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May events

Coverwood Lakes - Open Garden for NGS

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14 acre landscaped garden in stunning position high in the Surrey Hills with four lakes and bog garden. Extensive rhododendrons, azaleas and fine trees. 3½ acre lakeside arboretum.
Coverwood Lakes, Ewhurst GU6 7NT
Sun 3 Apr, Sun 10 Apr, Mon 2 May

Little Orchards - Open Garden for NGS

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Garden designer's contemporary cottage garden that has been planted for year-round interest using a tapestry of foliage textures as well as flower interest.
Little Orchards, Redhill RH1 5QU
Wed 27 Apr, Wed 18 May, Wed 15 Jun

The Garth Pleasure Grounds - Open Garden for NGS

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Mature 9 acre Pleasure Grounds created by Walter Godfrey in 1919, present an idyllic setting surrounding the former parish workhouse refurbished in Edwardian style.
The Garth Pleasure Grounds, Lingfield RH7 6BJ
Sun 1 May, Sun 8 May

Crosswater Farm - Open Garden for NGS

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Idyllic 5 acre woodland garden. Plantsmans collection of rhododendrons and azaleas inc rare species collected in the Himalayas and hybrids raised by the family.
Crosswater Farm, Farnham GU10 2JN
Sun 1 May and Mon 2 May

Moleshill House - Open Garden for NGS

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Romantic garden. Short woodland path leads from dovecote to beehives. Informal planting contrasts with formal topiary box and garlanded cisterns.
Moleshill House, Cobham KT11 1BG
Mon 2 May

Fairmile Lea - Open Garden for NGS

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Victorian sunken garden fringed by rose beds and lavender with a pond in the centre. An old acacia tree stands in the midst of the lawn.
Fairmile Lea, Cobham KT11 1BG
Mon 2 May

Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox

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Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox. Artists performing: Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox. Tickets avaiable.
G Live, Guildford GU1 2AA
Tue 3 May

DogFest at Loseley Park

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Bring your dog to DogFest Surrey, in partnership with Bought By Many, and treat them to a day which guarantees to get their tails wagging at Loseley Park.
Loseley Park Guildford GU3 1HS
Sat 7 May and Sun 8 May

Westways Farm - Open Garden for NGS

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6 acre garden surrounded by woodlands planted in 1930s with mature and some rare rhododendrons, azaleas, camellias and magnolias, underplanted with bluebells, lilies and dogwood; extensive lawns and
Westways Farm, Chobham GU24 8HH
Sun 8 May

Nick Mason's Saucerful of Secrets - More Games For May

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Nick Mason's Saucerful of Secrets - More Games For May. Artists performing: Nick Mason's Saucerful of Secrets. Tickets avaiable.
Fairfield Halls, Croydon CR9 1DG
Wed 11 May

Free Coffee Concert

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Free Coffee Concert 12 May - Yoon Seok Shin, piano 9 June - Fumi Otsuki and Sarah Kershaw, violin and piano
Guildford Cathedral, Stag Hill, Guildford GU2 7UP
Thu 12 May, Thu 9 Jun

Ramster - Open Garden for NGS

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A stunning, mature woodland garden set in over 20 acres, famous for its rhododendron and azalea collection and its carpets of bluebells in spring.
Ramster, Chiddingfold GU8 4SN
Fri 13 May

Stewart Lee: Snowflake / Tornado

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Stewart Lee: Snowflake / Tornado PRESENTED BY JOHN MACKAY IN ASSOCIATION WITH DEBI ALLEN / CURTIS BROWN A double-bill of two new 60 minute sets, back to back from 'the world’s greatest living stand-up' (Times).
Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Millbrook, Guildford GU1 3UX
Fri 13 May and Sat 14 May

Little Orchards - Open Garden for NGS

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Garden designer's contemporary cottage garden that has been planted for year-round interest using a tapestry of foliage textures as well as flower interest.
Little Orchards, Redhill RH1 5QU
Sun 15 May, Sun 12 Jun

Lower House - Open Garden for NGS

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Unusual rare trees and shrubs shape the layout of the garden creating many stunning vistas and quiet areas.
Lower House, Godalming GU8 6NW
Thu 19 May, Sun 22 May

Hall Grove School - Open Garden for NGS

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Formerly a small Georgian country estate, now a co-educational preparatory school. Grade II listed house (not open). Mature parkland with specimen trees.
Hall Grove School, Bagshot GU19 5HZ
Sat 21 May

The Therapy Garden - Open Garden for NGS

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The Therapy Garden is a horticulture and education charity that uses gardening to have a positive and significant impact on the lives of people facing challenges in life.
The Therapy Garden, Guildford GU3 2DT
Sun 22 May

21 Glenavon Close - Open Garden for NGS

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Enjoy a taste of 'Forest bathing', which promotes wellbeing and relaxation in nature, in this suburban garden designed by the owner, an RHS Gold medal winning designer.
21 Glenavon Close, Esher KT10 0HP
Sun 22 May

Knowle Grange - Open Garden for NGS

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80 acres undulating landscape. 7 acre gardens. New features recently added. Small knot garden. Double herbaceous border.
Knowle Grange, Guildford GU5 9JH
Sun 22 May

Titsey Place Gardens - Open Garden for NGS

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One of the largest surviving historic estates in Surrey. Magnificent ancestral home and gardens of the Gresham family since 1534. Walled kitchen garden restored early 1990s.
Titsey Place Gardens, Oxted RH8 0SA
Sun 22 May, Sun 26 Jun, Sun 17 Jul

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