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Claridges Barn - Open Garden for NGS

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3½ acres of family garden, wood and meadow hewn from a barley field on limestone brash. Situated on top of the Cotswolds, it is open to all weathers, but rewarding views and dog walking opportunities...
Claridges Barn, Chipping Norton OX7 5XG
Sun 25 Apr

The Old Rectory, Farnborough - Open Garden for NGS

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In a series of immaculately tended garden rooms, incl herbaceous borders, arboretum, secret garden, roses, vegetables and bog garden, there is an explosion of rare and interesting plants, beautifully
The Old Rectory, Farnborough, nr Wantage OX12 8NX
Sun 18 Apr, Sun 16 May

Meet Alice this Easter

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Fairytale Farm is looking forward to welcoming guests back to the farm for our all-new Easter event, running from 12th to 18th April.
Fairytale Farm, Southcombe, Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire OX7 5QH
Mon 12 Apr to Sun 18 Apr

Kingham Lodge - Open Garden for NGS

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Many ericaceous plants not normally seen in the Cotswolds grow on 5 acres of garden, planted over 2 decades. Big display of rhododendron, laburnum arch and azaleas.
Kingham Lodge, Chipping Norton OX7 6YL
Wed 5 May

The Old Vicarage, Bledington - Open Garden for NGS

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1½ acre garden around an early Victorian vicarage (1843) not open. Borders and beds filled with spring bulbs, hardy perennials, shrubs and trees.
The Old Vicarage, Bledington, Chipping Norton OX7 6UX
Sun 25 Apr

Lymphoma Focus Day 2021

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Whether you are newly diagnosed, on active monitoring, having treatment, finished treatment or are a family member, friend or carer – our Lymphoma Focus Day has been created with you in mind.
Virtual Event
Sat 8 May

Broughton Grange - Open Garden for NGS

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An impressive 25 acres of gardens and light woodland in an attractive Oxfordshire setting. The centrepiece is a large terraced walled garden created by Tom Stuart-Smith in 2001.
Broughton Grange, Banbury OX15 5DS
Sun 2 May

The Pace Big Walk

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This year’s BIG Walk routes take in the Ridgeway Trail between Watlington and Wendover. There is a choice of four routes: 18m – Watlington – Wendover 12m – Chinnor – Wendover 6m – Princes...
Wendover HP22 5TE
Sat 24 Apr

Blacksmiths Cottage - Open Garden for NGS

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This walled garden has been created in the last 6 yrs for all seasons with many fine and unusual trees, shrubs, plants and bulbs, set around a large lawn with a beautiful Aqualens fountain at its
Blacksmiths Cottage, Moreton-in-Marsh GL56 0SE
Sun 18 Apr

Lindengate - Open Garden for NGS

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Lindengate’s mission statement is to ’Foster an improved state of mental health and wellbeing through the healing power of nature and horticulture’.
Lindengate, Wendover HP22 6BD
Sun 2 May

Lear’s Daughters

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A lockdown twist on Shakespeare’s King Lear Written and Directed by Nicholas Osmond Performed Live Online! Lear is stuck in a care home during a worldwide pandemic.
Virtual Event
Today and Sun 11 Apr

Rooksnest - Open Garden for NGS

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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.
Rooksnest, Lambourn Woodlands RG17 7SB
Wed 21 Apr

Aston Clinton Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

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These two lovely cottage gardens, one well established and the other having recently undergone a radical redesign by its new owner, share a basis of seasonal interest underpinned by evergreens and
Aston Clinton Gardens, Aylesbury HP22 5JE
Sun 25 Apr, Sun 20 Jun

Rookwood Farm House - Open Garden for NGS

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This exciting valley garden, a work in progress, has elements all visitors can enjoy. A rose covered pergola, fabulous tulips, giant alliums, and a recently developed jungle garden with cannas,...
Rookwood Farm House, Newbury RG20 8JX
Sun 25 Apr

Lower Slaughter - Open Garden for NGS

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2 individual gardens filled with spring bulbs, flowering cherries and sparkling water features. Managed by the same team of gardeners and subject to ongoing development and investment.
Lower Slaughter, Cheltenham GL54 2HP
Wed 14 Apr

Talk: Excavating the Public Baths of the Roman City at Silchester, Ham

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The Roman baths at Silchester were first discovered in 1903-4 during the Society of Antiquaries’ of London campaign to explore the Roman city in its entirety within the town walls.
Virtual Event
Wed 21 Apr

Fisheye Film Festival 2021

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Fisheye Film Festival brings an exciting treasure trove of new films from our international competition for audiences to explore.
Virtual Event
Fri 23 Apr to Sun 2 May

Prospect Park Mansion House, Reading Talk

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Prospect Park Mansion House, Reading Talk With speaker Katie Amos. This talk will explore the history of one of Tilehurst’s most iconic landmarks and the families associated with it.
Virtual Event
Thu 22 Apr

Jane Austen’s School Days in Reading Talk

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Jane Austen’s School Days in Reading Talk With speaker Joy Pibworth. This quarter, in celebration of the 900th anniversary of the founding of Reading Abbey by Henry I, Berkshire Family History Society has two talks focusing on aspects of the...
Virtual Event
Sat 8 May

Overstroud Cottage - Open Garden for NGS

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Artistic chalk garden on two levels. Collection of C17/C18 plants including auriculas, hellebores, bulbs, pulmonarias, peonies, geraniums, dahlias, herbs and succulents.
Overstroud Cottage, Gt Missenden HP16 9QE
Sun 2 May

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