Events Programme: Events Programme 2017
Garden Workshop: ‘Propagation Techniques’
Tuesday 15th August 2017: 10.30-13.30
£25 Booking required
Discover how to propagate your own plants by taking cuttings in this friendly and practical introductory workshop. With Turn End’s gardener, Jackie Hunt, and horticulturalist and garden advisor Lindsay Engers.
House and Garden Open Day
Monday 28th August 2017: 14.00-17.30
£15 (Friends: free, children: free) No booking required
Another opportunity to visit this award-winning family home, meet Peter and Margaret Aldington, who built it, and explore the enchanting series of walled gardens. Teas and homemade cakes.
Turn End Talk: An afternoon and talk with Dr. Alan Powers ‘Modern Houses – the Smooth and the Hairy’
Saturday 2nd September 2017: 14.30 in Haddenham Methodist Church, then Turn End garden
£12.50 (Local Societies/Organisations £10.00, Friends £7.50, Students £6.00) Booking required
Come and meet Alan Powers, Trustee and former Chairman of the Twentieth Century Society. Alan writes and lectures on art, architecture and design, mainly of the twentieth century. He has specialised in the history of the private house in the Modernist period, and was the author of ‘Twentieth Century Houses in Britain’, as well as ‘Aldington, Craig and Collinge’. He grew up in a smooth Modern house designed by his father but has lived in a Georgian one in London for nearly 35 years. Tea and cakes at Turn End included.
Themed Quiz Night
Saturday 14th October 2017: 19.00-22.30 in Haddenham Youth & Community Centre
£10 Booking required
Book or join a table; take part in a themed quiz with rounds specifically related to architecture, garden, arts and creativity. Bring your own wine and nibbles.
We can also arrange private visits to the garden by groups of 10 people or more, by appointment. Please contact Jackie Hunt, the gardener, at firstname.lastname@example.org / 01844 291817 (answerphone).
The Trust looks forward to welcoming you to Turn End.