Tag Archives: garden

Book Fair at Dyffryn Gardens

Our second-hand book shops have brought in much needed donations from our generous visitors and all money raised from this book fair stay at Dyffryn to maintain, restore and reinstate parts of the house and garden.

Hidden Heritage / Tourism Events

Tourism / Hidden Heritage events, exploring the heritage of the Mid Ulster Area. This includes visits to archaeology sites, with talks and performances on site. There are on occasion refreshments made available on the sites. TBC More information can be found here! Tourism & Heritage Discover Mid Ulster If there’s one thing about Mid Ulster, you‘re never too far away…

Galboly Hidden Village and Grounds of Garron Tower

This walking tour led by Seamus Milliken, covers the history, wildlife and former inhabitants of this wild and beautiful area. Please note the walk route will not go higher than the village, so avoiding the steep ground above. Walking boots or strong shoes advised, raincoat, poles or sticks recommend. Walking distance 4 miles. Please bring snack and drinks to be…

Ensemble East presents An Afternoon Concert: Repton’s Choice

Music Matters is proud to introduce ENSEMBLE East, a new chamber orchestra based in East Anglia. They will perform a range of works, written in Humphry Repton’s lifetime: the genius of Mozart, the prolific Joseph Haydn, known as the father of the symphony, and the passion of Felix Mendelssohn. Tea, coffee and cake available during the interval. Repton’s Choice: Mendelssohn:…

Repton Lecture and Walk

Richard Wheeler, the National Trust’s garden history specialist, comes to the home of Humphry Repton’s favourite work. Richard explores the life of Humphry Repton with a talk lasting about an hour and after a small break for lunch (not included) will lead a guided walk highlighting the Repton features of his design for Sheringham Park.

Repton Study Day at Leigh Court

On the 25th of April Avon Gardens Trust is holding a Repton Study Day at Leigh Court.  The theme of the Study will focus on ‘by Nature so Romantic.’ It promises to be a celebration of work from Humphry Repton; the last great landscape designer ofthe 18th century and bellwether of the 19th century garden. The day includes talks by David Lambert,…

Celebrating Humphry Repton Anniversary at Scrivelsby

Celebrating Humphry Repton Anniversary will be held on Saturday March 24 at 2pm. It will include Anniversary Walk of Humphry Repton’s work at Scrivelsbby Court, and view one of his earliest Red Books. The walk will then be followed by some much needed tea and cakes provided by the Trust! Further opportunity for those who can manage it to walk over to the…

A Day with Humphry Repton – History workshop

This is a day-long workshop provides an opportunity for you to explore aspects of Humphry Repton’s life and work. It will appeal to adults wishing to know more about this important local and national figure and would be particularly suitable for adults with an interest in the history of gardening, the eighteenth century and of Norfolk.