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Annual Orchid Show featuring Garden Plant Sale
Date: Sunday 3rd May 2015 until Monday 4th May 2015
Venue: Raby Castle, Staindrop, DL2 3AH
Opens: 11.00 to 17.00
Cost: Adult: £6, Concession £5, Child (under 15): £2.50
Contact: Raby Castle Tel: 01833 660202
Email: [email protected]
The Annual Orchid Show at Raby Castle, now in its 15th year, will feature a spectacular display of beautiful Orchids including exotic hybrid species. Visitors will have the opportunity to talk to the experts, attend lectures and demonstrations for advice on how to make the most of their orchids. A handpicked selection of local plant nurseries will also be in attendance, selling garden plants from the Coach Yard in the grounds Raby Castle in a new addition to the Orchid Show. The show at Raby has become one of the most significant orchid shows in the north. The North East of England and Darlington Orchid Societies along with the Orchid Society of Great Britain will be in attendance, as well as orchid growers and sellers from around England and Europe.
This dramatic medieval castle, built by the mighty Nevill family has been home to Lord Barnard’s family since 1626. Set within a large deer park, with delightful rolling landscape and walled gardens it is by far one of the most impressive castles in England. Uncover history in the halls and chambers which house fabulous interiors, art collections and dramatic architecture. Open to the public between May and September each year, with special events throughout the season.
MICKLETON VILLAGE CARNIVAL
Saturday 7th June 1pm-5pm
Fancy Dress Judging at 1.30pm (In the Village Field next to the Hall) (Categories: Under 5’s, 5-7yrs, 8-11yrs, 12-16yrs, Adults & Groups) Carnival opened at 2pm Followed by Fancy dress parade Usual Fun & Games on-going all afternoon Magic Show, Punch & Judy, Home-made Teas Tombola, Raffle, Skittles, Coconut Shy & lots more. Flyball Club Display at 2.30pm Children’s Sports at 3.15pm Prize giving & Raffle draw at 4.30pm Donations of prizes or goods would be appreciated, please leave at Mickleton Service Station anytime or the Hall on Carnival day from 10am.
EGGLESTON VILLAGE CARNIVAL
Saturday 14th June 2pm
Something for everyone at this friendly village carnival. Live music, animal attractions, children’s activities, cream teas, craft stalls and much, much more! Raffle drawn at 4.15pm
ROMALDKIRK VILLAGE GARDENS
Sunday 22nd June 2pm-5.30pm
Home-made teas in The Reading Room, opp the Rose and Crown Hotel. A group of 8 gardens of great variety. Most gardens are clustered around the village greens. Some are a short walk/drive to the edge of the village. Romaldkirk is an interesting, old fashioned village with a water pump, stocks and attractive church of St Romald. Some gardens are typical cottage gardens with herbaceous borders, another larger garden incls a pond and grotto, one has lawns, a rockery and interesting shrubs. Another garden which is well established has an attractive design of lawns, pond, herbaceous borders, trees and shrubs. Wheelchair access to some gardens. Visit www.ngs.org.uk