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Events for 2018

Saturday 12 May 2018 at 8 a.m. until 3 p.m.

We are having our annual market stall today outside the old Town Hall. Please all provide some flowers and vegetables for the public to buy and any offers of help would be gratefully received. The funds from this help subsidise the running of the club. It is a good day out for all of us who help and we all like talking to the public about gardening.

Tuesday 22 May 2018 at 10.45 a.m.

Bulmer Brickworks, near Sudbury, CO10 7EF (a leaflet showing directions will be emailed/posted nearer the time). We are having a tour by one of the owners. This brickworks has been in production since Tudor times and makes bricks to order as well as other clay products. Can we meet at 10.45 at the Bulmer Brickworks please. Cost about £5pp.

Tuesday 12 June 2018 at 7 p.m.

This year our social evening is being kindly hosted by Tony and Sally at their lovely large garden at Ballaglass Cottage, Coggeshall Road, CM77 8AB. Please come along as we shall be providing tea/coffee and home made cake. We shall have a raffle and a bring and buy sale as well as a plant stall. We will have a competition for the best photograph of wildlife/flowers and the best bunch of flowers in a jam jar from your own garden or allotment. We shall also be judging our petunia competition as they should be at their best in June.

Saturday 21 July 2018 at 2 p.m.

We are going to Furzelea, Bicknacre Road, Danbury, Essex, CM3 4JR. This is a garden which is open under the National Garden Scheme. Our hosts Avril and Roger have a 2/3 acre garden which is packed with plants. They are giving us a guided tour and providing tea/coffee and home made cake all for £7 pp. They are located 4m E of Chelmsford, 4m W of Maldon A414 to Danbury. At village centre turn S into Mayes Lane Take 1st R. Go past Cricketers Pub, L on to Bicknacre Rd park in NT carpark immed on L Garden 50m further on R. Extra parking 200 metres past on L.

Tuesday 14 August 2018. Please meet at 8.50 at Braintree Bus Park for a 9.00 start. We will leave Lullingstone at 5 p.m and should be home by 6.30ish.

We are going to Lullingstone Castle by coach. We will be having a tour of the wonderful world garden which was created by Tom Hart-Dyke after his kidnap ordeal. Please see the Lullingstone website for details of the garden. http://www.lullingstonecastle.co.uk The cost is £35 for members and £40 for non-members. This includes tea/coffee cake when we arrive, the tour and tea/coffee and cake at about 4p.m. The cost of lunch depends on your choices and this has been set out in an email previously.

Tuesday 11 December 2018 at 7 p.m.

Christmas dinner at Weavers Restaurant, Bocking Village Hall. Price to be confirmed later in the year.

  

 



Our Christmas Dinner at Weavers Restaurant December 2017

Christmas Dinner 2017

 

 

Olympic Park Outing July 2017



29th July 2017. The club are enjoying a boat trip round the Park after a guided walk in the morning.

 

 



Members visit to the Phyllis Currie Nature Reserve, 10th June 2017

Phyllis Currie Nature Reserve June 10th 2017