Of Soil and Water: King’s Cross Pond Club is a new art installation in the form of a natural bathing pond, right in the middle of the King’s Cross development site.
The 40 metre long pond will open later this spring, and the public will be able to officially ‘bathe in art’.
While we wait for the warmer weather to arrive, we would like to invite you to attend a programme of talks and events. The events use King’s Cross Pond Club as a base to open up conversations about different topics including sustainability and the importance of green space in the city, history and art.
Many of the events include a visit to the pond to see the installation under development. Most of the events are free, but pre-booking is essential. Click on the links below to find out more and reserve your slot.
The King’s Cross Pond Club Event Programme
Thursday 26th March, ‘Blue Cities,’ a talk at the Garden Museum 18:30-20:00. Tickets £10
Saturday 28th March, Plant the banks of the King’s Cross Pond Club 10:00, 12:00 and 14:00. Free event
Easter Activity for the Family,‘Water, Water Everywhere!’ Tuesday 7th April, 11:30-12:30. Free event
Sunday 12th April, ‘The History of Hidden Rivers’ – A Walking Tour of the River Fleet 11:45-15:00. Free event – FULLY BOOKED.
Saturday 18th April, Sustainability at King’s Cross: Micro vs Macro 10:30-11:30. Free event
Sunday 19th April, ‘King’s Cross: Past and Present’ 14:00-16:00. Free event – FULLY BOOKED
Wednesday 6th May, ‘Wild Swimming in the City’ a talk at the British Library 18:30-20:00. Tickets £8
Tuesday 19th May, Public Art Forum: ‘Art, Place and Community’ A talk hosted by the Contemporary Art Society 18:30-20:30. Free event
These talks and tours are part of a continuing program to be hosted at the Pond Club. Watch this space…more dates will be added soon.