Events

These are the next events planned by Epping Horticultural Society - note them on your calendar!

May
31
Sun
Epping Open Gardens
May 31 @ 11:00 am – 3:00 pm

Once again many brave gardeners are exposing their efforts to public scrutiny! This year there will also be some open allotments at Meadow Road. Mark the date, more details in due course.

If you would like to open your garden or allotment, contact the organisers at the email above.

Jun
6
Sat
Epping in Bloom Scarecrow Festival
Jun 6 – Jun 7 all-day

Join the Scarecrow Festival this year – just create a scarecrow and put it in your garden for visitors to find on the maps provided.

Last year was really successful and it is hoped that this year will also brighten the town with lots of inventive creations!

Please contact Epping in Bloom by 30th March to express your interest.

Jun
17
Wed
Annual General Meeting
Jun 17 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Come along to our AGM and support your Society! Please also bring your best single stem rose for the Rose Competition. There will as usual be refreshments and a raffle.

Jul
5
Sun
Epping Town Show
Jul 5 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

EHS will be running a stall at the annual Epping Town Show. Expect to find plants for sale and other gardening goods. Come and visit us!

Jul
15
Wed
A Walk on the French Alps -CANCELLED
Jul 15 @ 8:00 am – 10:00 am
PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO THE CORONAVIRUS SITUATION.
We apologise to members but this is clearly in the best interests of all of us and for Pelly Court.
Aug
29
Sat
The Society’s Annual Show – CANCELLED
Aug 29 @ 12:30 pm – 5:00 pm

PLEASE NOTE THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO THE CORONAVIRUS SITUATION.

We apologise to members but this is clearly in the best interests of all of us and of the Church staff and visitors.

 

Sep
19
Sat
Trip to Barnsdale
Sep 19 @ 9:30 am – 5:00 pm

Barnsdale Gardens was created by Geoff Hamilton and featured for several years on the BBC’s Gardeners’ World. There are 38 individual gardens spread across eight acres, all managed organically, as well as a plant shop and excellent tea rooms. We are assured of a fascinating day out!

This is likely to be a popular trip – contact Louise to reserve your place on the coach.

Oct
21
Wed
Animal Magic – the work of the Paradise Wildlife Park
Oct 21 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

The Paradise Wildlife Park is an animal conservation centre in Hertfordshire working on preserving endangered species. Maggie Radcliffe will talk about ‘Animal Magic’ and the work of the Park.

As usual there will be refreshments and a raffle.

Nov
8
Sun
Remembrance Sunday
Nov 8 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am

The laying of wreaths at Epping War Memorial as a mark of respect for those who died serving our country.

Nov
21
Sat
Christmas Social
Nov 21 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Come and join our Christmas Social with its now traditional format –  a  light-hearted quiz that’s always a lot of fun!

There will be mince pies….

And a raffle!