Tatton Garden Society programme of events and lectures 2020/21
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: email@example.com
Please note that events are still subject to change depending upon government restrictions.
Multi Day Trip 2021
|June 21-24||Gardens of Kent and East Sussex by coach. Including visits to Chartwell,|
Sissinghurst, Great Dixter and Pashley Manor.
2020/21 Lecture Programme
All lectures are in the Tenants Hall, Tatton Park on Sundays at 2.30 pm unless otherwise stated. Owing to Government restrictions some lectures will be held online so please check with this website
|October 18|| Cancelled owing to Government restrictions on social gatherings|
in England. Introduction to Garden Wildlife Dr Richard Gulliver,
Botanist, Ecologist, Wildlife Enthusiast
|November 3||The Healing Garden Sam Youd, author and previous Head |
Gardener of Tatton Park. Held online
|December 1||Hydrangeas Sally Gregson of Mill Cottage Plants. Held online.|
|January 26|| A Healthy Tree is a Happy Tree Professor David Skidmore, Chair, |
Tatton Garden Society. Held online.
|February 23||Perennial Pleasures Dr Andrew Ward, Norwell Nurseries. Held online.|
|March 23||A Year on the Plot Mick Poultney, “The Compost King”. Held online.|
|October 17||This lecture has been changed to:|
Harlow Carr Gardens Paul Cook, Curator
|November 23||Alpines for Everyone Jim Almond, Alpine enthusiast|
NB: The date of this lecture has changed. It will now be held by Zoom at 7pm on Tuesday 23rd Nov.
Events at The Lovell Quinta Arboretum 2021
|February 14||Snowdrop Day – Cancelled|
|to be arranged||Lovell Quinta Arboretum Members Open Day (2.30-4.00pm). |
Optional refreshments at Swettenham Arms for which booking is needed
|October 10||NGS Open Day at the Lovell Quinta Arboretum (1-4pm) with guided tour (£5)|
Other Events 2021
|April 6||AGM held by Zoom|
|May 8||Society Plant Sale, Toft Church 2-3.30pm|
|May 11||RHS Bridgewater Opens|
|May 13||Tatton Park garden guided walk, 2-3.30pm. Free for members |
on production of membership card, no booking, meet by the cafe.
|May 19||Arley Hall & Gardens, guided tour with tea & cream scone in the courtyard,|
2-4pm. Own transport, £18 by car. To book tickets email firstname.lastname@example.org
|May 30||Member’s garden open for NGS, 73 Hill Top, Cheadle Hulme SK8 7HZ.|
£3.50 entry, 2-6pm. Please check on NGS website: ngs.org.uk from
early May in case pre-booking is required.
|June 2||RHS Bridgewater Garden visit, 11am – 3.30pm, own transport, |
£9 by car. To book tickets email email@example.com
|Visit to the gardens of Kent by coach.|
|July 2||Crewe Hill gardens, Farndon, by own transport.|
|The RHS Tatton Show|
|July 28||The two gardens of the Timpson family, Tarporley by own transport.|
|Aug 8||Member’s garden open for NGS, 73 Hill Top, Cheadle Hulme SK8 7HZ.|
£3.50 entry, 2-6pm.
|Sept 23||Tatton Park garden guided walk with Simon Tetlow, Head Gardener,|
2-3.30pm. Free for members on production of membership card, no booking, meet by the cafe.
“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.”