Gardens in Winchelsea were scheduled to open for the National Garden Scheme on Saturday 25th April 2020.
All round the country gardens open for the NGS to raise money for charity. In 2019, nationally, almost £3 million was raised. Visitors to Winchelsea’s April and June openings contributed £9,500 to that total. Most of the charities the scheme supports are nursing charities and because gardens aren’t opening they will be short of funds.
You can make a donation and help to support our nurses by going to the NGS website and making a donation online. Thank you!
Sadly we aren’t able to show you round our gardens just now, but here is a selection of pictures that we hope you will enjoy.
Cleveland House Sarah and Jonathan Jempson
Cleveland Place Sally and Graham Rhodda
Giles Point Ant Parker and Tom Ashmore
King’s Leap Philip Kent
Lookout Cottage Mary and Roger Tidyman
Periteau House Lawrence and Felicity Youlten
The Rectory Shirley and Jonathan Meyer
Rye View Howard Norton and David Page
The Well House Alice Kenyon
To find out more about the National Garden Scheme and to make an online donation to the nursing charities the scheme supports, find out how to Help Support Our Nurses on the NGS website. Thank you!
Teas for the planned openings would have been run by the Friends of the Conquest Hospital, Hastings. In the current crisis they are raising funds for the Conquest Hospital Staff Wellbeing Fund. Click on the link to find out how you can contribute. Thank you!
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