Programme of Events
Fri18Jan20198:00 pmBidborough Village Hall
Alison Marsden 'Right Plant, right place'
Competition 'Photograph from one of our outings'
Fri15Feb20198:00 pmBidborough Village Hall
Hilary Newman 'Making full use of the small greenhouse'
Competition 'Vase of winter flowers and foliage'
Fri15Mar20198:00 pmBidborough Village Hall
Steve Bradley 'Your gardening questions aswered'
Competition Spring flowers in a jug
Fri17May20198:00 pmBidborough Village Hall
Stephen Harmer 'The arts &Crafts Movements and its Gardens'
Competition 'One stem or blossom from tree or shrub
Fri14Jun201918:00/18:30Hookwood House, Puttenden Lane, Shipbourne, TN11 9RJA country garden of 2 acres. Parking is available in field behind the house, plus parking close to the house for members with mobility difficulties.Arrival time is between 6/6/30pm and the garden is open until 8.30pm. Garden entry is £8 to include wine, soft drinks and canapés.
Sat22Jun20192:30 pmBidborough Village Hall
Sun04Aug20199:00 amDeal/GoodnestoneGardens, at Deal followed by an afternoon visit to Goodnestone Gardens a short distance from Deal. Total cost is £30 per head, includes coach plus driver’s tip, entrance to Walmer and Goodnestone. The coach will leave the Village Hall at 9a.m. and Birchwood Avenue/Bounds Oak Way at 9.05. Arriving Walmer Castle by 10.30. The Castle is able to offer lunches and refreshments at the Lord Warden’s Tearoom at 12.30. There is an extensive menu ranging from light lunches to Sunday Roast. www.english-heritage.org.uk/visit/places/walker-castle-and-gardensWe are booked at Goodnestone Gardens at 2pm. www.goodnestoneparkgardens.co.ukThe return to Bidborough will be around 6pm.
Sat07Sep20192:30 pmBidborough Village Hall
Date and Venue to be fixed
Wed11Sep2019Sun15Sep2019TBCStoke On Trent5-day (4 night) garden trip, to Stoke onTrent, in the heart of the potteries to explore some of the wonderful gardens and other sights the area has to offer.
Fri18Oct20198:00 pmBidborough Village Hall
Christopher Wade 'Four seasons walk through Kent'
Competition - A vase of Autumn colour
Fri15Nov20198:00 pmBidborough Village Hall
Graham Spencer 'New Plants - the future for your garden'
Competition - A jar of homemade preserves
Fri06Dec20198:00 pmBidborough Village Hall
Murder Mystery Evening.
Competition - A festive arrangement
Nominations for Officers and Committee Members and details of items for discussion to be given in writing to the Secretary by 1st November 2019
All meetings held in the Village Hall start at 8pm.