Avon Garden Trust Events
The Trust holds regular visits and meetings to inform our members. Guests are always welcome to attend and join us in visits to some parks and gardens not normally open to the public.
Booking is required for these visits so we can cater for the numbers attending. Please use the booking forms below, or linked from each event and you will receive further details and confirmation of your place.
A booking form for Avon Gardens Trust events is available to download here - AGT Events Booking Form
Advanced booking for future AGT events is advised, but late booking can always be accepted if space on the event allows.
For more information about Avon Gardens Trust Events, Email our Events Coordinator, Peter Hills.
Please note - our programme of visits for 2022 is subject to any Government Covid restrictions applicable at the time.
Tuesday, 23 August 2022 - 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tuesday 23rd August @ 2pm a visit to the gardens of the American Museum, Claverton. Bath Cost will be £18.00 to include, garden entry, tour and refreshments. Following our talk last year, one of the garden team will lead us on a tour of the renovations of this registered garden and see the planting schemes discussed. Located in an area of outstanding natural beauty, the hilltop site of the Museum’s home, Claverton Manor, takes full advantage...
Wednesday, 14 September 2022 - 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wednesday 14th September @ 2pm– a visit to Sezincote House and gardens, Moreton in Marsh, Gloucester. TBC This private visit will include a guided tour of the house and also the gardens followed by refreshments. After winding through the mighty oaks that line the long drive of this Gloucestershire garden on the edge of the Cotswolds, you see a weathered-copper onion dome straight out of India. The south front, complete with curving orangery, unfurls above...
Saturday, 29 October 2022 - 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
To be held at the Bath Royal Literary and Scientific Institution, Queens Square, Bath. BA1 2HN The Annual General Meeting of Avon Gardens Trust will be held at 2.pm to be followed by a lecture from Professor Tim Mowl Muddy Wellies and Dusty Archives - Towards the Real Garden History Tim will talk of his personal garden history journey both in terms of gardens visited and discoveries made, but also the practice of garden history...
Saturday, 26 November 2022 - 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm
This lecture by garden historian Laura Mayer will be held in the Elwin Room of the Bath Royal Scientific and Literary Institution, Queens Square, Bath. BA1 2HN. 'Verdure is the most Perfect Refreshment' - Jane Austen & the English Landscape Garden Landscape - whether real or imagined - nature, & her characters' response to these inform each & every one of Jane Austen's novels. Justly famous for her sharp social satire, Austen was also highly...