A garden within a 3 acre plot. A s-facing, sloping, exposed site with sandy soil. Different areas of interest; a terrace, formal garden with pond, some vines, a fernery, large organic vegetable plot, a souvenir garden set within the remains of an old glasshouse, mown paths though natural meadow and a pond for...
The garden is laid out mainly to shrubs and border plants designed for colour and texture. A haven of peace with extensive 270 degree views of the countryside incl the south west coast of the island down to The Needles and Dorset beyond.
An exhibition of colourful ceramic artwork by local artist Gillian Mountford, set against the backdrop of the historic Old Town Hall. Gillian creates works in vibrant blues and bright whites that are combined using traditional Agateware techniques that mimic the layers of Agate rocks.
Newtown National Nature Reserve and Old Town Hall
Today to Thu 21 Jun, Sat 23 Jun, Sun 24 Jun, Tue 26 Jun
To celebrate the centenary of the first act to give women the right to vote, join our guided tour to discover how the history of the Old Town Hall owes much to the mysterious all-female Ferguson’s Gang.
Celebrate National Meadows Day with our family activities and short walk to find out what makes the flower-rich meadows at Newtown so special. Discover how we are looking after our meadows and learn how to identify some of the flowers and insects that live here. We’ve got lots of family activities too.
On our gentle walk, we’ll wander across grassy meadows, through ancient woodland and to the edges of the delicate saltmarsh to discover the wildlife that lives here. Newtown is home to a variety of wildlife, providing a rich delicate habitat which is carefully managed. On our 1.
Stompin’ Dave’s Blues3 brings together three of the UK’s top blues and roots musicians. Award winning drummer Sam Kelly, larger than life personality Earl Jackson,
and multi-instrumentalist tornado tap dancer Stompin’ Dave Allen.
Stompin’ Dave Allen - vocals/guitar/banjo/harmonica/piano.
After the huge success of ‘Dance is Life’ in 2017, Giovanni is once again set to get your hearts beating a little faster, showcasing a story of love and passion, with even more heat, even more energy, and even more drama than ever before!
Presented here is a unique opportunity to hear a comprehensive selection of chart hits America’s biggest pop band ever recorded including: God Only Knows - Good Vibrations - I Get Around - Surfin’ USA - Fun Fun Fun - California Girls - Sloop John B and many more that you will surely know and by the end of the evening
This ¼ acre garden has evolved over 14 yrs. It is a garden that is run on organic principles, for the benefit of both the gardeners and nature. It is divided into separate areas incl a vegetable plot, woodland areas, ponds, herb plantings, grass border and herbaceous borders.
Quarr Abbey will be hosting Andrew Dowden’s summer exhibition - a collection of unique and distinctive, handmade, hand-carved ceramics and complementary textured wall art. This is an opportunity to view Andrew Dowden’s work and buy directly from the artist.
Quarr Abbey Art Gallery, Quarr Abbey, Nr Fishbourne, Ryde, Isle of Wight
Enjoy a variety of garden styles set in the popular village resort of Seaview. Colourful borders of herbaceous perennials and annual bedding, trees, shrubs and climbers, grasses and water features. Raised vegetable beds, glasshouses and potager, plus colourful sunny patios with a touch of the exotic.
Nightjars are elusive creatures, but our rangers will be able to help you hear and spot them on this short walk around the Mottistone Estate. Please wear stout foot wear and weather suitable clothing for after sunset, and bring binoculars and a torch if you have them.
Mottistone Gardens, Mottistone, near Brighstone, Isle of Wight
Gillian Mountford creates works in vibrant blues and bright whites that are combined using traditional Agateware techniques that mimic the layers of Agate rocks. The results are beautiful and unique earthenware ceramics that have both a decorative and functional use in the home. Normal admission prices apply.
Newtown Nature Reserve, Town Lane, Newtown, Isle of Wight.
Today to Thu 21 Jun, Sat 23 Jun, Sun 24 Jun, Tue 26 Jun
Join our guided tour to discover how the history of the Old Town Hall owes much to Ferguson’s Gang. This group of pioneering women was instrumental in raising awareness of the need to protect and preserve valuable places, such as the Old Town Hall, but they did it in an eccentric way.
Sat 7 July 10am-4pm
Celebrate National Meadows Day with our family activities and short walk to find out what makes the flower rich meadows at Newtown so special. Discover how we are looking after them and learn how to identify some of the flowers and insects that live here.
Newtown Nature Reserve Visitor Point, Town Lane, Newtown
Race for Life Pretty Muddy® is the Cancer Research brilliant muddy obstacle course. Scramble over the A-frame. Crawl through the mud pit. Have fun with your friends and raise valuable Funds for BEATING CANCER.
10k is a great step up from our 5k events. Up the challenge and take part in the Race for Life 10k. Walk, jog or run. Raise valuable funds for research. THIS IS BEATING CANCER.
10k (or just over 6 miles) may sound a little daunting but it is an achievable challenge for anyone with a bit of training.
This is a 5k suitable for all abilities.
This is women, young women & children uniting with one purpose, to raise valuable funds for Cancer Research. THIS IS BEATING CANCER.
5k (or just over 3 miles) is an achievable distance for all ages and abilities.
Race for Life Pretty Muddy Kids is the Cancer Research brilliant muddy obstacle course just for the little ones. They can take on the obstacles, crawl through the mud pit and have fun with friends, all the while helping raise valuable funds for BEATING CANCER.
Solent City Chorus are proud to be supporting Make Music Day 2018
We will be in Spice Island, Old Portsmouth on Thursday 21st July between 7:15 - 8:30 pm to entertain local people with a celebration of all that is good in singing acapella four-part harmony We will be promoting the benefits, enjoyment and fun of
A magical marine scene created by the local community. Individuals and groups of all ages have worked incredibly hard by crocheting, knitting, lacing, crafting and painting to create this exhibition and every piece of work is appreciated, large and small. So why not join in!
A suburban 40ft x 40ft plot championing the small garden. A variety of shrubs and perennials for shade and sun in a colourful and exuberant style, attracting bees and butterflies, a pond full of newts with hovering damsel flies, a sedum green roof with solitary bee house and a bonsai collection.
Join us and Quay West at the Tap Room for The Summer Session Beer & Music Festival!
We have an incredible selection of local bands playing throughout the day, plus over 10 local real ales and craft beers from ... well us. Music and beer line ups to be announced over the coming weeks on Facebook!
Unit 7, Clarence Wharf Industrial Estate, Mumby Road, Gosport
Some Kind of Love Story & Tieta, The Trial - A double bill of plays
Thursday 21st June 2018 @ 19.30
StoneCrabs Theatre Company presents a double bill of arresting international plays
Some Kind of Love Story
by Arthur Miller
Inspired by the 1940s and 50s film noir genre, ’Some Kind of Love...
Lucifer is having a bad day… an ex-wife who won’t stay dead, a stroppy teenager who is making some questionable life choices and a druid’s curse that bites! Or rather… it doesn’t… and nor should they, and that’s the problem!
My Fair Lady, based on George Bernard Shaw’s play ‘Pygmalion’, is the winner of a host of Tony and Olivier awards and includes memorable classics such as ‘I could have danced all night’, ‘On the street where you live’ and ‘Get me to the church on Time’.
42 Kent Street
Thu 12 Jul to Sun 15 Jul, Tue 17 Jul to Fri 20 Jul, Sun 22 Jul
1 acre organic wildlife garden surrounds an C18 cottage (not open) in an AONB. Nectar rich borders with wild flowers, ornamental grasses, cottage garden plants, herbs, shrubs and roses, plus mature trees, young crabs and limes. Mown paths and informal lawns.
Very cheerful, colourful small garden with the wow factor. A variety of tall plants for a tall lady! Many are grown from seed or cuttings. Small vegetable garden, greenhouse, garden room, pot grown vegetables and flowers.
33ft x 33ft garden, designed by owner in 2015, a fine example of a low maintenance, spacious and relaxing outdoor living room. Colourful with a wide variety of shrubs, perennials and climbers. Interesting art and metal work, water features and patterned natural stone patio.
Nick & Ginny welcome you to their new 150ft x 50ft garden created in just 3 yrs. The restful top garden is primarily hardy perennials in and around a lawn. Shade-loving plants nestle under a large oak tree. A wisteria covered pergola leads to the next area with trees, shrubs and a rockery.
Open early especially for the race, our tea-room will be serving a hearty breakfast for you to tuck into as you watch the yachts round the Needles Rocks. Or just come and enjoy the spectacular view from the tip of the Needles Headland.
Needles Old Battery, West High Down, Alum Bay, Isle of Wight
The Rainbow Centre are holding their 5th annual Family Fun Day at Cams Alders Recreation Ground, Fareham, Hampshire.
The event is open to everyone with fun for the entire family. We promise you a day jam packed with fun activities and entertainment for all ages.
The Rainbow Centre
Cams Alders Recreation Ground
As shown on Gardeners’ World in 2017. Beautiful school gardens tended by pupils, staff and community gardeners. Wander along Darwin’s path to see the new coastal garden, Jurassic garden, orchard, tropical bed, wildlife areas, allotment and apiary, plus one of the few camera obscuras in the south of England.