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Free to Members

The following events, family activities and walks are free to members either because of free admission to the Gardens enjoyed by members (please bring your membership card with you) or because the events are free to all. Please note there is occasionally a small charge for childrens trails and activties.



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Family Sculpture Week

Saturday 20 - Friday 26 August  10-5pm

Find our hidden sculptures, make your own mini beasties and discover who lives in the Garden

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Children's Crime Scene Trail

Saturday 27 August - Sunday 11 September 10-5pm

Who stole the golden chicken egg and why?

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Plant Hunters Autumn Fair

Sunday 4 September 10-4pm

See lots of nurseries all in one place & find special plants for your garden.

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September Garden Tour

Sunday 4th September 2-3.30pm

Enjoy a fun guided walk of the Garden and feel happier, healthier & calmer.

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Heritage Open Day

Monday 05 September 10-5pm

Free entry to the Gardens for everyone

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Tales From A Small Garden
On Top but Never in Control - Tales from a Small Garden

Sunday 11th September 2.30-4pm

A story of the successes and failures of garden making.

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Nature in Focus

Sunday 25th September 2.30-4pm

Fascinating if you want to learn about British Wildlife or how to take great photographs

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October Garden Tour

Sunday 2 October 2-3.30pm

Enjoy a fun guided walk of the Garden and feel happier, healthier & calmer.

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Artists and Makers Autumn Fair

Sunday 9th October 11-4pm

Shop for uniq

ue gifts from some of the regions most talented craftspeople.

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The Making of the Wirral landscape

Sunday 16th October 2.30-4pm

Look at the Wirral in a new light.

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Prees Heath Common and the Silver-studded Blue Butterfly

Sunday 6th November 2.30-4pm

The story of a remarkable conservation project restoring 148 acres of heathland to help a butterfly.

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Bulbs Through The Year

Bulbs through the Year

Sunday 20th November 2.30-4pm

Be inspired with this talk looking at the different types of bulbs plants that can be grown in gardens across England.

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The Capable Mr Brown

The Capable Mr Brown

Sunday 4th December 2.20-4pm

One of Britain's most celebrated landscape gardeners whose work is still enjoyed by millions 300 years after he was born.

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