Open Gardens 2014

21st and 22nd June 2014
2.00pm to 6.00pm

The 23rd Lady Bay Open Gardens weekend once again promises to be a fabulous family day out.  Set in the leafy Victorian suburb between the canal and the River Trent, there are 16 gorgeous gardens to see over the 2 days with 15 open on Saturday and 13 on Sunday including Cheshire Homes. Come along and get some ideas for your own garden or just enjoy a nosey around!

A Fabulous Family Day Out:
There will be children's activities, plant stalls, crafts plus teas, cakes and other refreshments at the Scout Hut and Cheshire Homes. There will also be entertainment with live music and dancing. Look out for the Human Jukebox at 131 Holme Rd. On Sunday there will be Drumming Workshops at the Lady Bay Pub and the Trent Navigation Sea Shanty Group will be performing as follows:

2.15 Scout Hut   3.15 Holme Lodge   4.15 Poppy & Pint   5.15 Cores

With two great pubs, cafes and other local amenities, it promises to be a fabulous family day out, with most of the proceeds going towards local charities and community projects.

Map Passports;
Map Passports to cover all gardens are £2.50 for adults and free for accompanied children. They will be available at any of the participating gardens, which will be identified with yellow balloons, including 30, Pierrepont Road. A map will also be displayed at the Post Office on Trent Boulevard.

Access and Parking:
There will be permitted parking at both the Lady Bay and Poppy and Pint pubs as well as plenty of on-street unrestricted parking. Disabled access may be restricted at some properties, including any permitted toilet access. There are, however, toilets with disabled access at various commercial establishments in the area, such as the Scout Hut and the two pubs.

Further Information:

Lady Bay is off the A6011, close to Holme Pierrepont Water Sports Centre and approx half a mile from Trent Bridge, Nottingham Forest City Ground and Trent Bridge Cricket Ground. The landlord of the Lady Bay pub on Trent Boulevard and the landlord of the Poppy and Pint pub on Pierrepont Road have both given permission to park in the pub car parks.

Postcode for Sat Nav: NG2 5BE (please verify before use)
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