19/03/2020 URGENT NOTICE DUE TO CURRENT CONDITIONSREGARDING CORONAVIRUS(COVID-19)WE HAVE DECIDED IT TO BE IN THE BEST INTERESTS OF THE MEMBERSHIP TO CANCEL ALL EVENTS FOR THE FORESEEABLE FUTURE STAY SAFE AND WE WILL BE BACK WHEN THERE IS BETTER NEWS BUT IN THE MEANTIME SELF ISOLATE IN YOUR GARDEN AND GET SOME VEG PLANTED!
Dave and the team. 2020
ISTEAD RISE GARDENERS CLUB
WELCOMES NEW MEMBERS
The Istead Rise Gardeners Club was formed in 1946 and is located at the Memorial Hall, Lewis Road. DA13 9JQ which is between Gravesend & Meopham, Kent. It is the longest running club in the village of Istead Rise.
Come and meet us on the 1st Thursday of each month for talks, shows, socials and to learn about gardening from like minded sociable people
All meetings start at 7.30 p.m. doors open 7.00 Monthly admission £3.00 for members and £4.00 for visitors which includes refreshments There is a monthly raffle and members table show Annual membership £10.00 per calendar year
Saturday 18th April Spring flower and produce show with 43 classes Thursday 6th August Autumn evening fun show with 17 classes Download entry forms from the more page Free admission to all shows - refreshments available to purchase See more on the shows page including full schedules
Saturday 18th July Annual garden party and fete co-hosted with the Istead Rise Women's Institute
Thursday 3rd December Christmas Social Admission to socials by ticket only
CLUB OUTINGS Mid June to Late July Trip by cars to Castle Lavender Farm at Eynsford Thursday 16th July Coach trip to Belmont house and gardens at Faversham then to Macnades Fine foods on the return Mid August Trip to Dungeness the only desert in the UK See Prospect cottage garden and the lighthouse lunch at The Pilot and the chance to go from dungeness to Hythe on the Romney, Hythe and Dymchurch Light Railway Prices for all trips to be confirmed TICKETS AVAILABLE SEE BELOW
Further details in the 2020 programme or contact Dave Clark 01474 833496