Local Events

Check this page regularly for information on local events which we think might be of interest.

FREE Composter looking for a new home

One of our members is looking to re-home a currently empty composter free of charge. You can collect it  from Pewsham or at Cricketts Lane allotment at a mutually convenient time. Contact Charlotte at 01249 657166.

Rowdeford  Garden Fair on 20th May 2018

Sunday 20th May 11am until 3pm.  Admission £5- children under 16 free.

This has a reputation as major gardening event in the area, with stalls run by experts selling wonderful plants and garden equipment. Wide range of refreshments available throughout the day, including vegetarian lunches, Entertainment for the children with woodland activities, farm animals, live music and a magician.

Summer Container Gardening on 22th May 2018

Open Gardens Weekend on June 23rd and June 24th

Worton and Marston Gardening Club are arranging an Open Gardens Weekend  on June 23rd and 24th. A number of gardens in both villages will be open from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm on both days. The cost is £5 per day or £8 for the weekend. Free for children under 12. Tickets and maps will be available at the Village Hall which is in Worton High Street and at the opening gardens.  Refreshments will be available at the church on both afternoons.

All proceeds are going to support Dorothy  House, Wiltshire Air Ambulance and the Village Hall.

2018 One day Gardening Courses

Special Plant nursery offers a selection of one day gardening courses throughout the year such as the course below. For more information visit here.

National Garden Scheme

The National Garden Scheme has various Gardens in Wiltshire and nearby open for visits. Below are some of the upcoming Garden openings. There are lots more gardens available for visit nearby. Download the May list by clicking here and July list by clicking here. Also check these garden previews open to visitors in June – here and here.

Make sure to check out Chippenham Garden and Allotment Society’s Hungerdown warden – Phil Canter’s garden and allotment on 29th July at 1.30pm where Phil will be opening his garden and adjacent allotment for viewing.

About Phil’s garden: Very pretty small garden with more than 40 clematis, climbing roses and small fish pond. Curved neat edges packed with colourful herbaceous plants and small trees. 2 patio areas with lush lawn, pagoda and garden arbour.