News from Avon Gardens Trust

The latest news and updates from AGT.


Wanted Poster - voluntary help at AGT

AVON GARDENS TRUST NEEDS YOU Interested in historic gardens? Would you like to get more involved and have a few hours a month to spare? We have many valuable and interesting activities to further the aims of Avon Gardens Trust. These can be short or long-term depending on your specific interest and how much time you have to spare and could lead to a greater involvement in the Trust. PLANNING SUB-COMMITTEE A vital part of …

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Spring 2021 Newsletter

AGT News, Spring 2021

A copy of our Spring 2021 Newsletter is now available, full of interesting information relating to local Historical Gardens as well as news of events and reviews. 2021 Spring Newsletter

Urban Garden Opening in Bath

There is a new garden centere opening in Victoria Park, Bath on the site of the old B&NES Council Nurseries. This is a community led project and the plants are great quality. The aims of the Urban garden are sumarised – We are part of Grow Yourself, an established Community Interest Company (CIC), which for the past 5 years, has been helping young people get back into work. Our profits fund a programme of horticultural therapy …

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March News from Avon Gardens Trust

Read the latest news from Avon Gardens Trust, keeping you informed and updated when we are unable to meet. Click on the following link to open – March 2021 News

Sponsored Swim – An Update

The Garden Museum

Update on the Sponsored Swim by Christopher Woodward to save the Garden Museum In the Summer Newsletter, we wrote about the sponsored swim by Christopher Woodward, Director of the Garden Museum, to raise £100,000 towards the £270,000 shortfall of funds needed to save the Museum.  Avon Gardens Trust donated £500 towards the fund as it is such a fantastic museum and one that is close to the hearts of all garden historians. Conditions have been …

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Garden Museum Fundraising Swim: September 2020

The Director of the Garden Museum, Christopher Woodward, is planning an epic fundraising swim, aiming to raise £100,000 towards the £270,000 shortfall of funds needed to save the museum.  We spotted their cry for help and were eager to support this worthy endeavour. Within a day or so, our committee had unanimously agreed, by email, that this was a fantastic cause that we must contribute towards, and approved a donation of £500. Based in the …

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Spring Newsletter

Our Spring Newsletter is now available to view 2020 Spring Newsletter

Photo Competition for Members

Flash, Bang, Wallop, What a Picture! So, you have sorted out the house plants, painted the spare room, read a long-anticipated book and deleted your old emails. It is pouring with rain and blowing a gale. You are bored to tears. Avon Gardens Trust are offering you something worthwhile to do. Over the last couple of years most of you will have visited interesting, colourful, inspiring gardens. Many of you will have taken photographs on …

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