Kingswood Gardening News – May 2016

May – a time for blossom in the garden. By Sarah Wilson April was a riot of yellow and blue in the gardens and woodlands around Kingswood – the daffodils and bluebells, although battered by wind and rain, gave us a sense of spring which was followed in early May with a splendid offering of […] Continue reading →

Trip to Stratfield Saye – Tuesday 7th June

The Kingswood Parish Events Committee is organising a trip to Stratfield Saye, in Hampshire, on Tuesday 7th June. Stratfield Saye House was the country seat of the First Duke of Wellington, the hero of Waterloo. It is on a much more modest scale than Apsley House, his London residence, and contains a fascinating collection of […] Continue reading →

Spring Exhibition of Arts 2016

For the 30th year, Tadworth Court will house a temporary exhibition and sale showcasing pieces by artists from across the South East on Friday 29th April to Sunday 1st May 2016. The event, organised by The Friends of The Children’s Trust will raise money for children at The Children’s Trust. Friday 29th April – 6pm until […] Continue reading →

Invite to view Open Garden in Kingswood

The Wilson family at Shieling, The Warren, Kingswood KT20 6PQ will be opening their garden again this year as part of the National Gardens Scheme Open Gardens and invite you, your family, friends and neighbours to join them for a drink or a cup of coffee and cake. 1) Monday 2 May, 2-4pm 2) Saturday […] Continue reading →

Shakespeare The Quarter Centenary at The Wisdom of God

You are invited to an evening on Saturday 23rd April at 7.30pm at the Wisdom of God, Lower Kingswood, to commemorate William Shakespeare, universally recognised as the world’s greatest playwright, who died on 23rd April 1616. The 400th anniversary of that event is being widely marked. Tickets are £7 (available on the door) and include a glass […] Continue reading →

Kingswood Gardening News – April 2016

TROUBLE-FREE TULIPS By Sarah Wilson   Traditionally there have been two types of gardeners – those who love planting tulips and those who just can’t be bothered! Recently there have been more species of tulip available and many gardeners are now converted to the “trouble free tulips ” and look forward to having tulips flowering […] Continue reading →

Kingswood Tennis Club – St Georges Day Talk & Supper

Talk & Supper on Saturday 23rd April at 7.30pm Kingswood Tennis Club have a fascinating Talk and Supper evening planned for St George’s Day, Saturday 23rd April. The talk is entitled “The Invasions of England as Reflected in the English Language” and is presented by Peter Lovett, an experienced and popular public speaker. More details […] Continue reading →