2021 Programme of Events

Please check back regularly for updates as the status of events may change as the coronavirus outbreak progresses.

DAVID HURRION

Create Your Best Ever Garden

Wednesday 10th March

David is associate editor of BBC Gardener's World magazine and an ever-popular speaker on garden cruises and at the Saville Garden. In this fascinating talk, he'll be letting us in on secrets to get the garden we've always dreamed of.

7.30pm Chichester Hall, Petworth Road, Witley.

Members £5, non-members £10 (includes free membership of WGA for 2021)

Spring Show

Saturday 10th April

Show of spring flowers, horticulture, cookery, crafts, floral art and photography exhibits

 

Raffle, teas and cake. Visitors and new exhibitors welcome.

2.30pm Chichester Hall, Petworth Road, Witley. Prize-giving at 4pm.

Catherine & David May

Seale Rose Nursery

Wednesday 12th May

Expert advice from our own local nursery.

7.30pm Chichester Hall, Petworth Road, Witley.

Entry free to members. £2 for guests.

Floral Workshop

TBC - Subject to Covid progress

2.00pm Chichester Hall, Petworth Road, Witley

Enjoy a fun afternoon workshop learning and practicing techniques to create your own floral designs. Price (TBC) includes all materials and afternoon tea. Booking details to be annouced.

Evening Visit - Lower House

TBC - Subject to Covid progress

With Milford Horticultural Society

Members and their guests can join us for a private evening visit to the beautiful Lower House at Bowlhead Green, by kind permission of the owners. The visit has been timed to see the spectacular rose gardens to their best advantage. Registration required - click here.

PLANT STALL at Witley Fair

Saturday 26th September

Recreation Ground from 12.30pm

 

We will be running a stall selling plants and garden sundries.

All our proceeds go to local charities.

Autumn Show

Saturday 11th September

Show of autumn flowers, vegetables, cookery, crafts, floral art and photography exhibits

 

Raffle, teas and cake. Visitors and new exhibitors welcome.

2.30pm Chichester Hall, Petworth Road, Witley. Prize-giving at 4pm.

PAUL PATTON

Behind the Scenes at RHS Chelsea Flower Show

Wednesday 13th October

Join us for an entertaining look at what it's like to exhibit at the greatest [flower] show on earth. Find out what really goes on behind the scenes to make the picture-perfect displays we see on television.

7.30pm Chichester Hall, Petworth Road, Witley. Entry free to members, £2 for guests.

Afterwards, members are invited to stay as we conduct the brief official business of our AGM and enjoy a cheese and wine reception.

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