Other Events

Other Events, mainly from other local organisations.

NGS – Ferne Park, Shaftesbury - Thursday June 30, 2022 11:00am - 5:00pm


Ferne, Shaftesbury SP7 0EU This year the National Garden Scheme are running a number of Special Event Garden openings in Dorset and in the South West, which I hope might be of interest. These are private gardens that are opening on a private pre-ticketed basis for a limited number of people and are open days which may include a talk by the head gardener or owner, a guided tour of the gardens and grounds, light refreshments, a lunch with wine or an evening of music in the garden. These gardens are private and otherwise not open for us, they are all exceptional gardens and some are of particular historic interest. Tickets are available for our Dorset events online and can be booked via the below link: https://ngs.org.uk/dorset-special-garden-events/ Claudia Rothermere. Follow signs for A30 Shaftesbury, after 6m turn L, signposted Berwick St. John, keep L at road junction, main gate to Ferne Park is 100 yards on the R. Prebooking essential. Adm £120.00 Elegant formal garden with box parterres, a double avenue of lime trees and walled gardens.

NGS – Stafford House, West Stafford - Friday July 1, 2022 10:00am - 12:00pm


West Stafford, Dorchester DT2 8AD

This year the National Garden Scheme are running a number of Special Event Garden openings in Dorset and in the South West, which I hope might be of interest. These are private gardens that are opening on a private pre-ticketed basis for a limited number of people and are open days which may include a talk by the head gardener or owner, a guided tour of the gardens and grounds, light refreshments, a lunch with wine or an evening of music in the garden. These gardens are private and otherwise not open for us, they are all exceptional gardens and some are of particular historic interest.

Tickets are available for our Dorset events online and can be booked via the below link:

https://ngs.org.uk/dorset-special-garden-events/

Lord & Lady Fellowes.
2m E of Dorchester in Frome Valley. Follow signs to West Stafford from the West, 1st house on L before you get to the village, green park railings and gate.
Adm £50, chd free.
Pre-booking essential
Home-made elevenses including cake and biscuits in a gardening theme. Picturesque natural woodland garden and landscaping in
the spirit of Humphry Repton.


Bournemouth in Bloom - Saturday July 2, 2022 12:00pm - 5:00pm


Francis of Assisi Church Hall, charminster Rd, Bournemouth BH8 9SH

Bournemouth in Bloom the Bournemouth Horticultural Society Summer Show

Show organised by Bournemouth in Bloom, The Bournemouth Horticultural Society


NGS – Corscombe House - Sunday July 3, 2022 2:00pm - 4:00pm


Corscombe, DT2 0NU

This year National Garden Scheme has a number of Special Event Garden openings in Dorset. These private gardens are offering an open day which may include a talk by the head gardener or owner, a guided tour of the gardens and grounds, light refreshments, a lunch with wine or an evening of music in the garden. These gardens are private and otherwise not open for us, they are all exceptional gardens and some are of particular historic interest.

Tickets are available for our Dorset events online and can be booked via the below link:

If you have a particular query on these openings, please contact Ali Wright, County Organiser on 01935 83652 or alison.wright@ngs.org.uk

James Bartos

3½m W of Beaminster. Do not follow Sat Nav. Corscombe House is next to the church. On A356 take southern of 2 signed
turnings E to Corscombe, then R signed to the church; or on A37 turn W signed to Corscombe, then L signed to the church.

Adm £20, chd free.
Pre-booking essential, please visit www.ngs.org.uk for information & booking.

Formal garden with colourful planting.


NGS – Bembury Farm, Sherborne - Wednesday July 6, 2022 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Speaker Thornford, Sherborne DT9 6QF

This year the National Garden Scheme are running a number of Special Event Garden openings in Dorset and in the South West, which I hope might be of interest. These are private gardens that are opening on a private pre-ticketed basis for a limited number of people and are open days which may include a talk by the head gardener or owner, a guided tour of the gardens and grounds, light refreshments, a lunch with wine or an evening of music in the garden. These gardens are private and otherwise not open for us, they are all exceptional gardens and some are of particular historic interest.

 

Tickets are available for our Dorset events online and can be booked via the below link:

https://ngs.org.uk/dorset-special-garden-events/

Sir John & Lady Garnier
01935 873551, dodie.garnier32@gmail.com.

Adm £20, chd free.
Pre-booking essential.
Home-made teas. Visits also by arrangement May to Sept for groups of 10+.
Large garden full of interesting trees, shrubs, roses, clematis,
bulbs and perennials for all seasons; lily pond, wild-flowers, and woodland walk.


NGS – Farrs, Beaminster - Wednesday August 24, 2022 2:30pm - 4:30pm


3 Whitcombe Rd, Beaminster DT8 3NB

This year the National Garden Scheme are running a number of Special Event Garden openings in Dorset and in the South West, which I hope might be of interest. These are private gardens that are opening on a private pre-ticketed basis for a limited number of people and are open days which may include a talk by the head gardener or owner, a guided tour of the gardens and grounds, light refreshments, a lunch with wine or an evening of music in the garden. These gardens are private and otherwise not open for us, they are all exceptional gardens and some are of particular historic interest.

Tickets are available for our Dorset events online and can be booked via the below link:

https://ngs.org.uk/dorset-special-garden-events/

John Makepeace, 01308 862204,
info@johnmakepeacefurniture.com, www.johnmakepeacefurniture.com.
Southern edge of Beaminster. On B3163. Car parking in the Square or Yarn Barton Car Park, or side streets of Beaminster.
Adm £40. Pre-booking essential.
Cream teas in the house or garden, weather dependent.
Open nearby Ellerslie, Cattistock 11-12.30pm. Refreshments in aid of another charity.
Visits also by arrangement June to Sept for groups of 12 to 24. Donation to V & A.
Home of Jennie Makepeace the gardener, and John Makepeace the designer and furniture maker.


Bridport Hat Festival - Saturday September 3, 2022 9:00am - 5:00pm


Bridport Town Centre

The Hat Festival needs volunteers who would be willing to help for an hour or two on Hat Festival Day – please contact us on 01308 250350 or email at general@bridporthatfest.org