Gardens, flowers and sun at the Lady Bay Open Gardens
Saturday 4th & Sunday 5th July 2015
The 24th Lady Bay Open Gardens is less than one week away, taking place on the weekend of 4th and 5th July between 2pm to 6pm with 21 gardens of all shapes and sizes plus masses of entertainment. The Mayor of Rushcliffe, Councillor Francis Purdue-Horan will be formally opening the event at 2pm on Saturday the 4th at All Hallow’s Church Hall and the weather is set to be a promising 21C with sun and scattered clouds!
You’re will see beautiful small cottage gardens, vegetable plots, wildflower meadows, formal landscaped gardens, garden art and plenty of ponds and wildlife. There will also be plant sales and information on gardening and the environment and a great chance to have a good nosey around some beautiful gardens.
Look out for entertainment and activities for all the family including music from the Community Choir, songs from the shows by Tripliquette and the Trent Navigation Company will be performing ‘Sea Shanties’ on Sunday at Lady Bay Pub at 2.30pm and the Poppy and Pint at 4.30pm. The Lady Bay Community Choir will be performing on the Saturday at 26 Pierrepont Rd at 2pm, the Scout HQ on Mona Road at 3pm, Holme Lodge (Leonard Cheshire) on Julian Rd at 4pm plus other unscheduled performances around Lady Bay during the afternoon.
There will also be the infamous ‘Human Jukebox’ at 42 Seymour Road who is always a great attraction and Belly Dancers on the Saturday at 22 Pierrepoint Road at 3.30pm and 5pm. The Scout Hut on Mona Road will be serving tea and cakes with a charity book stall and there will be cream teas at Holme Lodge Cheshire Holmes on Julian Road plus a plant stall at the church.
It promises to be a great day out!
All profits will be donated to the Lady Bay Community Fund and various charities nominated by garden owners as well as fundraising for the New Scout Hut Building Fund and Leonard Cheshire Disability.
Access and Parking
Map Passports to access all gardens are £2.50 for adults and free for accompanied children. They will be available at any of the participating gardens which will be identified with yellow balloons. A map will also be displayed at the Post Office on Trent Boulevard. Lady Bay is off the A6011, close to Holme Pierrepont Water Sports Centre, Trent Bridge, the Cricket Ground and Nottingham Forest. There will be permitted parking at both the Lady Bay and Poppy and Pint pubs as well as plenty of on-street unrestricted parking.
Further information at http://www.ladybayfields.org.uk