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DateNews
15 July 2017Hidden Gardens in Town
20 June 2017Visit to Rodmarton Manor House and Gardens
28 May 2017Newsletter-June 2017
27 May 2017LEGO abbey in the Parish Church
19 May 2017Heritage Open Days 8th- 10th September 2017
18 May 2017Charitable funds- expenditure
21 April 2017Cirencester Town Walks 2017
01 March 2017Annual Design Award 2016
20 February 2017Croome Lecture
16 February 2017Annual General Meeting 20th March 2017
11 November 2016Programme of meetings in 2017
07 November 2016The Salvation Army Hall, Thomas Street.
06 November 2016Roman Corinium -new plaques erected around the Town
21 October 2016Town Centre re-furbishment- tree planting.
25 July 2016Heritage Open Days 9th -11th September 2016
24 July 201650th anniversary lunch-20th July
23 March 2016Car parking in Cirencester
19 March 2016175th anniversary of Old Town Railway Station
12 March 2016Annual Design Award 2015
11 March 2016Chesterton Farm Development
29 February 2016Annual General Meeting 21st March 2016
07 January 2016Cozy Powell Plaque unveiled
09 December 2015Executive Committee minutes
25 March 2015Cirencester Town Council- Concept Statement- towards 2031
14 February 2015Annual Design Award
21 April 2014New Membership application form

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Hidden Gardens in Town

Saturday 15 July 2017

On Monday 17th July  a self-guided tour was organised on ‘Hidden gardens in Cirencester‘ - a tour of the hidden gardens around the vicinity of Coxwell Street.

On a gorgeous balmy evening, members were able to wander along Coxwell Street, The Mead and Dollar Street to relish the delights of over a dozen properties whose owners had kindly opened their doors to share the idyllic settings and surroundings that very few can see.

The variety of gardens from small courtyard to classic English garden was stunning, The love and care that all the hosts had shown was inspiring. The lawns cut and tended, borders weeded, shrubs and plants all in symmetry with their surroundings. The garden designs varied from paved areas to classical Roman atmosphere to the iconic English cottage gardens. These gems also gave us the opportunity to look at the backs of the properties and the many architectural features and quirkiness of the variety of buildings.

The Society is most grateful to the owners of the gardens in question.