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21 June 2018College Gardens Walking Tour and Champagne Lunch Thursday, 21 June, 2018
25 April 2018Jane Austen at Home...a one woman play
14 December 2017Gala Evening at the Barrandov Opera Thursday 14th December 2017
23 November 2017A Day in London and a Wonderful Christmas Lights Tour
12 October 2017DICKENS’ LONDON: a walking tour, Italian lunch, the Dickens and Foundling Museums.
29 September 2017The Bloomsbury Group, Cambridge College Years, a Walking Tour in Cambridge.
01 June 2017Gainsborough's House, Sudbury, and the Warner Textile Archive , Braintree
23 April 2017Liverpool - our 2017 Visit
30 March 2017Churches in the East Anglian Broads with John Vigar
20 February 2017A Day in Greenwich
12 December 2016Christmas in the Colleges, Corpus and Gonville and Caius
18 October 2016Kenwood House
09 June 2016Compton Verney and Hidcote Manor Garden - Change to Itinerary
07 April 2016The Goldsmiths' Company with Assay Office and William Morris Gallery, Walthamstow.
10 December 2015 Royal Albert Hall and the Wallace Collection
22 October 2015Boughton House and Estate Tour
04 June 2015Broughton Castle and Rousham House and Gardens
15 May 2015The City of Heart's Desire: ISTANBUL - a five day visit
26 March 2015Basildon Park, Berkshire and Hughenden Manor, Buckinghamshire
11 December 2014RSC Stratford-on-Avon
03 November 2014Spencer House and the National Gallery, London
05 June 2014Penshurst Place and Hever Castle
07 May 2014Cardiff's Art and Castles
20 March 2014Lord Leycester Hospital, Warwickshire and Baddesley Clinton
15 March 2013Lancaster House and the Foreign and Commonwealth Office
06 December 2012Stratford
18 October 2012Lambeth Palace
08 July 2012The Art and Culture of Edinburgh and Glasgow.
21 June 2012Blenheim Palace and Bladon Church
03 May 2012A Walking Tour of the Olympic site.
01 May 2012Highgrove Garden
22 March 2012A Walking Tour in the Steps of Wren
01 December 2011The Foundling Museum and Cabinet War Rooms in London
20 October 2011 Barber Institute of Fine Arts, Birmingham University,
02 June 2011Down House, the home of Darwin
01 June 2011Chartwell, the home of Winston Churchill
01 May 2011Windsor Castle and Savill Garden
01 March 2010Eltham Palace and The Stone House
01 February 2010Gaugin Exhibition and the Royal Opera House
01 January 2010Buckingham Palace and Clarence House

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College Gardens Walking Tour and Champagne Lunch
Thursday, 21 June, 2018

Thursday 21 June 2018

This visit provides an opportunity to see two Cambridge College gardens as introduced by their head gardeners.  Whether you are a keen gardener or whether you enjoy beautiful aspects in nature, this day has something for everyone.  We begin the day at Wolfson College, one of Cambridge’s youngest Colleges, catering mainly for graduate and foreign students.  Head Gardener Mr Phil Stigwood has created gardens that are a source of pride with speciality areas including Winter gardens, Antarctic garden, ‘bark berries and foliage garden’ as well clematis and rose gardens.  The College is regularly asked to provide tours and participates in the NGS Open Gardens network.  After a champagne and sandwich lunch, we will then walk the short distance to Selwyn College on Grange Road. The College was founded in 1880 in the Tudor Gothic style. Close to the Sidgwick site – home to many of the main lecture halls of the university, it is ideally placed. Alumni of the College include actor Hugh Laurie and author Robert Harris. The College has lovely grounds and beautiful herbaceous borders.  The day will finish mid-afternoon.

Cost: for the day is £28

Bookings are taken from 9:30 am 19 April with postal booking from 20 April.

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