Monday, May 11, 2015

Manaton Open Gardens - 24 and 25 May 2015



MANATON OPEN GARDENS
24th and 25th May 2015
1pm - 5pm
£5 weekend ticket
Tickets for the Open Gardens are available at  Manaton Parish Hall and allow you to visit eleven wonderful and varied gardens between 1pm – 5pm.
The gardens can be visited selectively or on a way-marked “Gardens with Vistas” stroll or walk through the byways of Manaton and include a wide range of styles in an equally wide range of properties. However, most of the garden have one feature in common-- their different vistas over the surrounding countryside of Manaton`s beautiful Dartmoor settings.
The Parish Hall will see plenty of activity with Manaton’s famous cream teas being served from 2.30 and also stalls selling garden plants  and implements.

Proceeds from the Open gardens are in aid of the Parish Hall Environmental Sustainability, St Winifred`s Church and Age UK`s 'Men in Sheds' project. Please note that appropriate footwear for the byways is recommended; dogs on leads are welcome in the majority of gardens; children in full time education are free; and a map and guidance notes are provided with your £5 weekend Ticket. 
Regrettably the gardens are not Wheelchair suitable.

Further Information is available from

Neal King 01647 221496  - kingsoakwood@live.co.uk    

Thursday, April 2, 2015

From Dartmoor to the Dardanelles - ANZAC Day talk - Saturday 25 April

On Saturday 25 April (ANZAC Day) General Sir Frank Kitson GCB KCB MC DL, will be a giving a talk on the Gallipoli campaign in 1915 'From Dartmoor to the Dardanelles'.

Starting at 18:00 in Manaton Parish Hall there will also be an exhibition 'Manaton's Dardanelles Campaign' and drinks and canapes.

Tickets are available from Chris Butcher on 01647 221 251

Proceeds to the Royal British Legion's Devon County Welfare Fund