Events

A registered conservation and education charity since 1995 helping to conserve and raise awareness of Lincolnshire's garden heritage for the future.

Lincolnshire Gardens Trust is a registered charity to help the protection, enjoyment and enhancement of Lincolnshire's gardens and parks.

Information

The Open Gardens Map may be of use to gain directions to some venues.


To reserve your place on any events, any queries and all bookings, please contact Elizabeth Bowskill either by email or by post.

Email: elizabeth_ab@btopenworld.com

Address: Mrs E A Bowskill, 3 Sandcliffe Road, Grantham, NG31 8DT

Phone: 07840 240854 (mobile so text messages acceptable too)

All cheques should be made payable to Lincolnshire Gardens Trust

Send a cheque using the Event Form below, or by Bank Transfer.


All events (minus AGM) cost £10 for members and £12 for non members

Pre booking events is advisable especially if catering (tea and cakes) is involved.

Event Form

The event form can now be downloaded, completed digitally, saved and attached by email.

e.g. in Google Chrome: click the form, click Open (at top) which opens in a new window, download (arrow at top), save to your device. The form can then be opened, completed, re-saved (File - Save As) and either printed (File - print) or can be attached to an email and sent to the Event co-ordinator.

Alternatively if you want to print the form and fill it in by hand, just click the form and then click the printer icon at the top right.

Event Booking Form.pdf

Program of Events 2020

REMINDER - Please remember to pay your subscriptions and also update Standing Orders to the correct amount,

making sure you have provided up to date contact information.

"REGRETFULLY POSTPONED DUE TO CORONA VIRUS. IT IS HOPED TO RE-SCHEDULE THIS SAME EVENT NEXT YEAR WHEN THOSE WHO HAVE ALREADY PAID WILL NOT BE CHARGED. PLEASE CHECK WEBSITE REGULARLY FOR UPDATES ABOUT FUTURE EVENTS"

Tuesday 16th April 2.00pm

SPRING BULBS

Mere House, Stow Road, Sturton by Stow, Lincoln LN1 2BZ

DIRECTIONS: 1 mile from centre of Sturton village heading to Stow, house

on Left. NB: Postcode will not bring you far enough out of Sturton village.


Approx 11⁄2 acres of established garden planted for the first time in 1975,

redesigned in 1996. Renovated over the last 5yrs to incl new beds with

drift planting but still incl the formal parterre. Spring bulbs and late

summer colour are highlights. There is also a cutting garden, pleached

hedges, vegetable garden and orchard. Work in progress incl a new

garden project and long herbaceous border.

Visit includes Tea and homemade cakes.

Members £10; Non Members £12

"REGRETFULLY POSTPONED DUE TO CORONA VIRUS. IT IS HOPED TO RE-SCHEDULE THIS SAME EVENT NEXT YEAR WHEN THOSE WHO HAVE ALREADY PAID WILL NOT BE CHARGED. PLEASE CHECK WEBSITE REGULARLY FOR UPDATES ABOUT FUTURE EVENTS"

Tuesday 2nd June

LGT GOES TO THE SEASIDE

A morning visit to Mablethorpe Queen’s Park **: gather 11.30am to

wander round park:

lunch independently (picnic or otherwise) then head for

Marigold Cottage Sutton on Sea for a 2.00pm start (5 min drive).

Marigold Cottage, Hotchin Road, Sutton-on-Sea, Lincolnshire LN12 2NP

DIRECTIONS: Turn off A52 on High St at Cornerhouse Cafe. Follow road

past playing field on R. Road turns away from the dunes. House 2nd on L.


Members £10; Non Members £12

which includes homemade tea and cakes

There may be Parking charges in Mablethorpe.

** This is the address for the Park car park

24 The Blvd, Mablethorpe LN12 2AD

Wednesday 1st July

BRIGHTWATER GARDENS

Saxby, Market Rasen, Lincoln LN8 2DQ

Owner Chris Neave says: “Wildflower meadows are very topical at the

moment and it is 10 years since we started creating our wildflower

meadows here at Brightwater Gardens and Burial meadow. We started

with fertile areas of ground and strong growing grasses however by

haymaking and the addition of yellow rattle we are now well on the way

the creating some pretty good meadow areas.”

The Church will also be open and Steffie Shields will say a few words

about the Capability Brown connection

Members £10; Non Members £12

Thursday 17th September

CELEBRATING 25 YEARS OF LGT – WITH SOMETHING A LITTLE DIFFERENT

Ovens Farm Vineyard,

Brinkhill Road, Harrington, Louth Lincolnshire LN11 8RD

Places are limited to 12.

Two sessions have been provisionally booked

Morning 10.00am (to 1.00pm)

Afternoon 3.00pm (to 6.00pm)

3 hour visit: tour, wine-tasting and Lincolnshire platter plus 10% discount

on Lincolnshire wines

BOOKING ESSENTIAL: we will divide up into morning and afternoon

once we get at least 12 people booked on. If you are wanting to visit with

friends please indicate who that is with so I do not divide your party up.

AGM TBC