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Croquet taster day at Dyffryn Gardens

Learn the ropes of this simple-looking but not-so-simple-playing game. The members of the club will be on hand to show you some tips and techniques of Golf Croquet. Equipment is provided. Dyffryn Mansion  Dyffryn house stands at the heart of the gardens. Listed at grade II* status, it had been remodelled from an earlier mansion that dates back to an estate…

Croquet taster day at Dyffryn Gardens

Learn the ropes of this simple-looking but not-so-simple-playing game. The members of the club will be on hand to show you some tips and techniques of Golf Croquet. Equipment is provided. Dyffryn Mansion  Dyffryn house stands at the heart of the gardens. Listed at grade II* status, it had been remodelled from an earlier mansion that dates back to an estate…

Wheelbarrows of Old Catton

Walk around the historic village of Old Catton, locating decorated wheelbarrows created by the community and placed at key points that would have been familiar during Repton’s time. Organised by Broadland District Council and Old Catton Horticultural Society. Click Here 

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,…

Plots and Plotters: The Belfast Charitable Society & the 1798 Rebellion

Join Clifton House with this special tour on the 1798 Rebellion. Attendees will walk in the footsteps and visit the graves of the reformers & rebels who made the Belfast Charitable Society a “hotbed of radical activity” in the 1790s. Hear about the Joys, McCrackens, McCabe & Cunningham who were on opposing sides of the 1798 Rebellion & how the…

Plots and Plotters: The Belfast Charitable Society & the 1798 Rebellion

Join Clifton House with this special tour on the 1798 Rebellion. Attendees will walk in the footsteps and visit the graves of the reformers & rebels who made the Belfast Charitable Society a “hotbed of radical activity” in the 1790s. Hear about the Joys, McCrackens, McCabe & Cunningham who were on opposing sides of the 1798 Rebellion & how the…

Plots and Plotters: The Belfast Charitable Society & the 1798 Rebellion

Join Clifton House with this special tour on the 1798 Rebellion. Attendees will walk in the footsteps and visit the graves of the reformers & rebels who made the Belfast Charitable Society a “hotbed of radical activity” in the 1790s. Hear about the Joys, McCrackens, McCabe & Cunningham who were on opposing sides of the 1798 Rebellion & how the…

Plots and Plotters: The Belfast Charitable Society & the 1798 Rebellion

Join Clifton House with this special tour on the 1798 Rebellion. Attendees will walk in the footsteps and visit the graves of the reformers & rebels who made the Belfast Charitable Society a “hotbed of radical activity” in the 1790s. Hear about the Joys, McCrackens, McCabe & Cunningham who were on opposing sides of the 1798 Rebellion & how the…

Plots and Plotters: The Belfast Charitable Society & the 1798 Rebellion

Join Clifton House with this special tour on the 1798 Rebellion. Attendees will walk in the footsteps and visit the graves of the reformers & rebels who made the Belfast Charitable Society a “hotbed of radical activity” in the 1790s. Hear about the Joys, McCrackens, McCabe & Cunningham who were on opposing sides of the 1798 Rebellion & how the…

A day with Humphry Repton, History Workshop

This day-long workshop will provide an opportunity 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 those with an interest in the history of gardening, the eighteenth century and of Norfolk. In addition, Repton’s beautiful drawing Aylsham Market…