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Whilst we very much hope that it will be possible to enjoy all our planned events this year, we must follow government guidance. Please check back here for the latest situation.

Annual General Meeting

Sat 24th Apr, 2021. 2pm

Due to Covid restrictions the Annual General Meeting will be held on Zoom.

The Agenda and Minutes of the last Annual General Meeting will be sent to all members by April 3rd together with a Zoom link.

After the AGM David Marsh will be giving us a talk entitled, ‘Castles for Cows and Palaces for Poultry’.

Elmham House

Friday 14th May 10:30am & 2pm
New Date – Thur 20th May. 2 groups 10.30am and 2pm.

Venue: Elmham House, North Elmham, NR20 5JY

A guided walk with Professor Tom Williamson around the park and former pleasure garden, kitchen garden, restored ice house and dovecot.

By kind invitation of Tom & Jo Fitzalan Howard

We will be complying with all the relevant Government Covid 19 guidance applicable on May 20th. Each group will be limited to 30 members.

Full information and a booking form will be sent to members week beginning 19 April 2021.

Wretham Lodge

Sat 5th Jun, 2021. 2-5pm

Venue: Wretham Lodge, East Wretham IP24 1RL

A ten-acre garden containing a wide selection of mature trees, a double herbaceous border, topiary, shrub and rose border, walled kitchen garden.
The home of the Wretham Rose.

Members £5 – Guests £6

Teas

By kind invitation of Gordon Alexander & Ian Salter

Swafield Hall

Sat 26th Jun, 2021. 2-5pm

Venue: Swafield Hall, North Walsham NR28 0RP

A four-acre garden with theatrical formal hedging, a parterre, pear tunnel and secret gardens.

Members £5 – Guests £6
Teas

By kind invitation of Boris Konoshenko & Tim Payne

Black Horse Cottage

Sat 3rd Jul, 2021. 2-5pm

Venue: Black Horse Cottage, The Green Hickling NR12 0YA

A plantsman’s garden over two acres with spacious borders and islands with a diverse range of characterful planting, specimen trees, walkways and vistas.

Members £5 – Guests £6
Teas

By kind invitation of Mrs Yvonne Pugh

Helmingham Hall

Thu 8th Jul, 2021

Coach Trip to: Helmingham Hall, Suffolk

Home of the Tollemache Family since 1480 and where the influence of the well-known garden designer Xa Tollemache, is clearly visible.

Numbers limited (pre booking only) cost to be advised

The Walled Garden,
Wolterton Hall

Thur 29th Jul, 2021. 2-5pm

Venue: Wolterton Hall, NR11 7LY

A major restoration of the 500 acre estate has opened up vistas and wild flower pastures. The walled garden is one of the largest in East Anglia.

Members £5 – Guests £6
Teas

By kind invitation of Peter Sheppard & Keith Day

Fiddian’s Follies
at Upwood Farm

Sat 7th Aug, 2021. 2-5pm

Venue: Upwood Farm, North Barningham NR11 7LA

A treat not to be missed – reviewed in the Autumn 2020 magazine

Members £5 – Guests £6
Teas

By kind invitation of Dick & Debbie Fiddian

Salle Park

Wed 18th Aug, 2021. 10am and 2:30pm

Venue: Salle Park, Reepham NR10 4SF

A guided tour of the walled garden with Head Gardener, Thomas Barwick

Refreshments

By kind invitation of Sir John White

Numbers limited (pre booking only) cost to be advised

“Norfolk Wild Flowers”

Sat 16th Oct, 2021. 2pm

Venue: Bawdeswell Village Hall, Reepham Road, NR20 4RU

An illustrated talk by Simon Harrap, Natural Surroundings, Bayfield, Holt.

Members £5 – Guests £6
Teas

“Botanical Gardens:
A Grand Tour”

Sat 20th Nov, 2021. 2pm

Venue: Bawdeswell Village Hall, Reepham Road, NR20 4RU

An illustrated talk by Jim Paine of Walnut Tree Gardens Nursery, Attleborough.

Members £5 – Guests £6
Teas

Advanced Notice 2022

Annual Tate Talk: Saturday 5th March
AGM: Saturday 23rd April

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