The two-day Festival of Gardening

PUBLISHED: 11:37 09 June 2006 | UPDATED: 10:17 06 May 2010

Organised by Letchworth Arts and Leisure Group is just around the corner. On Wednesday, June 21, Michael Clark gives a talk entitled A Look at Wildlife and Gardens at David s Bookshop, starting at 7.30pm, entry free, but to secure a place ring 684631. On

Organised by Letchworth Arts and Leisure Group is just around the corner. On Wednesday, June 21, Michael Clark gives a talk entitled A Look at Wildlife and Gardens at David's Bookshop, starting at 7.30pm, entry free, but to secure a place ring 684631. On Friday, June 23, a Midsummer Evening at Pioneer Nurseries, Willian - entertainment, wine, canapés etc. 6pm until 9pm. Tickets, £12.50 in advance - ring 675858. Saturday, June 24 - Open Allotments in Field Lane off Blackhorse Road and South View - accompanied visits only at 10am, noon, 2pm and 4pm. On this day there will be entertainment in Leys Square, Morris Men, Letchworth Garden City Band, Letchworth District Gardeners Association children's tabard competition; display of plants with local connection by Pioneer Nurseries, exhibition at the Heritage Museum with children's activities and a composting exhibition by NHDC. On Sunday, June 25, Open Gardens Day with splendid LGC gardens to visit - minibuses will travel the garden route, also Kiddy activities at The Place. Tickets with programme, £3.50 in advance from David's Bookshop or £4 on Saturday and Sunday from the gardens and Leys Square, On Sunday evening, the Hog Roast and Charity Auction has been sold out - Sunday night all the organisers collapse in a heap of exhaustion!

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