Events

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: admin@tattongardensociety.org.uk

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

Multi Day Trip 2021

 June 21-24Gardens 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

2020
October 18  Cancelled owing to Government restrictions on social gatherings
in England. Introduction to Garden Wildlife Dr Richard Gulliver,
Botanist, Ecologist, Wildlife Enthusiast
November 3The Healing Garden Sam Youd, author and previous Head
Gardener of Tatton Park. Held online
December 1Hydrangeas Sally Gregson of Mill Cottage Plants. Held online.
 
2021
January 26  A Healthy Tree is a Happy Tree Professor David Skidmore, Chair,
Tatton Garden Society. Held online.
February 23Perennial Pleasures Dr Andrew Ward, Norwell Nurseries. Held online.
March 23A Year on the Plot Mick Poultney, “The Compost King”. Held online.
October 17Planning a show garden versus a permanent garden Leon Davies,
Garden Design Architect
November 21Alpines for Everyone Jim Almond, Alpine enthusiast

Events at The Lovell Quinta Arboretum 2021

February 14   Snowdrop Day – Cancelled
to be arrangedLovell Quinta Arboretum Members Open Day (2.30-4.00pm).
Optional refreshments at Swettenham Arms for which booking is needed
October 10NGS Open Day at the Lovell Quinta Arboretum (1-4pm) with guided tour (£5)

Other Events 2021

April 6AGM held by Zoom
May 8Society Plant Sale, Toft Church 2-3.30pm
May 11RHS Bridgewater Opens
May 12Tatton Park garden guided walk, 2-3.30pm. Free for members
on production of membership card, no booking, meet by the cafe.
May 19Arley Hall & Gardens, guided tour with tea & cream scone in the courtyard,
2-4pm. Own transport, £18 by car. To book tickets email colin@hurrell.org
May 30Member’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 2RHS Bridgewater Garden visit, 11am – 3.30pm, own transport,
£9 by car. To book tickets email colin@hurrell.org
June
21-24
Visit to the gardens of Kent by coach.
July 2Crewe Hill gardens, Farndon, by own transport.
July
21-25
The RHS Tatton Show
July 28The two gardens of the Timperley family, Tarporley by own transport.
Aug 8Member’s garden open for NGS, 73 Hill Top, Cheadle Hulme SK8 7HZ.
£3.50 entry, 2-6pm.
Aug 18Thornbridge Hall and Renishaw Hall by coach
Sept 23Tatton Park garden guided walk, 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.”