Heatons Open Gardens

Sun, Jun 19th 2022 at 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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This will be the tenth Open Gardens Event organised by the Rotary Club of Stockport Lamplighter.


History of the Open Gardens Event

We started in 2012 with twelve private gardens and continued until 2017 when we decided the gardeners deserved a year off. Click on the video play button below to see the video tour of 2020's virtual event.

The event was warmly welcomed back by the Heatons community in 2018 and had grown into a much more community based event with local shops , allotments , clubs and a wine bar getting involved.

In 2021 the Open Gardens Event raised over £7000 which went to local charities .


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