Annual General Meeting
Sat 25th Apr, 2020. 2pm Postponed
Due to the Covid-19 pandemic the Norfolk Garden Trust has sadly decided to postpone their Annual General Meeting due to take place on April 25th 2020. A notice confirming this will be sent out to all members with the spring magazine.
The Church of The Holy Trinity, Stow Bardolph, King’s Lynn PE34 3HU
followed by a visit to the gardens and tea at nearby Stow Hall.
(By kind invitation of Lady Rose Hare)
Elmham House, Guided Walk
Fri 8th May, 10.30am Postponed
In the light of medical and government advice to contain the spread of Coronavirus the visit to Elmham House on Friday 8th May has been postponed. Tom and Jo Fitzalan Howard look forward to welcoming members of the Norfolk Garden Trust in May 2021. ‘ Current photographs of the garden can be seen under past events.
A guided walk with Professor Tom Williamson around the park and former pleasure garden, kitchen garden, restored ice house and dovecot.
Elmham House, North Elmham, NR20 5JY
By kind invitation of Tom & Jo Fitzalan Howard. Numbers limited (pre booking only)
Sat 6th Jun, 2pm – 5pm Postponed
Looking ahead it has been decided to postpone the visit to Wretham Lodge planned for Saturday 6th June. ‘The garden will be opening for us on June 5th 2021. Please see current photos of the garden under Past Events.
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. Teas.
Wretham Lodge, East Wretham IP24 1RL
By kind invitation of Gordon Alexander & Ian Salter
The Walled Garden, Wolterton Hall
Thu 25th Jun Postponed until 2021
A major restoration is underway of the 500 acre estate opening up vistas and seeding wild flower pastures. The walled garden is one of the largest in East Anglia. Estate grown plants for sale. Teas.
Wolterton Hall, NR11 7LY
By kind invitation of Peter Sheppard & Keith Day
2 Gardens : Antingham Lodge & Swafield Hall
Sat 18th Jul 2pm – 5pm Postponed
The visit planned for Saturday July 18th to Antingham Lodge and Swafield Hall is to be postponed until 2021.
A picturesque garden adjacent to Antingham Pond, the start of the River Ant; and a four-acre garden at Swafield with theatrical formal hedging, a parterre, pear tunnel and secret gardens. Teas at Swafield Hall.
Antingham Lodge NR28 0AB & Swafield Hall NR28 0RP
By kind invitation of Allan Davison, Boris Konoshenko & Tim Payne
“Norfolk Wild Flowers”
Sat 17th Oct, 2pm
An illustrated talk by Simon Harrap, Natural Surroundings, Bayfield, Holt. Teas.
Blake Studio, Norwich School, The Close NR1 4DD
“Orchards of East Anglia”
Sat 21st Nov, 2pm
An illustrated talk by Professor Tom Williamson. Teas.
Bawdeswell Village Hall, Reepham Road. NR20 4RU
Advanced Notice 2021
Annual Tate Talk
‘Cambridge College Gardens’
An illustrated talk by Tim Richardson
Sat 6th Mar, 2021
Annual General Meeting
Sat 24th Apr, 2021