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April 2016
£5, - £6,

Visit to The Windmill and Gardens, Impington

26th April, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
10 Cambridge Road,
Impington CB24 9NU
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http://www.impingtonmill.org Followed by optional lunch at Oakington Garden Centre, Dry Drayton Road, Oakington CB24 3BD - please book in advance with Alan Brown for numbers, but pay on the day.

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£4 - £5

Visit to Murray Edwards College garden

26th April, 2016 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Murray Edwards College,
Storey's Way
Cambridge, CB3 0DR United Kingdom
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http://www.murrayedwards.cam.ac.uk/exploring/gardens/gardens/ Guided tour, £4 members, £5 guests. Limited parking on site.

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May 2016
£7 - £8.50

Visit to ‘The Place For Plants’, East Bergholt

12th May, 2016 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Place For Plants,
East Bergholt Place, Mill Road
East Bergholt, Colchester, CO7 6UP
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http://www.placeforplants.co.uk Entrance and tour £7 per head. Light lunch £5 - payable in advance.  

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Visit to RHS Hyde Hall

12th May, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
RHS Hyde Hall,
Creephedge Lane
Chelmsford, CM3 8ET
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You may enjoy this optional afternoon visit following The Place for Plants. Entry is free to RHS members with card, which includes one further family member free of charge. Standard entry: group of 10 minimum for £9 entry, otherwise £10 per head. Tour £3 per head. Group will be booked if viable, 2 weeks in advance. https://www.rhs.org.uk/gardens/hyde-hall?utm_medium=cpc&gclid=CK_k8fHa9sgCFYrpwgod1j4IXQ

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June 2016

Visit to Waddesdon Manor

23rd June, 2016 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Waddesdon Manor,
Nr Aylesbury HP18 0JH
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Magnificent gardens and aviary. http://www.waddesdon.org.uk/gardens/ 10:30 - meet at coffee shop. 11:30 - Manor Gardens tour. 14:30 - timed House tour (1 1/2 hours). General entrance to Gardens and House is free to NT members with card. Otherwise, CGT members £14, guests £16. Garden tour is £4 for all - we need at least 15 people to make this viable, and it has to be booked in advance, so please do sign up for this as soon as possible, and by…

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July 2016
£6 - £7

Visit to Corpus Christi College Gardens

12th July, 2016 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Corpus Christi College,
Trumpington Street
Cambridge, CB2 1RH
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Coffee followed by garden tour with head gardener Dave Barton. The tour includes a visit to the Parker Library. Entrance in Trumpington Street (King's College end), opposite Sam Smiley cake shop. http://www.corpus.cam.ac.uk

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Cambridge Punt Tour

12th July, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Scudamore’s Punting,
Granta Place
Mill Lane, Cambridge, CB2 1RS
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A private, 60-minute chauffeured punt tour with commentary, towards Jesus Lock and back, by Scudamore's Punting. Please book and pay by the end of April.

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August 2016
£4, - £5.

Visit to Emmanuel College Gardens

10th August, 2016 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Emmanuel College,
St Andrew's Street
Cambridge, CB2 3AP
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Please use the main entrance to the College in St Andrew's St (opposite Downing St and John Lewis); signs will direct you to the Robert Gardner Room where we will meet for coffee before the tour. http://www.emma.cam.ac.uk

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‘What Capability Brown did/did not implement for the Cambridge Backs’

10th August, 2016 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

A walk guided by a CGT member and/or using Research Group Walks leaflet as self-guide. Meet at the main entrance to King's College in King's Parade. You can download the Walking Leaflets here: WalkingLeaflets

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September 2016

Tercentenary Conference on Lancelot ‘Capability ‘ Brown, New Research Symposium & Gardens Trust AGM

1st September, 2016 - 4th September, 2016
Robinson College,
Grange Road
Cambridge, CB3 9AN
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  Cambridgeshire Gardens Trust is pleased to welcome all gardeners & historians to a Special Conference on Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown 300 years on: a celebration of his life and work in Cambridgeshire 1 – 4 September 2016 ‘There wants a good plan!’ – a weekend of lectures, guided tours and a conference dinner, for members and guests of The Gardens Trust, at Robinson College, Grange Road, Cambridge CB3 9AN. Welcome to Cambridge - our ‘good plan’ offers:   Tours, lectures…

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The events programme is updated annually and includes an exciting array of events throughout the year. Coming to events is a good way of supporting Cambridgeshire Gardens Trust.

Tickets must be purchased at least one week ahead of the visit. If a visit is subsidised by the Trust, the members’ ticket price has been reduced.

Postcodes (when known) are shown on tickets to facilitate use of car satellite navigation devices or you may wish to download a map from one of the internet mapping sites (eg. Google Maps).

Tickets are available from Mr Alan Brown, Foxhollow, 239 High Street, Offord Cluny, St Neots, Cambridgeshire PE19 5RT. Enclose an SAE and cheque made payable to Cambridgeshire Gardens Trust.

To avoid disappointment please book at least one week in advance. If exceptionally payment is delayed until the day of the visit it must be made by cheque. Please note that tickets should normally be purchased by members. However, non-members (eg. people expressing interest by visiting this website) may purchase a ticket/tickets for one event only. Subsequent visits to be on the basis of a current membership – details on the Join page.

Alan Brown will be the usual contact for more information or to advise of a visit cancellation.Contact him on tel. 01480 811947 or email [email protected].

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