The SHEDx project encompasses a range of activities to activate and engage the local community of Tolworth, and surrounding areas, to take ownership of their unused and green spaces to help define and improve the future for their town. Utilising original and accessible ideas, The Community Brain are engaging and helping to energise the community; enabling them to shape the future plans for Tolworth. SHEDx is funded through the HLF, crowd funding and the GLA.  Follow our blog here to keep up to date with the project.

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July 6, 2020

The Community Brain would like to say a massive thank you to everyone who has taken part in this years Tolworth Garden Festival 2020. 

We know that growing and gardening have taken on a renewed sense of importance for people during lock down, with many finding their gre...

June 15, 2020

Let's celebrate the joys of gardening this June with a virtual garden festival showcasing the best (and oddest) of growing, with a chance to win £300 worth of prizes! 

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June 8, 2020

Masters Architecture students from Unit 5 at Kingston University, led by Jim Reed and Takeshi Hayatsu, have teamed up with conservation group Citizen Zoo and The Community Brain to design and build an animal watching hide for communities in Tolworth to observe local wi...

May 29, 2020

Your Ideas Needed!

We are setting up a sustainable community hub at Tolworth Main Allotments called the Farm of Futures and need your ideas for activities and events via our 2 minute online survey:

Your ideas will form a vital rol...