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Today to Sun 28 Jun, closest first.
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Far from the Madding Crowd

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Haunting...brooding...smouldering...dynamic drama Written by Thomas Hardy Adapted by Mark Healy Directed by Paul Chesterton Designed by Max Dorey Performed by Bristol Old Vic Theatre School.
Shaftesbury Arts Centre, 13 Bell Street, Shaftesbury SP7 8AR
Sat 6 Jun

Stourhead - Floralia - Cancelled

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Celebrate the magnificent spring colour at Stourhead as the rhododendrons burst into bloom around the lake path.
Stourhead, Stourhead Estate Office, Stourton, Warminster, BA12 6QD
Today to Mon 29 Jun

The Grange - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Large village garden created 4-5 yrs ago. Large terrace with integrated colourful borders. Main lawn leading to 2 herbaceous borders planted in hot colours onto fastigiated hornbeam avenue.
The Grange, Sturminster Newton DT10 1PS
Sat 6 Jun and Sun 7 Jun

Semley Grange - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Large garden recreated in the last 10 years. Herbaceous border, lawn and wild flower meadow intersected by paths and planted with numerous bulbs.
Semley Grange, Shaftesbury SP7 9AP
Sun 28 Jun

Grove House - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Classic English garden divided into rooms. Yew hedges and topiary. Rose garden. Large herbaceous border. Late summer hot garden with grasses. Lawns. Mown walks.
Grove House, Shaftesbury SP7 9AP
Sun 28 Jun, Sun 16 Aug

The Old Vicarage - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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A 1.7 wildlife garden with lots of different snowdrops and other winter flowering shrubs. Followed by other bulbs including hundreds of narcissi and tulips, followed by camassias and alliums.
The Old Vicarage, Shaftesbury SP7 0BA
Today

East End Farm - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Exquisite wildflower meadow started 20 yrs ago. 2 acres on spectacular site overlooking Pyt House. Orchids, yellow rattle, grass vetchling, ragged robin, agrimony, meadow cranesbill, various vetches,...
East End Farm, Shaftesbury SP7 9BJ
Sun 21 Jun

The Old School House - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Small village garden laid out in last 6 yrs with planting of hedges into rooms incl orchard, secret garden and pergola walkway.
The Old School House, Blandford Forum DT11 8NZ
Sun 14 Jun, Wed 17 Jun

Far from the Madding Crowd

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Haunting...brooding...smouldering...dynamic drama Written by Thomas Hardy Adapted by Mark Healy Directed by Paul Chesterton Designed by Max Dorey Performed by Bristol Old Vic Theatre School.
The Exchange, 1 Old Market Hill, Sturminster Newton DT10 1QU
Thu 11 Jun

Holland Farm - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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The house and garden at Holland Farm were created from a derelict farmyard 13 years ago. The garden now boasts a number of exquisite rooms, divided by hornbeam and yew hedging.
Holland Farm, Bruton BA10 0JZ
Sun 14 Jun

Ark Farm - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Informal hidden gardens in beautiful setting with small wooded area, pond, water plants, lakeside walk, views of Old Wardour castle.
Ark Farm, Salisbury SP3 6RP
Sun 7 Jun

The Hollow, Blandford Forum - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Hillside cottage garden built on chalk, about acre with an interesting variety of plants in borders that line the numerous sloping pathways.
The Hollow, Blandford Forum, Blandford Forum DT11 8NJ
Sat 20 Jun, Sun 21 Jun, Wed 24 Jun

Cooking On Fire Courses at Roth Bar & Grill

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Join us for a celebration of fire and food. We’re always cooking over fire at Roth Bar & Grill but there seems to be a recent surge in interest for people to adopt this skill at home.
Roth Bar & Grill BA10 0NL
Mon 1 Jun

Manor Farm, Stourton Caundle - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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C17 farmhouse and barns with walled garden in middle of village. Mature trees, shrubberies, herbaceous borders, lakes and vegetable garden. Lovingly created over last 50 yrs by current owners.
Manor Farm, Stourton Caundle, Stourton Caundle DT10 2JW
Today

Lawsbrook - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Open for over 10 yrs for NGS. Garden incl over 130 different tree species spread over 6 acres. Native species and many unusual specimens incl Dawn redwood, Damyio oak and Wollemi pine.
Lawsbrook, Shillingstone DT11 0TE
Today

Batcombe House - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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A designers garden of two parts one a riot of colour through kitchen terraces, potager leading to wildflower orchard; the other a calm contemporary amphitheatre with large herbaceous borders and
Batcombe House, Shepton Mallet BA4 6HF
Sun 21 Jun

Black Shed - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Over 200 colourful and productive flower beds growing a sophisticated selection of cut flowers and foliage to supply florists and the public, for weddings, events and occasions throughout the
Black Shed, Sherborne DT9 4JX
Sun 28 Jun

St Margaret’s Hospice Open Gardens – Sherborne Hidden Gardens

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Have you ever wondered what was over the garden wall? Now is your chance to explore some of Sherborne’s loveliest hidden gardens, including artists’ studios and galleries.
22 Different Venues around Sherborne DT9 3DY
Sat 13 Jun and Sun 14 Jun

St Margaret’s Hospice Open Gardens – Sherborne 22 Hidden Gardens

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St Margaret’s Hospice Open Gardens – Sherborne 22 Hidden Gardens Explore some of Sherborne’s loveliest hidden gardens, including artists’ studios and galleries. On Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th June 2020, 22 private gardens will be open to the public on behalf of...
22 Various venues around Sherborne, Dorset DT9 3DY
Sat 13 Jun and Sun 14 Jun

Cortington Manor - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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4 acres of wild and formal gardens surround rose clad C18 manor house. Herbaceous border, yew bays with Portuguese laurel line main lawn. Bank of white roses and foxgloves edges swimming pool.
Cortington Manor, Warminster BA12 0SY
Sun 28 Jun

Manor House Farm - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Set in the lee of Bulbarrow Hill, this 1½ acre partially terraced garden has formal yew and beech hedging interspersed with topiary, lawn, and many abundantly filled herbaceous borders.
Manor House Farm, Blandford Forum DT11 0EN
Sun 14 Jun, Sun 21 Jun

Fovant House - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Fovant House is a former Rectory set in about 3 acres of formal garden. (House not open). In 2016 the garden was redesigned by Arabella Lennox Boyd.
Fovant House, Salisbury SP3 5LA
Sun 7 Jun

Barrow Farm - Open Garden for NGS - Cancelled

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Young farmhouse garden rammed full with thousands of plants as the inexperienced and new to gardening owners experiment with their ideas to beautiful effect.
Barrow Farm, Yeovil BA22 7LZ
Sat 6 Jun

Jesse Duplantis at FCF

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Jesse and Cathy Duplantis are here again to bless us. Invite your friends. Come early if you want a cuppa before the service.
Grace Christian Centre, Woodcock Industrial Estate, Woodcock Road, Warminster BA12 9DX
Today

Chris and Triss Horwood at FCF

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Chris and Triss are always a blessing when they minister here. They Pastor a church in England and have run a church in Russia for many years now.
Grace Christian Centre, Woodcock Industrial Estate, Woodcock Road, Warminster BA12 9DX
Sun 14 Jun

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