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When 11th May, 10am - 1pm

Where: Swannington Village Hall, Leicestershire.

Cost: Passport - Adult £5.00. Children under 16 free.

Event Type: Charity Fundraisers

Contact: Barbara on swanningtonnews@gmail.com or via telephone: 07900 128962

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Swannington Open Gardens 'Pop up' Garden Plant Sale one day only

Swannington Open Gardens - biennial fundraising Main Event Year. Our chosen charities for May 11th and June 30th are Rainbows Hospice, Nottingham Children’s Hospital Big iMRI Scanner Appeal for Children, Air Ambulance (Leicestershire, Derbyshire and Rutland - specific clothing) and village projects. Quite a tall order really so we need your help to make this another special year with our fundraising efforts. Starting with our ‘Pop up Plant and Garden Tool sale’ Saturday May 11th Swannington Village Hall Open to the public 10am-1pm. Free admission. Raffle Tickets and Refreshments available to purchase. Variety of plants for sale grown by our small team of dedicated, enthusiastic, passionate gardeners. Plus, if you have any surplus gardening tools (or plants) to donate adding to our fundraising, we would appreciate this. In previous years plants and tools sold quickly, please help to make this year memorial too. We look forward to seeing you on May 11th. Sunday June 30th Swannington Open Gardens event. 11am – 5pm Entry Tickets £5.00 per adult, under 16’s free to be accompanied by an adult. Tickets (and information booklet) will be available for sale at all participating sites. The price includes admission to the gardens and other participating venue sites, some new, others well established, quite a variety really. Scrumptious selection of refreshments available for sale: Cream Teas, Ploughman’s Lunches, BBQ, Cakes, plus Vintage Teas at the village hall. Plus, Art Exhibition by members of the Swannington Art Classes, Classic Cars (fingers crossed) and our Village School are hoping to take part, lovely ideas currently being discussed. Raffle tickets available to purchase. Tombola. Good weather (oh we do hope so). As this advert is to be distributed soon, you may also wish to visit our Facebook page. We look forward to seeing you on May 11th and June 30th. Contact details: f. Swannington Open Gardens Barbara 07900 128962 Email: swanningtonnews@gmail.com

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