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Gardeners’ Club

December is a quiet month in the gardening club calendar, with no meeting. It’s a time for winter digging and ordering seeds, or perhaps just sitting by the fire!

In January, on Friday 19th, we have our popular New Year Party, with a quiz, loosely related to gardening, and supper, supplied jointly by the committee and club members. We welcome guests at a cost of £4 each for this particular meeting.

The programme for 2018/19 will be unveiled at the AGM in February, when membership is due for renewal.

Meetings are usually held at Franklin Gardens Community Room on the last Friday of the month, with refreshments served from 7.30 pm, followed by a talk at 7.45.

For any further information please contact Sarah Dumont

Tel: 01954 260482

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