Events

 

THE GARDENS ARE OPEN. ENJOY YOUR VIST - BUT DO OBSERVE GOVERNMENT GUIDANCE ON SOCIAL DISTANCING. 



Most of our visitors enjoy the gardens whilst ensuring they follow the most recent guidance on social distancing.

FORTHCOMING EVENTS
SUNDAY 1 AUGUST - SUMMER FUN EVENT
Join us next Sunday for a fun day in the gardens when there will be several attractions to enjoy:-

CANINE CAPERS FUN DOG SHOW
Starting at 12.00 p.m. 
The fun dog show will be held in the gardens.  It is run by the Ways and Means Trust.  Prior registration is requested.  Please contact the Ways and Means Trust for details (http://waysandmeans.org.uk/) The Trust will also have a plant sale to raise funds and will accept either cash or card payments.  There will be music from the Chord Capers Ukulele Players to enjoy during the afternoon

Volunteer guides from the Friends of Caversham Court Gardens will be offering tours and information on the gardens during the afternoon.

We also welcome the Friends of Reading Museum and the Friends of Reading Abbey who will attend and have stalls in the gardens.



MIKRON THEATRE 
Performance at 5.00 p.m.
The theatre group will be showing Atlanta Forever in the gardens at 5.00 p.m. Book tickets with-


The gardens will be closing early for this event to be held.



PAST EVENTS 

SPRING MEETING - PURCHASING PARADISE, THE MONEY THAT PAID FOR THE GREAT GARDENS.
The Friends spring meeting featured an illustrated talk by author and historian Sir Roderick Floud which included reference to the grand garden created by Baron Cadogan at Caversham Park.  It was the first such meeting organised by the Friends for delivery by Zoom and attracted 86 people.  Sir Roderick’s book on the economic history of the English garden (see below) is published by Penguin.




OTHER EVENTS






National Poetry Day
October 2020



                                               
                                      Heritage Open Days, Tours of the Allotments
                                                          September 2020


Have a look at our new video for this event which provides a flavour of what the Gardens offer. It can be accessed on the Garden News page of this website.




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                                                           School Visits, 2019

                                                                        










  




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31 Aug 2020, 10:13