Events

Events in 2015: celebrating 50 years of Borde Hill Garden

Opening times: 10am to 6pm (or dusk if earlier)
– 28th March – 13th September
– 23rd October – 1st November for Halloween Week
– Every Sunday in September and October


The price of each event is included in the entrance ticket to Borde Hill Garden & Parkland unless stated otherwise. All events are free to Friends of Borde Hill Garden (Season Ticket holders) where indicated in the description by Friends go Free

May
1
Fri
Sculpture Exhibition
May 1 – Sep 1 all-day

Appreciate the Garden as a gallery with works by selected artists.Friends go Free
Press Release  – Click to read more …          Kindly sponsored by 1st Central Insurance

May
18
Mon
Azaleas in Bloom
May 18 – May 29 all-day

Enjoy the colours and scent of the blooms in the Azalea Ring and other areas of the Garden.Friends go Free

If you come as a group you may also pre-book a house or garden tour.

May
23
Sat
Nature Week, with talks & activities
May 23 @ 11:00 am – May 31 @ 3:00 pm

Activities, talks and sessions with nature and wildlife as a theme. Complete the nature trail around the Garden, finding clues and solving puzzles.

Press Release – Click for details of daily activities.Friends go Free

May
24
Sun
Music in the Garden
May 24 @ 1:00 pm – May 25 @ 3:00 pm

Bring a picnic and enjoy live music in the garden. From 1-3pm each day. Friends go Free

May
30
Sat
British Eventing Horse Trials
May 30 @ 9:00 am – May 31 @ 5:00 pm

Dressage, Cross Country and Showjumping in the Parkland, and marquees with stalls. Dogs welcome on a lead.
Friends go Free

Jun
6
Sat
Plant Heritage event
Jun 6 @ 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

For Plant Heritage members only – an opportunity to join Roy Lancaster for a day discovering the treasures at Borde Hill Garden

Press Release – Click for details and how to book…

Jun
15
Mon
Rose Celebrations
Jun 15 – Jun 30 all-day

Heavenly scents and glorious colours from David Austin and Gold Standard roses. Friends go Free

Press Release Click for details – If you come as a group you may also pre-book a house or garden tour.

Jun
25
Thu
Roses in Bloom – Guided tour (RHS event)
Jun 25 @ 11:00 am – 1:00 pm

RHS iconFollowing a guided tour of the Elizabethan mansion, you will get a chance to see Jay Robin’s Rose Garden and the Midsummer Border in the company of Head Gardener Andy Stevens.

Andy will discuss the planting, care and maintenance of healthy roses and companion plants.

RHS Members £11.20, non-members £13  — Book Now

‘Scent in the Garden’ Talk
Jun 25 @ 1:30 pm – 5:00 pm

A rare treat with Stephen Lacey presenting his new book “RHS Companion to Scented Plants” – including a garden and house tour, and cream tea in the Elizabethan mansion house.RHS icon

Press Release – Click to book or read more … – £27 with 20% discount for RHS Individual members (£21.60).

Jul
19
Sun
Rolls Royce Car Day
Jul 19 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

A stunning display of old and new Rolls Royce and Bentley cars. No additional charge to visit this event, standard admission prices only. Starts at 10am when the Garden opens. Bring a picnic, or enjoy a cake and cream tea with our Little Ritz Travelling Tea Party in the Garden! Friends go Free

If you wish to bring along your car, please telephone 01444 450326 or email media@bordehill.co.uk.

Aug
1
Sat
Summer Family Fun
Aug 1 – Aug 31 all-day

In August we will have our Family Fun Days. No extra charge for these events! Friends go Free

 

Details to follow of days and activities…

Aug
2
Sun
Musical Sundays
Aug 2 @ 1:00 pm – Aug 30 @ 3:00 pm

Bring along a picnic, relax and enjoy live music in a beautiful Garden setting. Friends go Free

Each Sunday in August from 1-3pm. Further details of artists to follow…

Aug
30
Sun
Golden Anniversary Picnic
Aug 30 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Bring a picnic and join us in celebrating our 50th anniversary with entertainment and fun for all the family.Friends go Free

Details of events to follow…

Oct
23
Fri
Haunted Halloween Fun
Oct 23 @ 10:00 am – Nov 1 @ 5:00 pm

10am to 5pm every day from 23rd October to 1st November 2015. Friends go Free

No extra charge to join in with this event, standard entry only!

Meet witches, wizards, owls and bats! Complete the spooky Halloween trail around the Garden. Every day courageous explorers can complete the spooky Halloween trail, meet the resident witch or wizard and collect a treat! The fun doesn’t stop there, then visit the haunted marquee for face-painting, craft activities, games, music, and homemade refreshments. Don’t forget the Adventure Playground, lakes and parkland!

Dogs on leads welcome.

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