Tatton Garden Society programme of events and lectures 2022 DIAMOND JUBILEE YEAR

Every year the Activities Committee arrange trips and social activities for the members. To find out more please contact the TGS office 01565 831981 or email:

Please note that events are still subject to change depending upon government restrictions.

The winners of our 2022 Jubilee photo competition can be found here. A big thank you to everyone who entered.

Garden Visits

May 12Tatton Park Garden guided walk with Head Gardener Simon Tetlow. Free for members, no booking, 2pm
May 31Coach visit to Hodnett Gardens and Wollerton Hall
June 19Boden Hall gardens – by own transport
June 27-30 3 nights’ coach trip to Somerset
July 13Coach visit to Renishaw Hall estate
July 26Two secret Knutsford gardens – own transport
Aug 18Coach visit to Cholmondley and Goldstone Hall
Sept 29Tatton Park Garden guided walk with Head Gardener Simon Tetlow. Free for members, no booking, 2pm

Lecture Programme

Lectures are usually in the Tenants Hall, Tatton Park on Sundays at 2.30 pm unless otherwise stated. Some lectures are still being held online so please check with this website.

January 187pm by Zoom. Spice Up Your Life. A talk focusing on herbs and gin by Sam Youd, former Head Gardener of Tatton Gardens.
February 22
NB Change of date
Sharon Cooke, Curator of the Andromeda Botanic Gardens in Barbados, a Partner Garden of the Lovell Quinta Arboretum and of the RHS Partner Gardens scheme. 7pm by Zoom
March 13Introduction to Garden Wildlife Richard Gulliver, Botanist, Ecologist & Wildlife Enthusiast. 
October 16TBA
November 20The National Garden Scheme John Hinde, NGS

Events at The Lovell Quinta Arboretum

February 13   Snowdrop Day
October 9NGS Open Day at the Lovell Quinta Arboretum (1.30-4pm)

Other Events

April 5 AGM Tenants Hall, Tatton Park, 7pm

April 10 TGS’s 60th Jubilee Lunch with Gardeners’ Question Time speaker Matthew Biggs

May 14 Plant sale at Toft Church Hall, 2-3.30pm

July 20-24 RHS Tatton Show

“Benefits of membership include free entry into The Lovell Quinta Arboretum at Swettenham, free entry into Tatton Gardens, private garden tours, reduced car parking fees, discounts at selected garden centres, society plant sale, lectures and more.”