programme of events 2017

  • Kent Group events
  • National HPS events
  • Other interesting events

**  Some events are for members only and must be pre-booked.


Sunday 29 January 2017

Talk: The Olympic Park
by Alistair Bayford

Headcorn Village Hall
Headcorn TN27 9NR Details

Sunday 5 February 2017
11am to 3pm

Snowdrop and Winter Plant Fair
Hole Park, Rolvenden   Details

Sunday 29 Febuary 2017

Talk: Succession Planting
by Steve Edney

Lower Hardres Village Hall
Canterbury CT4 5NP  Details

Sunday 19 March 2017
from 11am

Special Spring Meeting
Plant Fair from 11am
Photographic Competition
Displays Refreshments
Exotic Gardening
by Fergus Garrett 2.30pm

Lenham Community Centre
Lenham ME17 2QT Details

Saturday 25 March 2017

Visit: Boyton Court **
Boyton Court, East Sutton Details

Saturday 25 March 2017
10am to 4.30pm

Diamond Anniversary – Annual Lecture Day and Annual General Meeting

Easton, Norfolk Details

Thursday 13 April 2017

Visit: White House Farm  **

White House Farm, Ivy Hatch Details

Sunday 23 April 2017

Talk: English Love Affair with Iris
by Sue Marshall
followed by Seedling Swap

Smarden Charter Hall
Smarden TN27 8NF  Details

Tuesday 9 May 2017

Visit: Timbers  **

Timbers, East Farleigh Details

Monday 19 June 2017

Visit: Balmoral Cottage  **

Balmoral Cottage, Benenden Details

Saturday 29 July 2017
2 to 5pm

Garden Tea Party:   **

Orchard House, Claygate, Marden Details

Saturday 2 September 2017

Visit: Canterbury Cathedral Garden  **

Canterbury Details

Sunday 24 September 2017

Talk: The Botanical Gardener
by Julian Sutton

Headcorn Village Hall
Headcorn TN27 9NR Details

Saturday 6 October 2017

Visit: Beervelde Park Plant Fair **

Beervelde Park, Ghent, Belgium Details

Sunday 29 October 2017

Talk: The Arts and Crafts Movement and its Gardens
by Stephen Harmer

Platt Memorial Hall
St. Marys Platt TN15 8FH Details

Sunday 26 November 2017

Talk: Late-flowering perennials and grasses
by Graham Gough
Followed by AGM

Platt Memorial Hall
St. Marys Platt TN15 8FH Details

Sunday 10 December 2017
10.30am – 4.30pm

Christmas Party **

Tunstall Village Memorial Hall
Tunstall, ME10 1YZ Details