A fun-filled weekend for all the family
Evening Reception 10th June
To launch our Hellens Garden Festival we have an evening reception, hosted by renowned planstwoman Carol Klein. Carol is everyone’s type of gardener, as her latest book ‘Making a Garden’, appeals to so many people giving inspiration for both the novice and the experienced gardener. At this event, Carol will be sharing her triumphs and tips for all things gardening. The reception is set in the lovely Great Barn at Hellens.
The evening will commence at 7 p.m. to be seated at 8 p.m. This will be an inspiring evening of talk and chat with Carol as she shares her passion for gardening with all.
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The Hellens Garden Festival will blossom again in the beautiful gardens and parkland of Hellens Manor, Much Marcle, near Ledbury, Herefordshire.
The 2016 Festival theme of If we nurture Nature, Nature will nurture us will explore the relationships and connections to our natural environment.
The Festival is a charity fund-raising event with all proceeds donated to our causes: St Michaels Hospice and Back to the Wild.
This year Hellens Garden Festival is partnering with Ledbury Poetry Festival (1-10 July 2016) in order to bring new dimensions to the Festival. A Garden Library will be created in the gardens; it will be framed by a stunning timber structure that has been built by Heritage Oak Frames Ltd. Ledbury Poetry Festival are sponsoring the contribution of the celebrated poet Adam Horovitz who has been commissioned to compose a poem relating to the magical Hellens Gardens Have a look at the poem here on the Ledbury Poetry Festival Website. Adam will be read his poem, and selected other works, in the Garden Library during the Hellens Garden Festival. You are invited to submit your own poem inspired by healing plants from the Physic garden at Hellens on the Ledbury Poetry Festival website.