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5a High Street - Open Garden for NGS

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Manicured lawns are the foil for this plantsman’s garden. Vistas lead past succulents to tropical areas and vibrant herbaceous beds.
5a High Street, Sutton-on-Trent NG23 6QA
Sun 1 Aug 21

Family Fun Day

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Join us for some dragon and medieval-themed fun at the Minster and Palace Gardens! Archery, crafts, music, demonstrations, and lots more for all the family. All welcome, no need to book!
Southwell Minster Church Street Southwell NG25 0HD
Fri 30 Jul 21

The Coach House - Open Garden for NGS

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The Coach House has two major garden areas set in approximately 0.9 acres. Both have several distinct sections and the planting throughout is designed to give colour and interest through the seasons.
The Coach House, Newark NG24 3SF
Sun 25 Jul 21

Thrumpton Hall - Open Garden for NGS

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2 acres incl. lawns, rare trees, lakeside walks, flower borders, rose garden, new pagoda, and box-bordered sunken herb garden, all enclosed by C18 ha-ha and encircling a Jacobean house.
Thrumpton Hall, Thrumpton NG11 0AX
Sun 18 Jul 21

Cornerstones - Open Garden for NGS

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Plant lovers’ garden, approaching ½ acre. Flowing colour themed and specie borders with rare, exotic and unusual plants, provide a wealth of colour and interest, whilst the unique fruit and...
Cornerstones, Nottingham NG12 2BS
Sun 18 Jul 21

Beesthorpe Hall Farm - Open Garden for NGS

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Large country garden full of exciting planting including an extensive ecologically designed, unique gravel garden.
Beesthorpe Hall Farm, Newark NG23 6AT
Sun 18 Jul 21

Ossington House - Open Garden for NGS

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Vicarage garden redesigned in 1960 and again in 2014. Chestnuts, lawns, formal beds, woodland walk, poolside planting, orchard. Terraces, yews, grasses.
Ossington House, Newark NG23 6LD
Sun 11 Jul 21

Hopbine Farmhouse, Ossington - Open Garden for NGS

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A small garden in separate halves; the southern half has a long herbaceous border with an arbour over which climb honeysuckle, clematis and r. Chinensis mutabilis.
Hopbine Farmhouse, Ossington, Ossington NG23 6LJ
Sun 11 Jul 21

The Old Vicarage - Open Garden for NGS

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Single handed labour of love has grown out of 2 acre hillside pony paddocks into much admired landscape gardens.
The Old Vicarage, Halam NG22 8AX
Sat 10 Jul 21

Spring Bank House - Open Garden for NGS

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Mediterranean planting, a bog garden, a summerhouse and a white garden, a water table from India and lion statues from Nepal, this garden offers much variety.
Spring Bank House, Sutton-in-Ashfield NG17 1GH
Sun 4 Jul 21

East Meets West - Open Garden for NGS

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East: We have a number of sizable acers, bamboos and Japanese lanterns. A stream flows past a cloud tree into a pond with goldfish and water lilies.
East Meets West, Sutton-In-Ashfield NG17 2BU
Sun 4 Jul 21

6 Weston Close - Open Garden for NGS

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Set on a substantial slope with 3 separate areas surrounding the house. Dense planting creates a full, varied yet relaxed display incl many scented roses, clematis and a collection of over 80 named...
6 Weston Close, Nottingham NG5 4FS
Sun 4 Jul 21

Lodge Mount - Open Garden for NGS

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Lodge Mount Garden is the vision founded and established by Helen just before she died of cancer in 2012. The garden has been open to the public ever since her death.
Lodge Mount, Retford DN22 0BT
Sat 3 Jul 21

The Alea Casino Variety Show

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Our next instalment of exquisite cabaret entertainment! WITH THE STUNNING INTERNATIONAL BURLESQUE PERFORMER.... VICKY BUTTERFLY!!! AND the one and only AURORA GALORE!!
Alea Casino, 108 Upper Parliament St, Nottingham NG1 6LF
Sat 3 Jul 21

Norwell Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

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This is the 25th yr that Norwell has opened a range of different, very appealing gardens all making superb use of the beautiful backdrop of a quintessentially English countryside village.
Norwell Gardens, Newark NG23 6JX
Wed 30 Jun 21

5 Burton Lane - Open Garden for NGS

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Modern cottage garden which is productive and highly decorative. We garden organically and for wildlife. The garden is full of colour and scent from spring to autumn.
5 Burton Lane, Whatton in the Vale NG13 9EQ
Mon 28 Jun 21

Norwell Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

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This is the 25th yr that Norwell has opened a range of different, very appealing gardens all making superb use of the beautiful backdrop of a quintessentially English countryside village.
Norwell Gardens, Newark NG23 6JX
Sun 27 Jun 21

NEW Summer Plant Fair at Thoresby Park on Saturday 26th June 2021

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New Summer Plant Hunters’ Fair at Thoresby Park in Nottinghamshire. This new summer event has free entry to the plant fair & country park (there is a small charge to park).
Thoresby Park, Nr. Ollerton, Nr. Newark NG22 9EP
Sat 26 Jun 21

Cauldron Born: How Long I Have Thirsted to be a God Among Men

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Surface is delighted to welcome back Amelia Seren Roberts, winner of the UK New Artists Prize, with her solo exhibition Cauldron Born: How Long I Have Thirsted to be a God Among Men.
Surface Gallery, 16 Southwell Road, Nottingham NG1 1DL
Sat 26 Jun 21

The Poplars - Open Garden for NGS

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Mature ½ acre garden on the site of a Victorian flower nursery, now a series of well planted areas each with its own character.
The Poplars, Newark NG23 6QA
Sun 20 Jun 21

Manor Farm - Open Garden for NGS

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Stunning ½ acre country garden planted for colour and perfume - food for the soul. Begun in 2015 still evolving with new secret garden to compliment the packed borders and shrubberies, gravel garden,...
Manor Farm, Newark NG23 5QD
Sun 20 Jun 21

NGS garden opening

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garden open for the NGS. Site very accessible for wheelchairs. Half an acre garden inside an old walled Victorian market garden.
The Poplars, 60 High Street, Sutton On Trent, near Newark NG2 3QA
Sun 20 Jun 21

Park Farm - Open Garden for NGS

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3 acre garden remarkable for its extensive variety of trees, shrubs and perennials, many rare or unusual.
Park Farm, Southwell NG25 0TJ
Sun 20 Jun 21

Resurface: Studio Artist Show

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Resurface: Studio Artist Show Paul Henegan / Gerry Henegan-Barr / Caitlin Hickling / Peter Lumley / Melody Marshall / Hannah Newton / Play Press / Alison Squires Surface is pleased to announce
16 Southwell Road NG1 1DL
Tue 15 Jun 21

Patchings Art Centre - Open Garden for NGS

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Promoting the enjoyment of art. Established in 1988, a 50 acre site with visitor centre in converted farm buildings. Each year a 4 day art festival has a national reputation.
Patchings Art Centre, Nottingham NG14 6NU
Sun 13 Jun 21

Hollinside - Open Garden for NGS

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A formal front garden with terraced lawns and borders lead to a shaded area with ferns, camellias, roses, hydrangeas and other flowering shrubs.
Hollinside, Nottingham NG17 7NA
Sun 13 Jun 21

Home Farm House, 17 Main Street - Open Garden for NGS

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A large garden behind old farmhouse in the centre of the village. The old orchard, herbaceous and vegetable gardens are preserved and the cart shed has been rebuilt as a pergola.
Home Farm House, 17 Main Street, Nottingham NG12 5AA
Sun 13 Jun 21

Rose Cottage - Open Garden for NGS

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Small cottage garden (300sqm) informally designed and packed full with butterfly and bee friendly plants. Sedum roof, mosaics and water features add unique interest.
Rose Cottage, Nottingham NG12 5GS
Sun 13 Jun 21

First orchestral concert in Nottingham 2021!

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Come to hear a live orchestral concert including Brahms’ Violin Concerto and Tchaikovsky’s Overture Romeo and Juliet, as well as music by Beethoven, Mendelssohn and Weber.
Albert Hall, North Circus Street, Nottingham NG1 5AA
Sun 13 Jun 21

First orchestral concert in Nottingham 2022!

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The first live orchestral concert this year in Nottingham’s Albert Hall is on Sunday June 13th at 3pm when Nottingham Philharmonic Orchestra will be performing Brahms’ violin concerto
Albert Hall, North Circus Street, Nottingham NG1 5AA
Sun 13 Jun 21

Askham Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

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Variety of pleasant English village gardens, with a flower festival in the church. Nursery House is a plantsman’s garden, secluded and private; featuring an attractive water feature.
Askham Gardens, Retford NG22 0RP
Sun 13 Jun 21

The Chimes - Open Garden for NGS

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We would like to invite you to pass through our archway and into our own little oasis on the edge of a busy city.
The Chimes, Heronridge NG5 9LG
Sun 13 Jun 21

Felley Priory Rare Plant Fair

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Specialist nurseries offering quality choice and unusual plants set in a plants persons inspiring garden Tel 01773 810230
Felley Priory Gardens underwood NG16 5FJ
Sun 6 Jun 21

Halam Gardens and Wildflower Meadow - Open Garden for NGS

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Lovely mix of a very popular beautiful, well-known, organic, rural plant lovers’ garden with clematis, striking viburnums amongst herbaceous borders and sweeping lawns, lots of pond life;
Halam Gardens and Wildflower Meadow, nr Southwell NG22 8AX
Mon 31 May 21

Papplewick Hall - Open Garden for NGS

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This historic, mature, 8 acre garden, mostly shaded woodland, abounds with rhododendrons, hostas, ferns, and spring bulbs.
Papplewick Hall, Nottingham NG15 8FE
Sun 30 May 21

Beginners Photography Workshop

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Get Off Auto at Manor Farm. If you’re stuck on the Auto setting on your camera and frustrated because you’re simply not getting the photos that you want, then this is the course for...
Manor Farm, Blyth Road, Oldcotes, Worksop. S81 8JA
Sun 30 May 21

Bridge Farm - Open Garden for NGS

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A large country garden in a quiet village with a wide variety of plants providing flower and foliage colour all year round.
Bridge Farm, Newark NG23 6NG
Sun 23 May 21

Upper Grove Farm - Open Garden for NGS

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We are a country garden around a farmhouse. We have a small orchard and informal beds of spring/summer flowers. Most of garden accessible to wheelchairs, some gravel paths.
Upper Grove Farm, Newark NG23 6NG
Sun 23 May 21

6 Hope Street - Open Garden for NGS

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A small garden packed with a wide variety of plants providing flower and foliage colour year round. Collections of alpines, bulbs, mini, small and medium size hostas (60+), ferns, grasses,...
6 Hope Street, Nottingham NG9 1DR
Sun 23 May 21

38 Main Street - Open Garden for NGS

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Varied acre. Bamboo fenced Asian species area with traditional outdoor wood fired Ofuro bath, herbaceous border, raised rhododendron bed, vegetables, greenhouse, pond area and art studio and terrace.
38 Main Street, Nottingham NG14 6EA
Sun 16 May 21

Ivy Bank Cottage - Open Garden for NGS

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A traditional cottage garden, with herbaceous borders, fruit trees incl a Nottinghamshire Medlar, vegetable plots and many surprises incl a stumpery, a troughery, dinosaur footprints and even
Ivy Bank Cottage, Newark NG23 7AG
Sun 16 May 21

Norwell Nurseries - Open Garden for NGS

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Jewel box of over 2,500 different, beautiful and unusual plants sumptuously set out in a one acre plantsmans garden incl shady garden with orchids, woodland gems, cottage garden borders, alpine and
Norwell Nurseries, Norwell NG23 6JX
Sun 16 May 21

The Big Jump

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Join us this Mental Health Awareness Week and take part in our Skydive Day The Big Jump with Team Beat.
Langar Airfield, Harby Rd, Langar, Nottingham NG13 9HY
Sat 15 May 21

Birds of Prey Walk

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A three hour photo walk in the stunning surroundings of Sherwood Forest. To make the most of the evening light with our Falconer Simon and his array of hawks, owls and eagles.
Sherwood Hideaway NG22 9EB
Tue 11 May 21

The Old Vicarage - Open Garden for NGS

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Single handed labour of love has grown out of 2 acre hillside pony paddocks into much admired landscape gardens.
The Old Vicarage, Halam NG22 8AX
Sun 9 May 21

Bluebell Photograph Walk

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Bluebell Photo Walk at Hodsock Priory. Running from 7-10am to catch and make the most of the early morning light; in the exquisite grounds of Hodsock Priory, we’ll be walking the woodland...
Hodsock Priory S81 0TY
Fri 30 Apr 21

1 Highfield Road - Open Garden for NGS

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Offers a large variety of plants, shrubs, rhodos, azaleas, bulbs and alpines. Large heuchera collection gives colour and texture all year. Espaliered archway, with apples, plums & pears.
1 Highfield Road, Nottingham NG16 1BQ
Sun 25 Apr 21

Normanton Hall - Open Garden for NGS

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3 acres with mature oak, lime beech and yew and recently planted trees. Vegetable area. New plantings of bulbs, rhododendrons and a camellia walk.
Normanton Hall, Normanton-on-Trent NG23 6RQ
Sun 25 Apr 21

Capability Barn - Open Garden for NGS

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Imaginatively planted large country garden with something new each year. April brings displays of Daffodils, Hyacinths and Tulips along with erythroniums, brunneras and primulas.
Capability Barn, Hoveringham NG14 7JH
Sat 24 Apr 21

Daffodil Sunday In aid of the NATIONAL GARDEN SCHEME

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A garden for all seasons Felley Priory has one of the country`s finest Daffodil orchards the collection dates back to 1920s Tel 01773 810230
Felley Priory Gardens , Underwood NG16 5FJ
Sun 18 Apr 21

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