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Lindy Lea - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Set within an acre, this garden is a haven for wildlife with two water features, cottage garden style perennial plantings, variety of shrubs and mature trees.
Lindy Lea, Bedford MK45 1AB
Sun 21 Jun

Mill Lane Gardens - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Greenfield is an attractive and varied Bedfordshire village close to Flitwick and Ampthill. The village has houses of many different characteristics including several thatches and a recently...
Mill Lane Gardens, Bedford MK45 5DG
Sun 28 Jun

Hollington Farm - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Two acre country garden. Semi formal near house with small parterre, pergola, pond and borders. Planting is massed perennials, shrubs and roses. Outer areas are wilder with mature trees.
Hollington Farm, Bedford MK45 2BE
Sat 13 Jun and Sun 14 Jun

Dragons Glen - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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This contemporary garden takes full advantage of the sloped landscape and dry conditions of its Greensand Ridge location to great effect.
Dragons Glen, Bedford MK45 4BQ
Sun 28 Jun

South Beds Country Show

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Back for a 4th year at New Manor Farm, Harlington, the South Beds Country Show just gets bigger and better.
New Manor Farm, Harlington LU5 6LA
Sat 27 Jun and Sun 28 Jun

Woburn Abbey Garden Show is back for 2020

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Celebrating the intrinsic relationship between humans and horticulture, the theme for this year’s Woburn Abbey Garden Show is The Plant Connection.
Woburn Abbey and Gardens MK17 9WA
Sat 27 Jun and Sun 28 Jun

22 Elmsdale Road - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Topiary garden greets visitors before they enter a genuine Japanese Feng Shui garden including bonsai. Large collection of Japanese plants, Koi pond, lily pond and a Japanese Tea House.
22 Elmsdale Road, Bedford MK43 9JN
Today, Sun 7 Jun, Sat 4 Jul, Sun 5 Jul

Ash Trees - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Music from a group of flautists drifts through this secluded garden, walled in with borrowed tree-scape and hidden in a private lane.
Ash Trees, Milton Keynes MK17 8EN
Sat 20 Jun

Royal Oak Cottage - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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¾ acre garden created on the land of an old beer house, with wildlife in mind. There are old orchard trees, herbaceous beds, small oriental garden and a vegetable plot.
Royal Oak Cottage, Bedford MK43 9BB
Sun 21 Jun, Sun 2 Aug

Southill Park - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Southill Park first opened its gates to NGS visitors in 1927. A large garden with mature trees and flowering shrubs, herbaceous borders, a formal rose garden, sunken garden, ponds and kitchen garden.
Southill Park, nr Biggleswade SG18 9LL
Sun 7 Jun

Bedford Heights - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Originally built by Texas Instruments, Texan theme runs throughout the building and the gardens. The entrance simulates an arroyo or dry river bed, and is filled with succulents and cacti, mixture of...
Bedford Heights, Bedford MK41 7PH
Sat 13 Jun

Howbury Hall Garden - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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A late Victorian garden designed with mature trees, sweeping lawns and herbaceous borders. The large walled garden is a working garden, where one half is dedicated to growing a large variety of...
Howbury Hall Garden, Bedford MK41 0JB
Sat 20 Jun

Milton Keynes Dragon Boat Festival

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Dragon boat racing is an ancient Chinese tradition and the fastest growing water activity in Britain today - as well as the most fun!
Willen Lake, V10 Brickhill Street, Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire MK15 0DS
Sat 27 Jun

Stevington Village Open Gardens Afternoon - Cancelled

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The friendly community of Stevington, a North Bedfordshire village, invites you to visit for the afternoon when some of our residents will open their gardens to the public.
Entrance at St Mary’s Church Room, Church Road, Stevington, Bedfordshire MK43 7QB
Sun 7 Jun

88 Castlehill Road - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Diverse planting managed in a natural and artistic way, creating a feel of peace and beauty and a wildlife haven.
88 Castlehill Road, Dunstable LU6 1QG
Today

BCS Hertfordshire | Visit to Bletchley Park - Postponed

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Join us for an afternoon visit to Bletchley Park, the historic site of secret British code breaking activities during WWII.
Bletchley Park, Sherwood Drive, Bletchley, Milton Keynes MK3 6EB
Sun 21 Jun

Elgar: The Dream of Gerontius - Postponed

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‘This is the best of me… this, if anything of mine, is worth your memory.’ So wrote Elgar as he completed what has become known as one of the greatest and most sublime English choral works of all...
Milton Keynes Theatre, 500 Marlborough Gate, Milton Keynes MK9 3NZ
Sun 28 Jun

Brewery Comedy

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Proper Beer, Proper Comedy. Comedy in the Brewery. Leighton Buzzard Brewering Co opens it’s doors to it’s unique comedy club. Live on the factory floor.
Leighton Buzzard Brewing Co 23 Harmill Industrial Estate Leighton Buzzard LU7 4FF
Wed 1 Jul

126 Church Green Road - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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A gentle sloping mature garden of ½ acre is a plant lover’s delight, which incl a small formal garden, shady areas and mixed borders of shrubs, perennials and roses.
126 Church Green Road, Milton Keynes MK3 6DD
Sun 14 Jun

126 Church Green Road - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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A gentle sloping mature garden of ½ acre is a plant lover’s delight, which incl a small formal garden, shady areas and mixed borders of shrubs, perennials and roses.
126 Church Green Road, Milton Keynes MK3 6DD
Tue 16 Jun

St Mary’s Village Carnival

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One of the biggest rural Carnival’s in the country, set in delightful rural location below Dunstable Downs. Free admission, free parking, plenty of free entertainment.
Edlesborough Green LU6 2HS
Sat 4 Jul

Stotfold Mill Summer Art Exhibition - Cancelled

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Come and join us for our fifth annual Summer Art Exhibition. All the work on display is original and created by local artists and painters.
Stotfold Watermill & Nature Reserve, Mill Lane, Stotfold SG5 4NU
Fri 26 Jun to Sun 28 Jun
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Cowper & Newton Museum Gardens - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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The tranquil Flower Garden of C18 poet William Cowper, who said ’Gardening was of all employments, that in which I succeeded best’, has plants introduced prior to his death in 1800, many
Cowper & Newton Museum Gardens, Olney MK46 4AJ
Sat 13 Jun and Sun 14 Jun

Johnny Wheeler Returns to Wing S&SC

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An evening of live music and dancing to the very popular Johnny Wheeler! - The club is very pleased to welcome Johnny back after a highly successful night on 11th January.
Leighton Road, Wing LU7 0NW
Sat 27 Jun

St Paul’s Walden Bury - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Spectacular formal woodland garden, Grade 1 listed, laid out 1720, covering over 50 acres. Long rides lined with clipped beech hedges lead to temples, statues, lake and a terraced theatre.
St Paul’s Walden Bury, Hitchin SG4 8BP
Sun 7 Jun

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