Heatons Open Gardens 2021

Sun, Jun 27th 2021 at 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

This was our 9th Open Gardens Event and was a welcome opportunity for people to attend an outdoor event in aid of charity.



This was the ninth Open Gardens Event organised by the Rotary Club of Stockport Lamplighter.

This year we had 15 private gardens of varying sizs.

One alley garden , one back yard , one wine bar garden and two allotments.

The event was very well supported and we would like to thank those attending both for their financial contributions and for the good observance of Covid precautions.

The total amount achieved will be published here soon as we total up but initial indications suggest that over £4000 was collected  !!!!!


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 last years 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 2019 the Open Gardens Event raised over £3500 in programme sales which went to local charities .

Unfortunately in 2020 we had to hold a virtual event as fund raising by means of programme sales was not possible . Over the last few years the club has raised around £10,000 a year for a variety of charities . The main fund raising events being the Santa Collections , Open Gardens and the Swimathon . The two latter events had to be cancelled as has the 2021 swimathon so our funding has suffered accordingly.

You can donate directly to our Rotary Clubs Charity Fund to help reduce our shortfall , to do this then please click on the blue donate ribbon below to donate via our Givey site .

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