Adopt a Tub

PEER

Adopt a Tub invited residents and organisations across Hoxton to transform baths into planters and artworks to be enjoyed by all of the community!

Visitor Information

97-99 Hoxton Street
London
N1 6QL

Tubs have been adopted by the community and positioned across Hoxton. If you want do some tub spotting yourself, you can download the trail here: www.peeruk.org/adopt-a-tub-community-trail

Hoxton Street, where many of the baths will live, is easily accessible by Hoxton Station and London Overground or Old Street Station where you can get National Rail and the Northern Line.

Get involved

Volunteering opportunities / Upcoming events

Current bath tubs on view to the public:
PEER, N1 6QL
Hundred Years Gallery, E2 8JD
Hoxton Hall, N1 6SH
St Monica's RC Primary School, N1 6QN
Myrtle Walk, North and South Arden Estate, N1 6QB
Shoreditch Library, Falkirk Street end, N1 6LP
Alive and Kicking, 147 Hoxton Street, N1 6QG
St John's Hoxton, park, Pitfield St, N1 6NP
New City College, Hoxton Street side, N1 6HQ

Get in touch

Photos of the site

Adopt a Tub marketing

Monday, March 4, 2019

Introduction to planting workshop

Saturday, March 9, 2019

Jane's tub drawing

Saturday, March 9, 2019

Mapping the baths across Hoxton

Monday, March 11, 2019

Mapping the baths across Hoxton

Monday, March 11, 2019

Investigating herbs at St Mary's

Friday, March 15, 2019

St Mary's Secret Garden visit

Friday, March 15, 2019

Planting workshop at college

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Planting seeds with students

Thursday, March 21, 2019

Planning the artworks

Friday, March 29, 2019

Ideas to explore in the artwork

Friday, March 29, 2019

Neglected library site before tub

Monday, April 1, 2019

Myrtle Walk site before tub

Monday, April 1, 2019

Hoxton Hall site before tub

Monday, April 1, 2019

St John's site before tub

Monday, April 1, 2019

Library planting plan

Monday, April 8, 2019

Myrtle Walk planting plan

Monday, April 8, 2019

Aina's college planting plan

Monday, April 8, 2019

Grow Wild seed planting

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Wildflower planting at St John's

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Wildflower planting

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Wildflower seeds germinating

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Planting Alive and Kicking bath

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Alive and Kicking tub

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Alive and Kicking tub with frame

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Transporting tub materials

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Planting Aina's tub

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Found toilet planted with mint

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Myrtle Walk tub duo planting

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Watering Myrtle Walk tub

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Myrtle Walk tub, ivy climbing

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Students positioning plants

Friday, May 17, 2019

Students planting the bath

Friday, May 17, 2019

Students watering the plants

Friday, May 17, 2019

Students with their planted bath!

Friday, May 17, 2019

College students planting

Friday, May 17, 2019

Finished college bath

Friday, May 17, 2019

Students filling the bath

Friday, May 17, 2019

Hoxton Hall bath

Thursday, June 6, 2019

Planting at Hundred Years Gallery

Thursday, June 6, 2019

Hundred Years planting team

Thursday, June 6, 2019

Hundred Years Gallery's bath

Thursday, June 6, 2019

A nice view from the street

Thursday, June 6, 2019

Attendee's mum gardening in Ghana

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Participants drawing each other

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Olivia helping participant

Wednesday, June 19, 2019

Students with artwork designs!

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Students with AAT certificate

Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Cornflowers and buddleja blooming

Monday, July 8, 2019

Olivia Mathurin artwork

Thursday, August 15, 2019

Eddie from Alive & Kicking

Thursday, August 15, 2019

Adopt a Tub Trail Launch

Thursday, August 15, 2019

Bath close-up

Thursday, August 15, 2019

Sheila & St John's bath

Thursday, August 15, 2019

Adopt a Tub Launch

Thursday, August 15, 2019

Aina and her bath

Thursday, August 15, 2019

Butterfly landing on Jane!

Thursday, August 15, 2019

What we've been up to

What we did When we did it How many people took part Who was there
Adopt a Tub Community Trail Launch 15/08/2019 - 15:00 20 Mixed ages
Workshop with Olivia Mathurin and Year 6 St Monica's students; creating art which will be turned into vinyl stickers for their bath! 25/06/2019 - 11:30 24 Mostly families or children under 12
Workshop with Olivia Mathurin and after school group at Hoxton Hall; creating art which will be turned into vinyl stickers for their bath! 19/06/2019 - 16:00 15 Mostly families or children under 12
Planting tub at Hundred Years Gallery 06/06/2019 - 15:00 4 Mostly adults 25+
Planting tub at Hoxton Hall 06/06/2019 - 12:00 4 Mostly adults 25+
Bath planting workshop with SEND students at New City College 17/05/2019 - 16:00 11 Mostly young people 12-25
Bath planting workshop with Year 6 students at St Monica's RC Primary School 17/05/2019 - 11:00 11 Mostly families or children under 12
Planting at St John's Hoxton 01/05/2019 - 10:00 3 Mixed ages
Planting tubs at Shoreditch Library, Myrtle Walk and Aina's tub at New City College 18/04/2019 - 10:00 5 Mixed ages
Planting tub at Alive and Kicking 16/04/2019 - 10:00 4 Mixed ages
Planting Grow Wild Wildflower seeds workshop with young people at St John's Holiday Club 09/04/2019 - 11:00 15 Mostly families or children under 12
Planting seeds workshop at New City College with SEND students 21/03/2019 - 09:00 17 Mostly young people 12-25
Designing tub artworks with artist Olivia Mathurin at PEER 29/03/2019 - 15:00 11 Mostly adults 25+
Visited St Mary's Secret Garden to explore different herbs and plants 15/03/2019 - 16:00 11 Mixed ages
Ran an introductory tub planting workshop for local people at PEER. Participants were invited to suggest tub locations. 09/03/2019 - 10:00 8 Mostly adults 25+