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 2021

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.

All payments made for 2020 are carried over to 2021 events. You will be contacted personally by email.

All 2021 events are subject to change depending on government restrictions in place at the time.

Restrictions may mean arrival has to be in small groups etc.

Each event will be assessed according to Government guidelines in place at the time.

DUE TO CURRENT COVID RESTRICTIONS AND GUIDELINES FOR OPENING GARDENS LAID DOWN BY THE NGS MERE HOUSE CANNOT ALLOW OUR VISIT TO GO AHEAD. IT WILL BE CARRIED OVER TO 2022 DATE TO BE CONFIRMED.

Wednesday 14th April 2.00pm

SPRING BULBS

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

Tuesday 1st 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 7th 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

September

The proposed visit to Oven’s Farm has not been able to be re-booked for 2021 at the time of going to print. We are looking at alternatives. Updates will be on the website.

AGM 2021

Proposed date Saturday 20th November 2021 – to avoid Remembrance weekend.

Details of venue etc will be provided later next year.