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Haven - Open Garden for NGS

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Award winning 300ft garden, designed in the Glade style, similar to Forest gardening but more open and with use of exotic and unusual trees, shrubs and perennials, with wildlife in mind, devised and
Haven, Ramsgate CT12 4BZ
Sun 5 Jun, Mon 1 Aug

Sweetbriar - Open Garden for NGS

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Exotic jungle garden of Steve Edney and Louise Dowle, multi gold medal winners at RHS Chelsea and Hampton court flower shows.
Sweetbriar, nr Sandwich CT3 2AX
Sun 17 Jul, Sun 21 Aug

Eureka - Open Garden for NGS

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Approx 1 acre garden with a blaze of colourful displays in perennial borders and the eight cartwheel centre beds. Sculptures, garden art, chickens, lots of seating and stairs to a viewing platform.
Eureka, Westerham Hill TN16 2HR
Sat 30 Jul, Sun 31 Jul, Sat 20 Aug, Sun 21 Aug

Haven - Open Garden for NGS

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Award winning 300ft garden, designed in the Glade style, similar to Forest gardening but more open and with use of exotic and unusual trees, shrubs and perennials, with wildlife in mind, devised and
Haven, Ramsgate CT12 4BZ
Sun 31 Jul, Sun 28 Aug, Mon 29 Aug

Allington Community Market

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Wonderful pop up tearoom from Sonya's Barn Bakery and lovely stalls to browse. Do come along for refreshments, local produce, plastic free refills, Mid Kent baby wearing library, clever crafts...
St Nicholas Church Hall, Poplar Grove, Allington ME16 0DE
Fri 5 Aug

12 Woods Ley - Open Garden for NGS

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A jungle style garden, showing what can be achieved in the smaller modern garden, filled with unusual foliage. The side garden has a selection of ferns and shade loving plants.
12 Woods Ley, Canterbury CT3 2HF
Sat 6 Aug

50 Pine Avenue - Open Garden for NGS

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The property sits on a steep ¼ acre plot with a swimming pool to the rear surrounded by tropical planting.
50 Pine Avenue, Gravesend DA12 1QZ
Sat 6 Aug

Priory Live Music Festival

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Priory Live Music Festival Scouting For Girls will headline this years Priory Live the music festival in Orpington Kent, that celebrates original creative & diverse artists with the spirit to step out of the box , described as
Priory Gardens High Street Orpington BR6 0HH
Sat 6 Aug
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Rock the Mote 2022

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Kent’s Biggest tribute festival Rock the Mote 2022. Which is more rock and roll than ever as we introduce the Thunder Dome our first heavy metal stage.
Mote Park Mote Ave ME15 7RN
Sat 6 Aug and Sun 7 Aug

Leydens - Open Garden for NGS

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Private garden of garden designer, nursery owner and author who created NGS Garden at Chelsea in 2002, winning Gold and Best in Show, and in 2010 Gold and People's Choice for the M&G Garden and
Leydens, Edenbridge TN8 5NH
Sun 7 Aug

Penns in the Rocks - Open Garden for NGS

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Large garden with spectacular outcrop of rocks, 140 million yrs old. Lake, C18 temple and woods. Daffodils, bluebells, azaleas, magnolia and tulips.
Penns in the Rocks, Tunbridge Wells TN3 9PA
Sun 7 Aug

Linton Park - Open Garden for NGS

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Overlooking the Weald of Kent this south facing, hillside garden is set in 450 acres of parkland. Re-imagined over the last 35 years, using original J C Loudon plans and historic maps, it boasts...
Linton Park, Maidstone ME17 4AB
Sun 7 Aug

Avalon - Open Garden for NGS

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½ acre woodland garden, for all seasons, on north west slope, something round every corner, views of surrounding countryside.
Avalon, Dunkirk ME13 9TN
Fri 12 Aug to Sun 14 Aug

69 Capel Street - Open Garden for NGS

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A contemporary urban cottage garden. A clever use of traditional and modern planting providing colour throughout the seasons.
69 Capel Street, Folkestone CT18 7LY
Sat 13 Aug and Sun 14 Aug

Cliff Barn - Open Garden for NGS

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2 acre garden surrounding an C18 barn. Designed in 2013 by award winning, Marian Boswall, and planted by the owner. Positioned on the old cliffs overlooking Romney Marsh and the sea beyond.
Cliff Barn, Tenterden TN30 7JX
Sun 14 Aug

Tram Hatch - Open Garden for NGS

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Meander your way off the beaten track to a mature, extensive garden changing through the seasons. You will enjoy a garden laid out in rooms - what surprises are round the corner' Large selection...
Tram Hatch, Ashford TN27 0BN
Sun 14 Aug

Cobham Hall - Open Garden for NGS

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1584 brick mansion (open for tours) and parkland of historical importance, now a boarding and day school for girls.
Cobham Hall, Cobham DA12 3BL
Sun 14 Aug

The Silk House - Open Garden for NGS

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A calm and gentle, Japanese stroll garden, Koi and wildlife ponds, unusual evergreen trees and bamboos, small woodland walk, kitchen garden, Mediterranean dry bank, new cloud garden, almost 2 acres
The Silk House, Tunbridge Wells TN12 6PA
Sat 20 Aug, Sun 21 Aug, Sun 16 Oct

Wing Walk for St Barnabas House

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Event details Get ready to soar through the skies whilst helping local people and their families live life as fully as possible, for the time they have left together.
Headcore Aerodrome, Ashford TN27 9HX
Sun 21 Aug

Wing Walk for Chestnut Tree House

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Event details Get ready to soar through the skies whilst helping local people and their families live life as fully as possible, for the time they have left together.
Headcore Aerodrome, Ashford TN27 9HX
Sun 21 Aug

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