Thursday 16th July

Summer Social at Dale Farm

Come and join us for our Summer Social in the beautiful setting of Dale Farm – a 2 acre plant lovers’ garden with a large spring- fed pond. This is an opportunity to enjoy delicious refreshments and meet friends, old and new.

Place: Dale Farm, Sandy Lane, Dereham, NR19 2EA

Time: 6 – 8.30pm

Directions: 16 miles west of Norwich, 12 miles east of Swaffham. From A47 take B1146 signed to Fakenham. Turn right at T-junction. After 1/4m turn left into Sandy Lane (before pelican crossing). There is a car park nearby.




For more information about Norfolk Plant Heritage events

contact Kathy Gray, Programme or 01328 701839


Sunday 19th January


‘Snowdrops, People and Plants – an A to Z'

Many of you know Richard and his lecture will mean a good start to our year of events. Snowdrops can be in flower in the garden from October to March and Richard will talk about a range of interesting plants and some of the people associated with them.

Place: Bawburgh Village Hall, NR9 3LL

Time: 2.00pm

All lectures at Bawburgh Village Hall:  £5 for guests and visitors at regular indoor events (except the Gala)

Thursday 17th September

Workshop with Richard Clark

‘Basic Plant Breeding and Selection’

A fascinating subject for a workshop which may result in the home gardener creating interesting new plant varieties. The workshop will be held at The Harralds, Grove Road, Gissing, IP22 5XA. Please note that the morning session is now fully subscribed but there will be a further session in the afternoon - there are still 5 places available

Download the letter and booking form here

Sunday, 15th March

Stella Exley:

‘Chelsea, Chris, Camassia and Chaos’

Stella runs Hare Spring Cottage Plants in Yorkshire and holds Camassia National Plant Collection. Her lecture will cover what and how she grows her plants and will also take a detailed look behind the scenes of growing for Chelsea, with Camassia taking centre stage. Stella will also bring plants for sale.

Place: Bawburgh Village Hall, NR9 3LL

Time: 2.00pm

Sunday 20th September

Kevin Hughes: ‘Cally Gardens: My First Year’

Many of you will remember Kevin when he spoke to us in 2017. Since that time, he has taken over the running of Cally Gardens, that wonderful garden and nursery formerly owned by the late Michael Wickenden. He promised that he would share with us his experiences during the first year of this venture and it will be an interesting lecture. Kevin will also bring plants for sale.

Place: Bawburgh Village Hall, NR9 3LL

Time: 2.00pm

Sunday 20th October

Razvan Chisu:

‘A plantaholic goes plant hunting in Transylvania’

Razvan grew up in Transylvania and graduated in 2004 with a BSc in Horticulture and an MSc in Greenhouse Production. He now lives in the UK and is a self-employed plantsman, currently designing and maintaining gardens in Cheshire and further afield. He is involved in a number of plant societies and lectures widely. Razvan is obviously well placed to talk about the flora of Transylvania and we can be sure of an entertaining and informative afternoon. Razvan will bring plants for sale.

Place: Bawburgh Village Hall, NR9 3LL

Time: 2.00pm

Sunday, 22nd November


Annual General Meeting followed by Social

Our usual format, this is where we can deal with the official business of Norfolk Plant Heritage, but also enjoy a social event, with the results of Click 20, delicious food, plant displays and sales. As ever, a fitting end to our year.

Place: Bawburgh Village Hall, NR9 3LL

Time: 2pm

Sunday, 16th February

Simon Wallis:

Growing Alpines at Cambridge University

Botanic Garden’

For this month’s lecture we will welcome Simon Wallis who is from the specialist alpine and woodland horticultural team at the Botanic Garden. Simon will talk about all aspects of growing alpines and, as this is not a subject that we cover very often, it will be an interesting, informative and rewarding afternoon.

Place: Bawburgh Village Hall, NR9 3LL

Time: 2.00pm