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More details - Avebury - Gardener's question time
Chat to head gardener Simon Brooks to discover more about Avebury Manor Garden or ask a question to solve a problem you’ve been having with your own garden!
Avebury, near Marlborough
Today, Fri 29 Jun

More details - Avebury - May half-term fun
This half-term at Avebury you can celebrate nature’s spring ’B’s with 50 things activities every day in the garden. It will be a week of bees, butterflies, birds and blooms so join us in the garden and tick off one of your 50 things!
Avebury, near Marlborough
Sat 26 May to Sun 3 Jun

More details - Avebury - Trust10 trail run at Avebury
The Trust10 is a monthly, 10k trail run that gives you the opportunity to explore the wider Avebury landscape. Join us at Avebury on the fourth Sunday of every month between April- October for a free, 10k trail run. Enjoy a challenging run with stunning views across the wider Avebury landscape.
Avebury, near Marlborough
Sun 27 May, Sun 24 Jun, Sun 22 Jul

More details - Avebury - Yoga on the lawn
Relax in the stunning setting of Avebury Manor garden as you take part in a rejuvenating outdoor yoga session with a local instructor . Parking in the main visitor car park is free for event attendees.
Avebury, near Marlborough
Sat 9 Jun, Sat 16 Jun, Sat 23 Jun, Sat 30 Jun, Sat 7 Jul, Sat 14 Jul, Sat 21 Jul

More details - Avebury - Lecture: breaking ground at Avebury
To mark the 100 year anniversary of women first gaining the right to vote in Britain, this year at Avebury we’ll be exploring the female archaeologists who worked here in the 20th century.
Avebury, near Marlborough
Tue 12 Jun

More details - Avebury - Spring  garden experience
Spend half a day with Head Gardener, Simon Brooks and discover more about Avebury Manor garden as well as tips and practical experience for your own garden. You’ll enjoy a guided tour of Avebury Manor garden with helpful hints on planning and nurturing your own garden.
Avebury, near Marlborough
Thu 14 Jun

More details - Avebury - Landscape walk - East of Avebury circuit
The East of Avebury circuit heads out of the stone circle towards the Ridgeway, taking in prehistoric round barrows before returning by the Avenue. The volunteer guide will help you unlock the history of the landscape as you walk.
Avebury, near Marlborough
Sun 17 Jun

More details - The Old Mill - Open Garden for NGS
Water running through a multitude of channels no longer drives the mill but provides a backdrop for whimsical garden of pollarded limes and naturalistic planting. Paths meander by streams and over small bridges. Vistas give dramatic views of downs beyond.
The Old Mill, Ramsbury
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Crofton Lock House - Open Garden for NGS
¾ acre garden in idyllic setting around 200 yr old, off grid lock keeper’s cottage. Garden comprises herbaceous beds designed with a painter’s eye to provide riotous colour, sculptural form, and an abundance of wildlife from spring to autumn; at rear a small orchard, collection of apple and soft fruit...
Crofton Lock House, Marlborough
Sun 3 Jun, Sun 29 Jul

More details - Coate Water Miniature Railway Sunday Running
The railway is set in the North East corner of Coate Water Country Park and is operated by volunteers. We have 1 mile of dual gauge track, with our extension opened in 2016. The railway is suitable for children and adults of all ages (children under 5 must be accompanied by an adult).
Coate Water Country Park Swindon just off junction 15 of the M4
Sat 26 May to Mon 28 May, Sat 2 Jun, Sun 3 Jun, Sun 10 Jun, Sun 17 Jun, Sun 24 Jun, Sun 1 Jul, Sun 8 Jul, Sun 15 Jul

More details - Shalbourne Village Book and Jigsaw Sale
Great Book and Jigsaw Sale plus occasional guest tables to raise funds for Shalbourne Village Hall Repairs. Hundreds of good quality adult and children’s books available all topics most at £1.00. Jigsaws usually c £3.50. or less. Normally guest table selling childrens handmade knitwear.
Shalbourne Village Hall ( Kingston Room) Kingston Road Shalbourne Marlborough
Sat 26 May

Children’s Arts Festival More details - Children's Arts Festival
A two day festival, where kids can try out arts activities with professional artists. A fabulous way to round off half term. A wide range of fun workshops and activities for kids, including theatre, music, dance, drama, storytelling and crafts. Outdoor and indoor.
Croft Hall, Activity Centre & Field, Hungerford
Sat 2 Jun and Sun 3 Jun
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More details - Rooksnest - Open Garden for NGS
Approx 10 acre exceptionally fine traditional English garden. Rose garden (redesigned 2017), herbaceous garden, pond garden, herb garden, fruit, vegetable and cutting garden, and glasshouses. Many specimen trees and fine shrubs, orchard and terraces. Garden mostly designed by Arabella Lennox-Boyd.
Rooksnest, Lambourn Woodlands
Wed 13 Jun

More details - Inholmes - Open Garden for NGS
Set in 10 acres with wonderful views over parkland. A wide variety of different areas to enjoy such as a walled garden, many spring bulbs, inspirational herbaceous borders and rose beds. Walks to the lake and through the meadow.
Inholmes, Woodlands St Mary
Wed 13 Jun

More details - Great Gatsby Dinner and Dance
Dig out your flapper dresses and gangster outfits and come and enjoy a cocktail on arrival followed by an authentic 1920s/30s 5 course dinner followed by dancing to the local celebrity DJ Mark Burdge’s amazing music.
Bishops Cannings School, Bishops Cannings
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Chisenbury Priory - Open Garden for NGS
Medieval Priory with Queen Anne face and early C17 rear (not open) in middle of 5 acre garden on chalk. Mature garden with fine trees within clump and flint walls, herbaceous borders, shrubs, roses. Moisture loving plants along mill leat, carp pond, orchard and wild garden, many unusual plants.
Chisenbury Priory, East Chisenbury
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Lydiard Park Walled Garden - Open Garden for NGS
Beautiful ornamental C18 walled garden. Trimmed shrubs alternating with individually planted flowers and bulbs incl rare daffodils and tulips, sweet peas, annuals and wall-trained fruit trees.
Lydiard Park Walled Garden, Swindon
Sun 10 Jun

More details - The Old Rectory Inkpen - Open Garden for NGS
On a gentle hillside with lovely countryside views, the Old Rectory offers a peaceful setting for this pretty 2 acre garden. Enjoy strolling through the formal and walled gardens, herbaceous borders, pleached lime walk and wild flower meadow (some slopes).
The Old Rectory Inkpen, Inkpen
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Calstone and Cherhill Downs - Cherhill Butterfly Walk
Join us to explore the stunning chalk downland of Calstone and Cherhill Downs. This landscape is packed with beautiful wild flowers and rare butterflies. Calstone and Cherhill Downs are home to some of our most beautiful and rare butterflies, such as the Marsh Fritillary and Adonis Blue.
Calstone and Cherhill Downs
Sun 27 May

More details - Conholt Park - Open Garden for NGS
10 acres of varied garden styles and lawns with mature cedars. Large walled garden recently replanted and established beds. Orchard with wisteria walk. Formal rose garden, rhyl, secret gardens with hostas, geranium and macleaya.
Conholt Park, Andover
Sun 17 Jun, Sun 22 Jul

More details - Kirby House - Open Garden for NGS
7 acres in beautiful setting with views of South Berkshire Downs and historical Combe Gibbet, across lawn with ha-ha and parkland. C18 Queen Anne House (not open). Formal borders, lily pond garden and terraces laid out by Harold Peto. Reflecting pond with fountain, lake, walled garden and contemporary sculptures.
Kirby House, Inkpen
Sun 10 Jun

More details - Pear Cottage - Open Garden for NGS
A ’jewel of a small garden’ choc full of interest all yr. Spiral paths and low hedges, with alpines, hellebores, perennials, peonies in the front. Vibrant exotic patio at the back, steps up to quirky topiary, roses, grasses, clematis, herbs, fruit. Timber greenhouse.
Pear Cottage, Devizes
Fri 15 Jun, Sat 7 Jul

More details - Art Trail Week in Devizes
The Lawrence Society of Art have an exhibition and sale of paintings and art at The Crown Centre. Also dozens of artworks are being displayed in shops and premises all around Devizes town centre. Pick up a trail map from The Crown Centre and look out for the yellow signs.
Devizes town centre and Crown centre
Mon 18 Jun to Sat 23 Jun

More details - 1 Southview - Open Garden for NGS
An atmospheric small town garden that leads you through many different, fascinating areas as it seems to go on and on.
1 Southview, Devizes
Fri 15 Jun, Sat 7 Jul

More details - Plant in the Park
Hillworth Park Events—Plant in the Park Tuesday 29th May, 10am to 2pm The Hillworth Park team are once again joining forces with the Devizes in Bloom Committee to help teach our younger park-goers the joys of gardening!
Hillworth Park Cafe, Queens Road, Devizes, Wiltshire
Tue 29 May

More details - New to You Sale
Come and grab a bargain at our New to You Sale! Items include clothes, books, DVDs, household items, bric-a-brac, children’s toys, kitchenware and much more. Hot and cold refreshments available all morning. All money raised goes directly to the center to care for the rescue animals.
National Animal Welfare Trust, Trindledown Farm, Wantage Road, Great Shefford
Sun 3 Jun, Sun 1 Jul

More details - Whalebone: Mirabilia Tour
An evening of eclectic acoustic music from critically acclaimed trio Whalebone. The award winning instrumental trio, whose blend of Celtic folk music interwoven with strands of rock, Americana and Eastern European tradition has earned them a following both in the U.K.
Watchfield Village Hall, Chapel Hill
Fri 22 Jun

More details - Westmill Woodland Burial Ground Open Day
We’re All A-Buzz About Our Open Day Westmill Woodland Burial Ground are inviting visitors to their Open Day and Family event The day will start with a family event led by conservationists Jacquie Collins and Colin Crook. Visitors will learn how to make a bird box to take home.
Westmill Woodland Burial Ground, Watchfield, Swindon
Sat 16 Jun

More details - Watchfield Village Fete 2018
12 noon to 5pm Family fun day, including: fun fair; companion dog show; animal attractions; old-fashioned fete stalls; arena and stage events; live music; children’s games; BBQs; bar; refreshments; craft stalls; car boot; Punch & Judy; magic show; sheepdog display and much, much more.
Watchfield Recreation Ground, High Street, Watchfield
Sat 2 Jun

More details - Cadenham Manor - Open Garden for NGS
The glorious 4 acre garden comprises a series of rooms around a listed manor and dovecote. Divided by yew hedges and moats, the rooms are furnished with specimen trees, mixed borders, plus fountains and statues to focus the eye. Vegetable garden, herb garden and water garden in old canal.
Cadenham Manor, Chippenham
Wed 6 Jun

More details - Windmill Cottage - Open Garden for NGS
1 acre cottage style, wildlife friendly garden on greensand. Mixed beds and borders with long season of interest. Roses on pagoda, large vegetable patch for kitchen and exhibition at local shows, greenhouse. Whole garden virtually pesticide free for last 20yrs. Small bog garden by wildlife pond.
Windmill Cottage, Market Lavington
Today, Thu 14 Jun, Fri 15 Jun, Thu 12 Jul, Fri 13 Jul

More details - Longer Walk
Poulshot and Caen hill locks
Car park by village hall, Poulshot. ST969596
Mon 11 Jun

More details - West Lavington Manor - Open Garden for NGS
5 acre walled garden first established in C17 by John Danvers who brought Italianate gardens to the UK. Herbaceous border, redeveloped Japanese garden, new rose garden, orchard and arboretum with some outstanding specimen trees all centred around a trout stream and duck pond.
West Lavington Manor, West Lavington
Sat 9 Jun

More details - Trantor House - Open Garden for NGS
Border Oak timber framed house on country lane surrounded by approx acre of both formal and informal gardens. Attractive mixed and herbaceous colour themed borders, rose garden, wildlife pond and stream. Summerhouse, raised vegetable beds and wildflower meadow. Chickens. Sloping garden with steps.
Trantor House, Durrington
Sun 27 May, Sat 2 Jun, Sun 3 Jun

More details - Stockcross House - Open Garden for NGS
A delightful two acre garden set around a Grade II listed former rectory (not open), with an emphasis on naturalistic planting. Romantic wisteria and clematis covered pergola, reflecting pond with folly, rich variety of roses, vegetable and cutting garden. Orangery with vines. Pond with cascade and duck house.
Stockcross House, Newbury
Sun 17 Jun

More details - The Buscot and Coleshill Estates - Art Masterclass  at Great Coxwell Barn
Be inspired and learn to draw surrounded by the beauty of an ancient Scheduled Monument and its rolling Oxfordshire countryside. Drawing in colour pencil. There is so much more that colour pencils can do other than just colouring in. They are a dry media like pastels and can achieve a wide range of effects.
The Buscot and Coleshill Estates, Coleshill Estate Office, Coleshill, Swindon,
Sat 26 May and Sun 27 May

More details - The Buscot and Coleshill Estates - Mad Hatters Tea Party
Join Alice and the Mad Hatter on a fun filled magical journey to Wonderland. There will be puzzles to solve, mysteries to unravel and a tea party to attend! Alice and the Mad Hatter need your help as they try and solve the riddle of the missing white rabbit.
The Buscot and Coleshill Estates, Coleshill Estate Office, Coleshill, Swindon,
Sat 26 May and Sun 27 May

More details - The Buscot and Coleshill Estates - African Drumming Workshop
Drumming brings together people of all ages in an exciting, energizing and accessible way. Come and learn a new skill and join in the foot tapping fun! From complete musical novice to professional musician, everyone enjoys getting involved with creating infectious grooves and foot tapping rhythms!
The Buscot and Coleshill Estates, Coleshill Estate Office, Coleshill, Swindon,
Sat 26 May

More details - The Buscot and Coleshill Estates - Circus Skills Workshop
Why not try something you’ve never done before' Circus skills are great fun whether you’re big or small, so why not give it a try' Who hasn’t wanted to master a new skill like juggling or plate-spinning' A circus workshop is a great way to involve people of all ages in a positive, fun
The Buscot and Coleshill Estates, Coleshill Estate Office, Coleshill, Swindon,
Sat 26 May

More details - The Buscot and Coleshill Estates - Shakespeare in a Suitcase - A Midsummer Night's Dream
Join a band of travelling players, as they introduce the Midsummer Night’s madness of fairies, sprites and fantastical creatures in one of Shakespeare’s most popular comedies.
The Buscot and Coleshill Estates, Coleshill Estate Office, Coleshill, Swindon,
Sat 26 May

More details - The Buscot and Coleshill Estates - Raise the Rafters - Live Jazz featuring 6 PLUS 1
Raise the rafters in the Great Barn. Eat, drink and laugh with the hugely entertaining Simon Currie’s 6PLUS1, a virtuoso jazz band with New Orleans, Ska, Rock, and Funk influences and a comedy edge. 6PLUS1 is a 7 piece ensemble who came together with an obvious enthusiasm for their music.
The Buscot and Coleshill Estates, Coleshill Estate Office, Coleshill, Swindon,
Sat 26 May

More details - The Buscot and Coleshill Estates - Shakespeare in a Suitcase - Macbeth
Macduff invites you to hear his haunting tale of the murderous Macbeth’s in one of Shakespeare’s best know tragedies of greed, ambition, and desire for power. Join Macduff as he recounts his evocative tale of the murderous Macbeth’s and how they tore his and Scotland’s life apart.
The Buscot and Coleshill Estates, Coleshill Estate Office, Coleshill, Swindon,
Sat 26 May

More details - The Buscot and Coleshill Estates - Great Barn Arts Festival 2018
The Great Barn is hosting a family friendly Festival of the Arts, offering a wide variety of separately ticketed events ranging from Shakespeare to drumming, medieval storytelling to Comedians. It’s time to raise the roof and enjoy a family friendly weekend long celebration of all aspects of the Arts.
The Buscot and Coleshill Estates, Coleshill Estate Office, Coleshill, Swindon,
Sat 26 May and Sun 27 May

More details - The Buscot and Coleshill Estates - Family Art Masterclass at Great Coxwell Barn
Be inspired and learn to draw surrounded by the beauty of an ancient Scheduled Monument and its rolling Oxfordshire countryside. Drawing in colour pencil. There is so much more that colour pencils can do other than just colouring in. They are a dry media like pastels and can achieve a wide range of effects.
The Buscot and Coleshill Estates, Coleshill Estate Office, Coleshill, Swindon,
Sat 26 May and Sun 27 May

More details - The Buscot and Coleshill Estates - Ask an Archaeologist Comedy Club at Great Coxwell Barn
Sit down comedy show about life as an Archaeologist, Vikings and Shakespeare’s naughty side. Paul Duncan McGarrity brings his acclaimed Edinburgh Festival show to The Great Barn Festival and where better to have a conversation with an archaeologist than in a scheduled ancient monument.
The Buscot and Coleshill Estates, Coleshill Estate Office, Coleshill, Swindon,
Sun 27 May

More details - The Buscot and Coleshill Estates - Candy Floss Comedy Club - Paul Duncan McGarrity
This family friendly show is a traditional comedy club set with most of the really naughty bits taken out and with just enough left in to keep the kids giggling and provide playground fodder for a quite a while!
The Buscot and Coleshill Estates, Coleshill Estate Office, Coleshill, Swindon,
Sun 27 May

More details - The Buscot and Coleshill Estates - Twelfth Night at Great Coxwell Barn
Enriched with passion, wit and live music, this is a vibrant and intimate production of Twelfth Night (or What You Will). Enjoy this festive take on Shakespeare’s most delightful and thought-provoking comedy. ’In delay there lies no plenty ... youth’s a stuff will not endure’ Christmas 1917.
The Buscot and Coleshill Estates, Coleshill Estate Office, Coleshill, Swindon,
Sun 27 May

More details - The Buscot and Coleshill Estates - "Sword Age, Axe Age" Viking Stories
Bring the past to life with this exciting collection of tales from Viking times told by a traditional Viking storyteller! Hear of the outrageous adventures of the Norse gods and their war with the giants. Thrill to sagas full of danger, trickery and beheading! Interactive storytelling. Booking Essential.
The Buscot and Coleshill Estates, Coleshill Estate Office, Coleshill, Swindon,
Sun 27 May

More details - The Buscot and Coleshill Estates - Spontaneous Storytelling with Michael Loader
Fire your imagination and enter the wonderful world of spontaneous storytelling. Help create a tale never told before with Michael Loader, an acclaimed Story Teller. Michael Loader will tell and perform you a tale never told before.. YOUR WORDS... You may even end on stage yourself!
The Buscot and Coleshill Estates, Coleshill Estate Office, Coleshill, Swindon,
Sun 27 May

More details - The Buscot and Coleshill Estates - River Ramble with the Ranger along the River Thames
Join our Ranger for a walk along the River Thames discovering more about its history and the nature. Starting from Buscot village car park, join our Ranger on a two hour walk alongside the Thames, exploring the site of the former railway, Second World War and River History. Booking Essential. Phone: 01793 762209.
The Buscot and Coleshill Estates, Coleshill Estate Office, Coleshill, Swindon,
Wed 6 Jun

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