EVENTS

Saturday 11th and Sunday 12th June 2022


Open Gardens Event

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Banstead Village in Bloom are joining with Banstead Horticultural Society and Banstead Flower Club to enjoy a weekend of all things flowery!

From 2pm to 5pm on both days, 10 Banstead gardens will be open for you to view, which include Lambert Road Allotments and Signature of Banstead Care Home and the Age Concern Garden at Greenacres Care Home. 

The trail map will show you the planting areas in the High Street where our volunteers work, you may see a volunteer to chat to. 


There is a small trail at All Saints Church graveyard, interesting graves will be marked with information. 
Tea, coffee and cake will be available in three of the gardens. Paintings and cards at another.
Proceeds from ticket sales go to Banstead Age Concern.

 

Visit Winkworth Corner Community Project, Banstead Wildlife Field and Princess Alice Hospice Allotment.


See the entrants of the Best Front Garden Competition organised by Banstead Horticultural Society.

Drop in to the Flower Club's 65th Anniversary Flower Show - £2 on the door. A day of fun and floral extravaganza including tombola and refreshments.

Tickets for the event cost £5 and are on sale at Banstead library and Edibles in Banstead High Street. Or just turn up on the day and pick up a trail map at any of the addresses below:

 

  • Ashley, 16 Sutton Lane, off Mellow Close SM7 3QP, tea and cake available, proceeds of sales go to MIND

  • Signature of Banstead (was Sunrise)

  • 8 Fiddicroft Avenue, SM7 3AD

  • Ridge House, Park Road SM7 3EH

  • Lambert Road Allotments (between 50-52 Lambert Road)

  • 92-94 Lane End, Wilmot Way SM7 2QD, tea and cake available, proceeds of sales go to Children's Cancer Charity

  • 117 Wilmot Way SM7 2QA, paintings and cards available, proceeds of sales go to BViB and Dementia Group

  • 14 Greenhayes Avenue SM7 2JE

  • Age Concern Garden at Greenacres Care Home, The Horseshoe

  • 4 The Beeches SM7 2AZ, tea and cake available, proceeds of sales go to MS Research Treatment and Education, in memory of Alan Stacey. Plant sale, proceeds to Princess Alice Hospice

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MAP AND NAMES

Open Gardens

All Saints Churchyard

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A    Airmen’s Corner
B    Pilot Officer Hobson
C    Sir Henry Muggeridge
D    Jeal and Neal Families
E    The Garton Family
F    WWI War Memorial
G    8th Earl of Egmont
H    Thomas Parry
I    The Balchin Family
J    Alice Lloyd
K    The Buckle Family
L    The Maitlands
M    Golden Corner
N    Sir Allen Sarle
O    The Lamberts
P    Rev Edward Valentine Buckle

BEST FRONT GARDEN

COMPETITION

The addresses below have entered the competition. You may like to have a look at them from the pavement.

22 Grange Meadow
16 Sutton Lane
8 Fiddicroft Avenue
23 Court Road   
10 Briarwood   
55 Sandersfield Road
36 Glenfield Road   
92-94 Lane End   
53 Commonfield Road    

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Banstead Village in Bloom's first Open Gardens event was a roaring success

Banstead Village in Bloom's first Open Gardens event was a roaring success. More than 320 visitors enjoyed wandering around 10 back gardens, enjoying some tea and cake and chatting about gardening. The Deputy Mayor, Councillor Rosemary Absalom, visited and chatted to several of the visitors. A big thank you to the residents who opened their gardens, we know they had a lot of fun too. This event will be in the calendar again for next year and we are looking for anyone who would like to open up their garden too. Thank you to all of you who attended and helped to make it such a wonderful weekend.

Raising money for various charities and show casing Banstead's High Street, front and back gardens and the Flower Show.


We are delighted to say that we raised almost £2,500. Banstead Age Concern will receive the £1635 raised from ticket sales. Other charities will receive the following amounts raised by some gardens selling tea and cake, paintings, and plant sales.

 

  • Banstead Age Concern £1635

  • The Royal Marsden £333.70

  • MIND £165

  • Princess Alice Hospice £157

  • MS Research Treatment and Education £131

  • Tuesday Club £40

  • BViB £20

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