Saturday February 4, 2.20pm, Plas -Draw, Llangynhafal, Ruthin, Denbighshire LL15 1RT
Kindly hosted by Graham Holland to see the Snowdrops.
(Please book this event leaving contact details as this event will be deferred if the weather is terrible!)
Saturday March 11, 10.30am AGM at The Tithe Barn, Hawarden, CH5 3LT
Followed by Talk ; Hawarden Castle 1660 - 1900 by Bill Pritchard. (Talk and coffee £3)
(Those wishing to join us for lunch at the Glynne Arms please let Sinah know so we can book correct numbers.)
Bill has kindly offered to give a conducted tour of St Deiniol's Church, Hawarden in the afternoon.
I am pleased to inform you that the Branch has arranged a visit to Hawarden Castle for the afternoon following the AGM and talk by Bill Pritchard in the morning of March 11.
For the morning talk in the Tithe Barn you may wish to use the car park by the Record Office and the former county library.
We will start with coffee at 10.30 for the AGM at 11.00
This will be followed by Bill's talk.
Those who opt to join us at the Glynne Arms will be booked for lunch at 1.00pm. There are other lunch options including the estate farm shop cafe, and the cafe at the St Deiniol's library.
The tour of Hawarden Castle will begin at 2.30pm. Bill Pritchard has also offered a tour of the church.
By car please use the entrance opposite Moor Lane and park in front of the Castle itself.
Tuesday April 11, 2.30pm Palé Hall, Palé Estate, Llandderfel, Bala LL23 7PS
A tour of the garden with the gardener and a cream tea. £10
Those wishing to visit Pale Hall on April 11 please book by Saturday March 11 as we need to know numbers.
The hotel requires a deposit paid a month in advance to secure the booking.
(You can pay on the day or send cheque to Sinah Harrison-Jones, Wigfair Isaf, Lower Denbigh Rd, St. Asaph, LL17 0EN )
Sinah Harrison-Jones 01745 583433 / 07876 330528
Wednesday 10 May 4.00pm Plas Tirion
Members can see the planting of the new knot garden which has benefited from the WHGT Small Grant scheme.
June AGM weekend Further Details and booking form will be sent to all members
Friday 9 June Cheese and wine at Gwydir Castle kindly hosted by Judy Corbett and Peter Welford
This will be a fundraiser to help protect the Grade I landscape from flooding.
Saturday 10 June National AGM Bodnant Food Centre, Furnace Farm, Tal-y-Cafn, Conwy LL28 5RP
AGM 10.30am followed by talk by Gareth Williams CURATOR & HEAD OF LEARNING TO THE WESTON PARK FOUNDATION
After lunch tour of Bodnant garden through Furnace Woods - an area open to the public for the first time in 2017, and / or visit to
Bryn Eisteddfod Glan Conwy, LL28 5LF, Kindly hosted by Dr. Michael Senior.
£25 talk lunch and garden visits (Bodnant is free for members of the NT or RHS)
Sunday 11 June 11.00 Bodysgallen Hall, The Royal Welsh Way, Llandudno LL30 1RS
Coffee and biscuits and garden visit £8 (25 places only)
July visit to Penbedw to be arranged.
Please book all events in advance. This helps us greatly!
Sinah Harrison-Jones 01745 583433 / 07876 330 528
Further programme details to follow.
Hope to see you there !