Beckford, near Tewkesbury, Worcestershire Saturday 2nd and Sunday 3rd June 2018 1.00pm to 6.00pm
An opportunity to view a cross-section of life in a village community and to enjoy a stroll in many beautiful gardens as well as the village's own Nature Reserve - a Site of Special Scientific Interest.
The event will be opened for us on Saturday by John Sales who was for many years Head of Gardens for the National Trust. John will be at the church lychgate at 1.00pm.
There will be themed flower displays in the Grade 1 listed 12th century church. Two sites will offer teas, there will be a Champagne Bar and barbecue and attractions for children including a Quiz Trail to follow.
Classic Cars, Vintage Radio, tennis and croquet demonstrations, plus an exhibition of historic photographs of the village. Tours of the church's Ringing Chamber and bell-ringing demonstrations.
Proceeds are principally for the maintenance of our ancient church.
Plant sales Excellent plant sale in a garden on the village street.
Cost £5.00 per adult, accompanied under 16s free. Pre-booked groups of 20 or more are eligible for a 20% discount plus one free ticket - please contact us.
How to get event passports Tickets available on the day at the Village Hall Car Park and in any open garden.
Number of gardens Approximately 14 gardens will be open, but the total may vary from day to day - please contact the organisers if you need exact numbers.
Contact the organisers Phone: 01386 882 002 or 01684 772 237 Email:
Directions The village of Beckford is just west of the A46 Tewkesbury to Evesham road, four miles from Junction 9 of the M5 motorway. Parking is available in a central parking area.
Location County: Worcestershire Postcode for Sat Nav: GL20 7AD (please verify before travelling) Find approximate location on GoogleMaps (new window)
Thankyou! In 2018 the organisers of this event made a donation towards the upkeep of this website.