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Much Ado About Nothing – Batsford Arboretum

Saturday 22nd June, 6.30 – 8.30pm The world’s first cycling theatre company, The HandleBards, pedal from venue to venue with all the set, props and costume necessary to perform environmentally sustainable Shakespeare across the globe. Join their all-male troupe at Batsford for a bicycle-powered production of Shakespeare’s ‘Much Ado About Nothing’ like none other. In…

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French Rivers and Gardens Cruise

6th September 2019, 9 nights from only £1399pp, includes Garden Visits and Drinks Package

French Rivers and Gardens Cruise with garden writer and broadcaster Tony Russell.

This delightful cruise on Fred. Olsen's MS Boudicca includes a visit to Monet's House and Gardens, the Botanical Gardens of Cornouaille and charming floral city of Quimper.

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RHS Rosemoor

Originally a private garden of eight acres (3.2 hectares) created by Lady Anne Berry over a thirty year period from 1959, Rosemoor is today one of the jewels in the crown of the Royal Horticultural Society.

Lady Anne gave her garden, along with a further 32 acres (13 hectares) of land, to the RHS in 1988. It was the Society’s first regional garden and second only to Wisley - to which the new gardens created since Lady Anne’s time bear a definite similarity.

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Sir Clough Williams-Ellis

A New Talk by Tony Russell

The architect Sir Clough Williams-Ellis, is probably best known for his creation of the 'Italianate' village of Portmeirion on the north-west coast of Wales. A fantasy landscape, visited by hundreds of thousands of people each year ...

Less well-known is Sir Clough's ancestral home and garden at Plas Brondanw. Here, long before he embarked on Portmeirion, Sir Clough created one of the finest 'Arts & Crafts' gardens in Britain.

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Garden Themed Holidays

Tony Russell leads a number of garden-themed holidays, covering all parts of the world.

To find out more about a garden-themed holiday please click here

The Garden Holidays page features an article, originally published in the Telegraph.

This article gives an enjoyable account of  a garden-themed holiday that Tony Russell led and is an excellent introduction to Garden Tours.

The Garden Holidays page also has a brief description and links to two companies that Tony Russell works with - Brightwater Holidays & Victoria Travel.

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