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DIARY OF GARDEN EVENTS IN THE UK - 2014

All dates and times are to the best of our knowledge correct at the time of compiling this calendar of garden events. Always check with organisers before attending.

2014 Events
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DATE EVENT VENUE

JANUARY 2014
18th & 19th January
10am-4pm
A Taste of Waterperry Waterperry Gardens, Nr. Wheatley, Oxfordshire,
OX33 1JZ
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FEBRUARY 2014
8th February
10am - 2pm
A Celebration of Snowdrops Harveys Garden Plants, Great Green, Thurston,
Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP31 3SJ
1st & 2nd February
1pm - 4.30pm
Colesbourne Snowdrop Days Colesbourne Park, Colesbourne, Nr.Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL53 9NP
8th & 9th February
1pm - 4.30pm
Colesbourne Snowdrop Days Colesbourne Park, Colesbourne, Nr.Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL53 9NP
8th & 9th February
11am - 5pm
Snowdrop Days Evenley Wood Garden, Evenley, Northamptonshire, NN13 5SH
8th February
- 9th March
Orchid Festival Princess of Wales Conservatory, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, Surrey
Telephone 020 8332 5655
8th February - 2nd March
12am - 4pm
Snowdrops Benington Lordship Gardens, Stevenage, Hertfordshire, SG2 7BS
15th & 16th February
1pm - 4.30pm
Colesbourne Snowdrop Days Colesbourne Park, Colesbourne, Nr.Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL53 9NP
15th & 16th February
11am - 5pm
Snowdrop Days Evenley Wood Garden, Evenley, Northamptonshire, NN13 5SH
15th - 23rd February
11am - 4pm
Naturalised Snowdrops & Indoor Display Easton Walled Gardens, Easton, Grantham, Lincolnshire, NG33 5AP
16th February Hellebore Weekend Broadview Gardens, Hadlow College,
Tonbridge Road, Hadlow, Kent, TN11 0AL
16th February
11am - 4.30pm
Hulme Community Garden Centre's
Potato Day
Hulme Community Garden Centre, 28 Old Birley Street, Hulme, Manchester, M15 5RG
16th February
10am - 4.30pm
Snowdrop Day Goldsborough Hall, Church Street, Goldsborough, North Yorkshire, HG5 8NR
21st & 22nd February RHS London Plant and Design Show RHS Horticultural Halls, Greycoat Street and Vincent Square, London SW1P 2PE
22nd & 23rd February
1pm - 4.30pm
Colesbourne Snowdrop Days Colesbourne Park, Colesbourne, Nr.Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL53 9NP
22nd & 23rd February Hellebore Weekend Broadview Gardens, Hadlow College,
Tonbridge Road, Hadlow, Kent, TN11 0AL
22nd & 23rd February
11am - 5pm
Snowdrop Days Evenley Wood Garden, Evenley, Northamptonshire, NN13 5SH
22nd & 23rd February
11am - 4pm
Snowdrop Weekend Shepherd House Garden, Inveresk, Midlothian,
EH21 7TH
23rd February
11am - 4pm
Snowdrop and Hellebore Extravaganza Goodnestone Park Gardens, Wingham, Canterbury, Kent, CT3 1PL
23rd February
10am - 4.30pm
Snowdrop Day Goldsborough Hall, Church Street, Goldsborough, North Yorkshire, HG5 8NR
26TH & 27th February Snowdrops and Winter Garden Ragley Hall, Alcester, Warwickshire, B49 5NJ
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MARCH 2014
1st March
10am - 4pm
Spring Bulb Walk Capel Manor College and Gardens,Bullsmoor Lane, Enfield,
Middlesex, EN1 4RQ
1st & 2nd March
1pm - 4.30pm
Colesbourne Snowdrop Days Colesbourne Park, Colesbourne, Nr.Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL53 9NP
1st & 2nd March Hellebore Weekend Broadview Gardens, Hadlow College,
Tonbridge Road, Hadlow, Kent, TN11 0AL
7th & 8th March
9.30am - 4.30pm
Special Colour in the Winter Garden Days
Over 1000 Hellebores for sale
Harveys Garden Plants, Great Green, Thurston,
Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP31 3SJ
19th - 23rd March Country Living Spring Fair Business Design Centre, 52 Upper Street, London,
N1 0QH
23rd March
10am-5pm
Saxifrage Day Waterperry Gardens, Nr. Wheatley, Oxfordshire,
OX33 1JZ
23rd March
10am - 4pm
Rare Plant Fair The Bishops Palace, Wells, Somerset, BA5 2PD
23rd March Royal Gardens open for National Garden Scheme Goldsborough Hall, Church Street, Goldsborough, North Yorkshire, HG5 8NR
29th March
11am - 5pm
West Garden opening for NGS Hatfield House, Hatfield, Hertfordshire
28th - 30th March The Edible Garden Show Alexandra Palace, Alexandra Palace Way, London, N22 7AY
30th March
10am - 4pm
Plant Hunters' Fair Ness Botanic Gardens, Ness, Neston, South Wirral, Cheshire, CH64 4AY
30th March
11am - 5pm
Rare Plant Fair Evenley Wood Garden, Evenley, Brackley, Northamptonshire
NN13 5SH
30th March
11am - 4pm
Plant Fair Holme Pierrepont Hall, Holme Pierrepont, Nottingham, NG12 2LD
30th March
10.30am - 5pm
Gardens Open Day West Dean Gardens, West Dean, Nr. Chichester, West Sussex, PO18 OQX
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APRIL 2014
1st & 2nd April RHS Great London Plant Fair RHS Horticultural Halls, Greycoat Street and Vincent Square, London SW1P 2PE
5th April
10am - 4.30pm
Plant Hunters' Fair National Memorial Arboretum, Croxall Road, Alrewas, Staffordshire, DE13 7AR
5th & 6th April Cornwall Garden Society's
Spring Flower Show
Boconnoc House, Middle Taphouse,
nr. Lostwithiel
6th April
11am - 4.30pm
Plant Hunters' Fair Bramall Park, off Hall Road, Bramall, Stockport, Cheshire SK7 3NX
6th April
11am - 4pm
Rare Plant Fair Birtley House, Bramley, Guildford, Surrey, GU5 0LB
11th & 12th April RHS Orchid Show and Botanical Art Show RHS Horticultural Halls, Greycoat Street and Vincent Square, London SW1P 2PE
11th - 13th April
9.30am - 5pm<
All About Gardening Newbury The Newbury Showground, Newbury, Berkshire
RG18 9QZ
11th - 13th April RHS Flower Show Cardiff Bute Park, Cardiff Castle, Cardiff
11th - 13th April
10am - 5pm
Spring Gardening Show Capel Manor College,Bullsmoor Lane, Enfield,
Middlesex, EN1 4RQ  Telephone 08456 122122
12th April
11am - 5pm
Plant Hunters' Fair Bodenham Arboretum, Wolverley, Kidderminster,
Worcestershire, DY11 5SY
13th April
11am - 5pm
Plant Hunters' Fair Cholmondeley Castle, Malpas, Cheshire, SY14 8AH
13th April
11am - 5pm
'Spring Fling' Plant Fair Great Comp Garden, Comp Lane, Platt, Nr Sevenoaks, Kent, TN15 8QS
13th April
11am - 4pm
Rare Plant Fair The Old Rectory, Quenington, Cirencester, Glos
GL7 5BN
13th April Plant Fair Wentworth Woodhouse, Wentworth. South Yorkshire
S62 7TQ
18th - 20th April The Garden Show in Spring Firle Place, West Firle, Lewes, East Sussex, BN8 6NS.
18th - 20th Aprill
9.30am - 5pm
Suffolk Spring Garden Show Trinity Park (Suffolk Showground), Felixstowe Road, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP3 8UH
19th April
10am - 4pm
Plant Hunters' Fair Plas Newydd, Llanfairpwll, Anglesey, LL61 6DQ
19th & 20th April Fritillary Weekend Waterperry Gardens, Nr. Wheatley, Oxfordshire, OX33 1JZ
20th April
10am - 4pm
Spring Plant Fair Arley Hall and Gardens, Arley, nr. Northwich, Cheshire, CW9 6NA
Telephone 01565 777353
20th April
9am - 4pm
Bakewell Garden and Home Fair Bakewell Showground & Agricultural Centre, Agricultural Way,
off A6 Haddon Rd, Bakewell, Derbyshire, DE45 1AQ
20th April Newburgh Priory Spring Plant Fair Newburgh Priory, Coxwold, Nr Thirsk, North Yorkshire,
YO61 4AS
20th & 21st April
12am - 4pm
Easter Opening Benington Lordship Gardens, Stevenage, Hertfordshire, SG2 7BS
20th & 21st April
10am - 5pm
Plant Hunters' Fair The Dorothy Clive Garden, Willoughbridge, Market Drayton, Shropshire, TF9 4EU
23rd April - 5th May
11am - 5pm
Tulip Festival with Bloms Bulbs Pashley Manor Gardens, Ticehurst,Nr. Wadhurst,
East Sussex   Telephone 01580 200888
24th - 27th April North of England Horticultural Society
Harrogate Spring Flower Show
Great Yorkshire Showground, Harrogate, HG2 8PW
25th & 26th April
9.30am - 4.30pm
Special Woodland and Shade Loving Plant Days Harveys Garden Plants, Great Green, Thurston,
Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk, IP31 3SJ
25th - 27th April
9.30am - 5pm
The Newark & Notts Garden Show Newark Showground, Newark, Nottinghamshire,
NG24 2NY
26th April
10am - 4pm
Plant Hunters' Fair Sugnall Hall Walled Kitchen Garden, Sugnall Hall,
Sugnall, Stafford, ST21 6NF
27th April
10.30am - 3pm
Plant Hunters' Fair Norton Priory Museum & Gardens, Tudor Road,
Manor Park, Runcorn, Cheshire, WA7 1SX
27th April Specialist Plant Fair Spetchley Park Gardens, Worcester, WR5 1RS
28th & 29th April Garden Walks - Tulips & Daffodils Ragley Hall, Alcester, Warwickshire, B49 5NJ

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MAY 2014
3rd - 5th May
9.30am - 5pm
Southend Spring Garden Show Garon Park, Eastern Avenue, Southend, Essex,
SS2 4FA
3rd - 5th May
11am - 5pm
Orchid Show Raby Castle, Staindrop, Darlington, County Durham,
DL2 3AH
3rd - 5th May
10am - 5pm
Hertfordshire Garden Show Knebworth House, Knebworth, Hertfordshire, SG3 6PY
4th & 5th May
10am - 5pm
Plant Hunters' Fair Weston Park, Weston-under-Lizard, Nr Shifnal,
Shropshire, TF11 8LE
5th May Plant Fair Sutton Park, Sutton-in-the-Forest, York,
North Yorkshire, YO61 1DP
8th - 11th May Malvern Spring Gardening Show The Malvern Showground, Worcestershire, WR13 6NW
9th - 11th May
9.30am - 5pm
Norfolk Spring Garden Show The Norfolk Showground, Norwich, Norfolk, NR5 0TT
10th May Garden Design School Diploma Taster Day Painshill Park Training Centre, Painshill Park,
Portsmouth Road, Cobham, Surrey.
11th May Plant Fair Rode Hall, Church Lane, Scholar Green, Cheshire, ST7 3QP
11th May
10am - 4pm
Spring Plant Fair Newby Hall, Ripon, North Yorkshire, HG4 5AE
12th May Garden Design School Diploma - Taster Day Bristol Botanic Garden Training Centre,
University of Bristol Botanic Garden, The Holmes, Stoke Park Road, Stoke Bishop, Bristol.
16th - 18th May
9.30am - 5pm
Essex Garden Show The Brentwood Centre, Doddinghurst Road, Brentwood, Essex, CM15 9NN
18th May Plant Fair Doddington Hall, Lincoln, Lincolnshire, LN6 4RU
18th May
10am - 4pm
Plant Hunters' Fair Consall Hall Landscape Gardens, Consall, Wetley Rocks, Staffordshire, ST9 0AG
18th May
11am - 4pm
Rare Plant Fair Sharcott Manor, Pewsey, Wiltshire, SN9 5PA
20th - 24th May RHS Chelsea Flower Show Royal Hospital, Chelsea, London, SW3 4SL
24th May
10am - 4.30pm
Plant Hunters' Fair National Memorial Arboretum, Croxall Road, Alrewas, Staffordshire, DE13 7AR
25th May
10.30am - 4pm
Plant Hunters' Fair Adlington Hall, Mill Lane, Macclesfield, Cheshire, SK10 4LF
25th May
11am - 4pm
Flower Power Plant and Craft Fair Raby Castle, Staindrop, Darlington, County Durham,
DL2 3AH
25th May
11am - 4pm
Rare Plant Fair Kingston Bagpuize House, Kingston Bagpuize, Oxfordshire
OX13 5AX
26th May/TD> Plant Fair Blakesley Hall, Yardley, Birmingham, West Midlands, B25 8RN
26th May
10am - 3pm
Plant Hunters'Fair Stonyford Cottage Nursery, Stonyford Lane, Cuddington, Northwich, Cheshire, CW8 2TF
26th May
10am - 4pm
Spring Gardeners Fair Wortley Hall, Wortley, Sheffield, South Yorkshire,
S35 7DB
30th May - 1st June
9.30am - 5pm
Cambridgeshire Garden Show Wood Green Animal Shelter, Godmanchester, Cambridgeshire, PE29 2NH
30th May - 1st June Holker Garden Festival Holker Hall, Cark-in-Cartmel, Nr. Grange-Over-Sands, Cumbria
30th May - 1st June Gardening Scotland 2014 The Royal Highland Centre, Ingliston, Edinburgh, Scotland
31st May & 1st June
10am - 5pm
Plant Hunters' Fair Hodnet Hall Gardens, Hodnet, Market Drayton, Shropshire, TF9 3NN
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JUNE 2014
1st June/TD> Plant Fair Dorfold Hall, Nantwich, Cheshire, CW5 8LD
1st June
10am-4pm
The Rotary Club of Southampton's
Annual Solent Gardeners Fayre & Craft
University of Southampton Sports Ground, Wide Lane, Eastleigh, SO50 5PE
1st June
11am - 4pm
Rare Plant Fair High Glanau Manor, Lydart, Monmouth, NP25 4AD
4th June Plant Fair Cannon Hall, Bark House Lane, Cawthorne,
Nr. Barnsley, West Yorkshire, S75 4AT
6th - 8th June The Garden Show Stansted Park, Rowlands Castle, Hampshire.
6th - 8th June
9.30am - 5pm
South East Essex Garden Show Barleylands Farm, Billericay, Essex, CM11 2UD
8th June/TD> Plant Fair Sandon Hall, Sandon, Stafford, ST18 0BZ
11th - 15th June BBC Gardeners' World Live The NEC, Birmingham
14th & 15th June
10am - 5pm
Festival of Gardening West Woodhay House, West Woodhay, Newbury, Berkshire, RG20 0BS
14th & 15th June Open Garden Squares Weekend London
15th June
11am - 4pm
Rare Plant Fair Pyt House, Ashampstead, Berkshire, RG8 8RA
15th June
10am - 3pm
Plant Hunters' Fair Burton Manor Gardens, Burton Manor, Burton, Wirral, Cheshire, CH64 5SJ
15th June Plant Fair Summerfield Nursery, Burland Lane,
off Boroughbridge Road, Upper Poppleton, York, YO26 6QN
20th - 22nd June
10am - 5pm
Blenheim Palace Flower Show Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, Oxfordshire, OX20 1PP
21st June Plant Fair Kirklinton Hall and Gardens, Kirklinton, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA6 6BB
21st & 22nd & June
10am - 5pm
Arley Garden Festival Arley Hall and Gardens, Arley, nr. Northwich, Cheshire, CW9 6NA
Telephone 01565 777353
22nd June Plant Fair Bradwell Village Hall, Bradwell, Sandbach, Cheshire, CW11 1RG
22nd June
10am - 4pm
Plant Hunters' Fair Whittington Castle, Castle Street, Whittington, Shropshire, SY11 4DF
23rd & 24th June Garden Walks - Rose Garden Ragley Hall, Alcester, Warwickshire, B49 5NJ
27th - 29th June
9.30am - 5pm
All About Gardening Lincolnshire The Lincolnshire Showground, Lincoln, LN2 2NA
27th - 29th June
10am - 5pm
Abbots Ripton Hall Garden Show Abbots Ripton Hall, Abbots Ripton, Nr. Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, PE28 2PQ
27th - 29th June Plant Finders Fair Borde Hill Garden, Balcombe Road, Haywards Heath, West Sussex RH16 1XP
29th June
10am - 4pm
Plant Hunters' Fair Plas Newydd, Llanfairpwll, Anglesey, LL61 6DQ
29th June
10am - 4pm
Rare Plant Fair Waterperry Gardens, Nr. Wheatley, Oxfordshire, OX33 1JZ
29th June
10am - 5pm
Summer Plant, Garden & Produce Fair Pashley Manor Gardens, Ticehurst,Nr. Wadhurst,
East Sussex, TN5 7HE
29th June Plant Fair Ness Hall, East Ness, North Yorkshire,YO62 5XD
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JULY 2014
1st July
9.30am - 4pm
Garden Open Day in aid of
St. Michael's Hospice
Perch Hill Farm, Brightling, Robertsbridge, East Sussex, TN32 5HP
5th July Garden Design School Diploma Taster Day Painshill Park Training Centre, Painshill Park,
Portsmouth Road, Cobham, Surrey.
8th - 13th July Hampton Court Palace Flower Show Hampton Court Palace, East Molesey, Surrey
10th July Garden Design School Diploma - Taster Day Bristol Botanic Garden Training Centre,
University of Bristol Botanic Garden, The Holmes, Stoke Park Road, Stoke Bishop, Bristol.
12th July Plant Fair Worsall Hall, Low Worsall, Yarm, North Yorkshire
13th July
11am - 4pm
Rare Plant Fair Stonor Park, Henley-on-Thames, RG9 6HF
13th July Plant Fair Wentworth Woodhouse, Wentworth, Rotheram,
South Yorkshire S62 7TQ
18th - 20th July The Garden Show Loseley Park, Guildford, Surrey GU3 1HS
20th July
10am - 5pm
Plant & Garden Fair Chenies Manor, Chenies, Buckinghamshire, WD3 6ER
20th July
11am - 4pm
Plant Fair Osmaston Park, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, DE6 2DE
20th July
11am - 5pm
Lily Festival and Plant Fair Evenley Wood Garden, Evenley, Northamptonshire, NN13 5SH
20th July Royal Gardens open for National Garden Scheme Goldsborough Hall, Church Street, Goldsborough, North Yorkshire, HG5 8NR
23rd - 27th July RHS Show Tatton Park Mereheath Lane, Knutsford, Cheshire
26th & 27th July
11am - 5pm
Plant Hunters' Weekend Lullingstone Castle, Eynsford, Kent DA4 0JA
26th & 27th July Fuchsia Festival Capel Manor College,Bullsmoor Lane, Enfield,
Middlesex, EN1 4RQ  Telephone 08456 122122
27th July
11am - 4pm
Plant Fair Lytham Hall, Lytham St Annes, Lancashire, FY8 4JX
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AUGUST 2014
1st & 2nd August Taunton Flower Show Vivary Park, in the centre of Taunton, Somerset,
TA1 3QG
3rd August
10am - 5pm
Plant Hunters' Fair Dearnford Lake, Tilstock Road, Whitchurch, Shropshire, SY13 3JQ
8th & 9th August Shrewsbury Flower Show Quarry Park, Shrewsbury
8th - 10th August Chilli Fiesta West Dean Gardens, West Dean, Nr. Chichester, West Sussex, PO18 OQX
10th August
11am - 4pm
Rare Plant Fair Castle Bromwich Hall and Gardens Trust, Chester Road, Castle Bromwich, Birmingham, B36 9BT
10th August Plant Fair Dalton Hall, South Dalton, East Yorkshire HU17 7PN
14th - 17th August Southport Flower Show Victoria Park, Rotten Row, Southport, Merseyside,
PR8 2BZ
17th August
10am - 4pm
Plant Hunters' Fair Bodnant Garden, Tal-y-Cafn, Nr. Colwyn Bay, Conwy,
LL28 5RE
23rd August
9.30am - 4pm
Dahlias in bloom Perch Hill Farm, Brightling, Robertsbridge, East Sussex, TN32 5HP
23rd - 25th August
9.30am - 5pm
All About Gardening Show Norfolk Showground, New Costessey, Norwich, Norfolk, NR5 0TT
24th August
9am - 4pm
Bakewell Garden and Home Fair Bakewell Showground & Agricultural Centre, Agricultural Way,
off A6 Haddon Rd, Bakewell, Derbyshire, DE45 1AQ
24th August
11am - 4pm
Rare Plant Fair Lady Farm, Chelwood, Nr. Bath, BS39 4NN
24th & 25th August
10am - 5pm
Plant Hunters' Fair The Dorothy Clive Garden, Willoughbridge, Market Drayton, Shropshire, TF9 4EU
25th August
10am - 4pm
Summer Gardeners Fair Wortley Hall, Wortley, Sheffield, South Yorkshire,
S35 7DB
25th August Newburgh Priory Summer Plant Fair Newburgh Priory, Coxwold, Nr Thirsk, North Yorkshire,
YO61 4AS
30th August
11am - 5pm
Plant Hunters' Fair Bodenham Arboretum, Wolverley, Kidderminster,
Worcestershire, DY11 5SY
31st August Plant Fair Holker Hall and Gardens, Cark-in-Cartmel,
Grange-over-Sands, Cumbria LA11 7PL
31st August
10am - 4pm
Rare Plant Fair Kilver Court, Kilver Street, Shepton Mallet, Somerset, BA4 5NF
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SEPTEMBER 2014
5th - 7th September Dundee Flower and Food Festival Camperdown Country Park, Coupar Angus Road, Dundee, DD2 4TF
7th September
10am - 4pm
Plant Hunters' Fair Ness Botanic Gardens, Ness, Neston, South Wirral, Cheshire,CH64 4AY
7th September
11am - 4pm
Rare Plant Fair Adwell House, Thame, Oxfordshire, OX9 7DQL
14th Septembert
11am - 5pm
Lullingstone's plant, craft & Wildlife Fair Lullingstone Castle, Eynsford, Kent DA4 0JA
14th September Autumn Plant Fair Spetchley Park Gardens, Worcester, WR5 1RS
14th September
11am - 4pm
Rare Plant Fair Llanover House, Llanover, Nr. Abergavenny, NP7 9EF
21st September
10am - 4pm
Plant Hunters' Fair Sugnall Hall Walled Kitchen Garden, Sugnall Hall,
Sugnall, Stafford, ST21 6NF
21st September
11am - 4pm
Plant Fair Sutton Park, Sutton-in-the-Forest, York,
North Yorkshire, YO61 1DP
24th & 25th September
11am - 3pm
Garden Walks -
Summer Bedding & Prairie Garden
Ragley Hall, Alcester, Warwickshire, B49 5NJ
27th & 28th September Malvern Autumn Show The Malvern Showground, Worcestershire, WR13 6NW
28th September
10am - 4pm
Apple Day Newby Hall, Ripon, North Yorkshire, HG4 5AE
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OCTOBER 2014
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NOVEMBER 2014
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DECEMBER 2014
6th - 12th December Christmas Floral Extravaganza Arley Hall and Gardens, Arley, nr. Northwich, Cheshire,CW9 6NA
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