Curry Rivel Open Gardens 2019
Sun 9th June 2019
11am to 5pm
Curry Rivel has a wide variety of gardens on view, from five acres to handkerchief size. Two wild meadows will also be open, along with the allotments, the award winning War Memorial and Granny's Garden that are part of Curry Rivel in Bloom -- CRiB.
School children are making recycled plastic people which will on display in the school garden for visitors to judge.
Curry Rivel entered South West in Bloom for the first time in 2017 and won a Silver medal and the City of Bath Trophy (best landscaping cup for the redesigned War Memorial).
2018 brought greater success with a Gold medal and the Cox Cup for best large village in the South West, the cup for best Community involvement and another for the best improvement.
This year Curry Rivel has been entered in the National finals of Britain in Bloom, quite an outcome after only two years.
The Big Breakfast, on Open Gardens Day, runs from 8.30am to 12.30pm; taking place as ever in the Village Hall and cream teas are available from 2pm until 5pm at locations around the village.
Proceeds will go to village projects.
There will be Plant sales in several gardens.
An Open Gardens Ticket & Programme can be bought for £6 with children under 16 free.
Tickets & Programmes are available from the Curry Rivel BP Garage three weeks before the event and from the Village Hall from 9.30am on the day
Contact the organisers: Phone: 01458 762296
Location: Curry Rivel, Somerset.
Use Sat Nav postcode: TA10 0EL (please verify before travelling)
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