Forthcoming Events

Ruins, Reformation and Restoration – 28th June 2018

A walking tour of some of the gardens of the City of Rochester

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Walmer Castle and Gardens – 5th July 2018

Join us for a private guided tour of Walmer Castle gardens by the Head Gardener who will introduce us. . . more

Colour in the Marshes – 19th July 2018

Church Farm, Warehorne and Boldshaves, Woodchurch

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Hidden Gardens of the City of London – 15th September 2018

When many of the narrow streets of the pre-war city were destroyed in the Blitz, The City Corporation. . . more


May Garden

The Trust organises a series of events throughout the year, including talks and visits to interesting and significant gardens. These occasions are designed to be both enjoyable and informative. They provide a good opportunity for members to meet new people and renew old acquaintances, usually over lunch or tea. But they also provide an opportunity to increase our awareness and understanding of Kent's garden heritage. Many of the gardens we visit are not normally open to the general public.

Past events have included a tour of Restoration House and its garden, with commentary by the owner, guided tours of Margate and Broadstairs, and a visit to the World Garden at Lullingstone.

Our annual lectures cover a wide range of subjects for example: ‘The Protection of Landscapes at Risk’, ‘Conservation and Management in the Twentieth Century’ and ‘Sissinghurst and the Arts and Crafts Garden’.

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Please click here for a detailed diary of forthcoming events.

Please click here for a reminder of our past events.