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Upcoming Events

  • Simon White from Peter Beale Roses
    Simon White from Peter Beale Roses
    Fri, 15 Mar
    Gretton Village Hall
    15 Mar 2024, 20:00 – 16 Mar 2024, 21:30
    Gretton Village Hall, 61 Kirby Rd, Gretton, Corby NN17 3DB, UK
    15 Mar 2024, 20:00 – 16 Mar 2024, 21:30
    Gretton Village Hall, 61 Kirby Rd, Gretton, Corby NN17 3DB, UK
    We are delighted to announce that Simon White of Peter Beale Roses will be joining us to give an interesting talk on the "A to Z" of Roses. A must for any rose fan or anybody interested in growing roses. Simon will also be bringing along a selection of roses to purchase (card payment only)
  • Caroline Halfpenny - A gardener's response to climate change
    Caroline Halfpenny - A gardener's response to climate change
    Multiple Dates
    Fri, 19 Apr
    Gretton Village Hall
    19 Apr 2024, 20:00 – 20 Apr 2024, 21:30
    Gretton Village Hall, 61 Kirby Rd, Gretton, Corby NN17 3DB, UK
    19 Apr 2024, 20:00 – 20 Apr 2024, 21:30
    Gretton Village Hall, 61 Kirby Rd, Gretton, Corby NN17 3DB, UK
    We are very excited about Caroline's visit to give us a timely talk on a gardener's response to climate change. Caroline is a RHS lecturer and well respected horticulturist.
  • Michael Brown - Gardens in the age of chivalry
    Michael Brown - Gardens in the age of chivalry
    Multiple Dates
    Fri, 17 May
    Gretton Village Hall
    17 May 2024, 20:00 – 18 May 2024, 21:30
    Gretton Village Hall, 61 Kirby Rd, Gretton, Corby NN17 3DB, UK
    17 May 2024, 20:00 – 18 May 2024, 21:30
    Gretton Village Hall, 61 Kirby Rd, Gretton, Corby NN17 3DB, UK
    The author of "A Guide to Medieval Gardens: Gardens in the Age of Chivalry" will be joining us to give an informative talk on the medieval gardens. Michael has a MA in Garden History and is an experienced gardener creating the medieval gardens at Prebendal Manor in Nassington.
  • Visit to Empingham Prebendal Manor - time to be confirmed
    Visit to Empingham Prebendal Manor - time to be confirmed
    Multiple Dates
    Fri, 21 Jun
    Prebendal House, Empingham
    21 Jun 2024, 13:00 – 22 Jun 2024, 14:30
    Prebendal House, Empingham, Main St, Empingham, UK
    21 Jun 2024, 13:00 – 22 Jun 2024, 14:30
    Prebendal House, Empingham, Main St, Empingham, UK
    We are delighted to visit the 4 acre garden and Prebendal Manor House (built in 1688) at Empingham. The gardens include a formal Grade II* 18th century south facing walled garden incorporating brick lined walls made from local stone, a yew tree walk and parkland. Light refreshments available.
  • Barbecue - members (and partners) only
    Barbecue - members (and partners) only
    Multiple Dates
    Sat, 20 Jul
    Location is TBD
    20 Jul 2024, 18:00 – 21 Jul 2024, 21:00
    Location is TBD
    20 Jul 2024, 18:00 – 21 Jul 2024, 21:00
    Location is TBD
    It is time for the annual member's barbecue.
  • Visit to Deene Park (date to be confirmed)
    Visit to Deene Park (date to be confirmed)
    Multiple Dates
    Thu, 15 Aug
    Deene Park
    15 Aug 2024, 15:00 – 16:30
    Deene Park, Deene, Corby NN17 3EG, UK
    15 Aug 2024, 15:00 – 16:30
    Deene Park, Deene, Corby NN17 3EG, UK
    We will be visiting Deene Park. The visit will include an introductory talk by the head gardener, Andrew Jones, before we have time to explore the formal gardens including the golden garden, the rose garden, the long border, the white garden and the parterre garden designed by David Hicks.
  • John Gibson - Making the most of your bulbs
    John Gibson - Making the most of your bulbs
    Multiple Dates
    Fri, 20 Sept
    Gretton Village Hall
    20 Sept 2024, 20:00 – 21 Sept 2024, 21:30
    Gretton Village Hall, 61 Kirby Rd, Gretton, Corby NN17 3DB, UK
    20 Sept 2024, 20:00 – 21 Sept 2024, 21:30
    Gretton Village Hall, 61 Kirby Rd, Gretton, Corby NN17 3DB, UK
    After our summer visits, we are back at the Village Hall for an interesting and well timed talk on making the most of our bulbs. John is well known breeder of daffodils including the local "Rowley Fair" variety.
  • Rosemary Buisseret - The scented garden
    Rosemary Buisseret - The scented garden
    Multiple Dates
    Fri, 18 Oct
    Gretton Village Hall
    18 Oct 2024, 20:00 – 19 Oct 2024, 21:30
    Gretton Village Hall, 61 Kirby Rd, Gretton, Corby NN17 3DB, UK
    18 Oct 2024, 20:00 – 19 Oct 2024, 21:30
    Gretton Village Hall, 61 Kirby Rd, Gretton, Corby NN17 3DB, UK
    Rosemary will be joining us to provide us with help in creating a scented garden.
  • Christmas party - members (and partners) only
    Christmas party - members (and partners) only
    Multiple Dates
    Fri, 15 Nov
    Gretton Village Hall
    15 Nov 2024, 20:00 – 16 Nov 2024, 21:30
    Gretton Village Hall, 61 Kirby Rd, Gretton, Corby NN17 3DB, UK
    15 Nov 2024, 20:00 – 16 Nov 2024, 21:30
    Gretton Village Hall, 61 Kirby Rd, Gretton, Corby NN17 3DB, UK
    We look forward to seeing members at the annual Christmas party. Further details to follow.
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