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Events 2019

Here are the events we will be attending in 2019. Get some splendid deals and come and meet us in person! Keep checking frequently, because lots more will be added as the season progresses.

SPRING

Hemingford Village Market - Sat 9th March 2019

We will be launching new ranges of plants, children's seed kits and plant pots at our first show of 2019. 

From the organisers: www.hemingfordvillagemarket.co.uk:

"The idea behind Hemingford Village Market is to give small local businesses a regular place to sell their goods within the village and give residents who can’t get into St Ives because of lack of buses etc. a mini market to visit once a month. The market takes place on the second Saturday of the month 9am – 1pm, stalls offer food, plants, flowers and crafts. It’s held at the Parish Centre, Hemingford Grey, refreshments are available all day in the Hemingford Garden Room as well".

St Ives Farmers Market - Sat 16th March 2019

This is a new event for us, we'll be in the Market Square from 8.30am.  We will have a range of young plants, growing kits, seeds and gardening equipment. 

From the organisers: "Visitors to the St Ives Farmers’ Market can enjoy the vibrant, colourful and friendly atmosphere and can talk directly to the producers and sample some of the award winning produce.  St Ives Farmers’ Market is an exciting, interesting, alternative shopping experience that can also include competitions, tastings, cookery demonstrations."

Thriplow Daffodil Festival - Sat 23rd - Sun 24th March 2019

One of our favourite events in the calendar: come and visit the charming village of Thriplow for its annual daffodil festival. Lots to see and do, we will be in the school marquee with a range of colourful plant pots, plants, children's seeds, growing kits, and children's nature books.

From the organisers: www.thriplowdaffodils.org.uk:

"Every year, up to 14,000 people visit Thriplow to experience the warm and friendly atmosphere of our Daffodil Weekend charity fundraising event, run entirely by volunteers. 

Over two days, visitors walk the car-free village to look at the daffodil displays, visit the attractions and open gardens, and potter around the stalls. Refreshments are served in the tea rooms with homemade cakes and sandwiches, or delicious hot street food can be eaten in The Taste of Thriplow while listening to live music".

Saffron Walden Market - Sat 30th March 2019

Come and visit our lovely home town of Saffron Walden. We will be in the Market Square with our full range of children's gardening and nature products.

From the organisers: http://www.visitsaffronwalden.gov.uk:

"Saffron Walden is a delightful market town located in north-west Essex, and just 15 miles south of Cambridge. It has a rich heritage of old buildings, including St Mary’s Church, the largest and one of the most beautiful parish churches in Essex. On the north side of town is Bridge End Garden, a newly restored Victorian garden of great charm, which contains a wonderful yew hedge maze and sunken Dutch Garden".

A market has been held here since 1141, and market days are now Tuesdays and Saturdays with shoppers enjoying browsing and buying goods from a variety of market stalls. Beyond the market place, there are many independent shops and eating places to choose from.

Hadleigh Show Sat 18th May 2019

This will be our second visit to this brilliant, traditional country show.  We look forward to seeing all our customers once again.

From the organisers: "a great family day out at our “Quintessentially British” event". http://www.hadleighshow.co.uk/

 


South Suffolk Show - Sun May 12th 2019

This will be our first outdoor agricultural show of the year. We will have our full range of children's gardening and nature products together with our ever-popular children's painting and gardening craft activity.

From the organisers: www.southsuffolkshow.co.uk:

"The South Suffolk Show is a one day agricultural show regarded by many as one of the leading shows of its type in the eastern region…”

Bury St Edmunds Whitsun Fayre - Sun 26th - Mon 27th May 2019

 Come and join in all the family fun at the annual Whitsun Fayre. We will be on Angel Hill with our full range of children's gardening and nature products together with our ever-popular children's fun painting and craft activity.