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Today to Sun 28 Mar, closest first.
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Mother’s Day Handmade Gift and Craft Fair by Louise’s Events - Cancelled

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This Mother’s Day Handmade Gift & Craft Fair returns for a third year! This event is being organised to exhibit all locally handmade items, plus creating the perfect outlet to buy your gifts...
Holiday Inn (Southend Airport), 77 Eastwoodbury Crescent, Southend-on-Sea SS2 6XG
Sun 7 Mar

Leigh Singles Social Club - Postponed

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Single? Aged over 45 and looking for something to do? Come and join our lively social club. We have a range of events to suit everyone.
The Oakleigh, 1008 -1012 London Road, Leigh -on -Sea SS9 3NE
Wed 3 Mar, Wed 10 Mar, Wed 17 Mar

The positive power of partnerships - Virtual Open Garden - NGS

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For garden owner Karen Mann, it was the loss of her son that made her open her garden in Essex for the National Garden Scheme.
Virtual Event
Today to Tue 30 Mar

Ulting Wick, Essex: a garden jewel - Virtual Open Garden - NGS

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The reputation of Philippa Burroughs stunning Essex garden grows from year to year; recently it was voted one of the countrys top 100 gardens to visit by Garden News magazine.
Virtual Event
Today to Tue 30 Mar

Explore Whitstable gardens - Virtual Open Garden - NGS

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On the coastline of Kent, a community of gardeners offer a seaside retreat. From fishermens yards to formal gardens, Whitstable gardens blend seamlessly with their coastal landscape.
Virtual Event
Today to Mon 29 Mar

Doddington Place, Kent; a garden to discover - Virtual Open Garden - NGS

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The venerable gardens of Doddington Place have supported the National Garden Scheme for over fifty years.
Virtual Event
Today to Mon 29 Mar

Enchanted Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

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It has taken 25 years to create Enchanted Gardens from open farmland to the traditional cottage style garden it is today. I am passionate about the loss of our pollinating insects and am organic.
Enchanted Gardens, Whitstable CT5 3AP
Sun 21 Mar

Mount Ephraim Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

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Mount Ephraim is a privately-owned family home set in ten acres of terraced Edwardian gardens with stunning views over the Kent countryside.
Mount Ephraim Gardens, Faversham ME13 9TX
Sun 21 Mar

ellenor | Sponsored Walkathon

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Join ellenor at our hugely popular Sponsored Walkathon, a challenging 26.2 mile walk in support of families facing terminal illness.
Tower Bridge to ellenor, Coldharbour Road DA11 7HQ
Sat 20 Mar

Avalon, Kent: woodland wonderland - Virtual Open Garden - NGS

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Perched on the outskirts of the Kent Downs, Avalon is a woodland garden, designed to blend with its surrounding landscape.
Virtual Event
Today to Mon 29 Mar

Parrock Road, tenderly nurtured - Virtual Open Garden - NGS

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Although 58A Parrock Road in Gravesend, Kent usually opens as part of a group of gardens this lovely suburban plot can easily stand alone.
Virtual Event
Today to Tue 30 Mar

Aylesford Farmers Market

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Aylesford Farmers Market is held on the 3rd Sunday of the month at Aylesford Priory between the hours of 9.30am -1.30pm.
Aylesford Priory, Aylesford, Kent ME20 7BX
Sun 21 Mar

A haven of houseplants - Virtual Open Garden - NGS

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Mercy Morris, is the first ‘garden’ owner for the National Garden Scheme to open for houseplants alone.
Virtual Event
Today to Mon 29 Mar

Heath House - Open Garden for NGS

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2 acre spring and summer garden of surprises. Some areas ablaze, others calming. Formal ponds with box, yew, lavender, nepeta, and many different hostas, leading gently into lyrical...
Heath House, Layer Breton CO2 0PN
Sun 21 Mar

Essex Spring Food, Home & Gift Fair - Cancelled

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Essex Spring Food, Home & Gift Fair We launch our 2021 season here at lovely Cressing Temple Barns, one of Essex’s most popular venues, with a selection of exhibitors both inside the historic barns themselves, outside stands as well as
Cressing Temple Barns, Essex CM77 8PD
Sat 20 Mar and Sun 21 Mar

Timbers, Kent: a quintessential country garden - Virtual Open Garden - NGS

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Enclosed by trees over one-hundred years old, Timbers in Kent is a quintessentially English country garden.
Virtual Event
Today to Tue 30 Mar

Watergate House, Canterbury: A haven of tranquility - Virtual Open Garden - NGS

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This stunning garden on the River Stour in Kent is a delight of surprises at every turn. Join owner, artist and garden designer Fiona Cadwallader on this magical tour of a very special space.
Virtual Event
Today to Tue 30 Mar

Godmersham Park - Open Garden for NGS

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24 acres of restored wilderness and formal gardens set around C18 mansion (not open). Topiary, rose garden, herbaceous borders, walled kitchen garden and recently restored Italian & swimming pool...
Godmersham Park, Godmersham CT4 7DT
Sun 28 Mar

Great Comp Garden - Open Garden for NGS

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Skilfully designed 7 acre garden of exceptional beauty. Spacious setting of well maintained lawns and paths lead visitors through plantsmans collection of trees, shrubs, heathers and herbaceous...
Great Comp Garden, Sevenoaks TN15 8QS
Sun 28 Mar

Colchester Virtual Half-Marathon

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Colchester Virtual Half-Marathon 13.1 miles, your way: join us in March 2021 for the Colchester Virtual Half Marathon in aid of The Robin Cancer Trust!
Virtual Event
Mon 1 Mar, Sun 28 Mar

Godinton House & Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

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12 acres complement the magnificent Jacobean house. Terraced lawns lead through herbaceous borders, rose garden and formal lily pond to intimate Italian garden and large walled garden with...
Godinton House & Gardens, Ashford TN23 3BP
Sun 21 Mar, Sun 16 May

Colchester Sausage and Cider Festival

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Sausage & Cider Fest arrives for the first time in Colchester! Join us for over 25+ amazing craft ciders and over 15 different types of sausage flavours!
Charter Hall, Colchester CO1 1YH
Sat 13 Mar

Beth Chatto’s Plants & Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

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Internationally famous gardens, including dry, damp, shade, reservoir and woodland areas. The result of over 60 years of hard work and application of the huge body of plant knowledge possessed by...
Beth Chatto’s Plants & Gardens, Colchester CO7 7DB
Sat 20 Mar

The Old Barn - Open Garden for NGS

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The Old Barn is a beautiful family garden surrounded by outbuildings and fields. In the last few years this garden has gone from neglected site to stunning gardens, with plenty more changes still to...
The Old Barn, Tonbridge TN12 5NA
Sun 21 Mar

The World Garden at Lullingstone Castle; round the World in 80 plants

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Last week we featured a film of Diana Hart Dykes garden in Hampshire including her daughter Miranda Hart.
Virtual Event
Today to Tue 30 Mar

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