Past Events

June 22 2014

Broad Chalke Open Gardens

Many of the residents in the picturesque Wiltshire village of Broad Chalke will be opening their gardens to raise funds for Horatio's Garden on Sunday 22 June, from 2.00 to 5.00pm. Visitors will be able to explore the gardens, enjoy tea and cakes in ...

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June 27 2014

Summer Drinks Party

Join us in Horatio's Garden for the annual Summer Drinks Party on Friday 27th June from 6.00-8.30pm. With live jazz, cocktails and canapés from Spooks, it promises be a wonderful evening. We are delighted to have Teresa Shaw singing jazz for the ...

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June 29 2014

Food and Plant Fair in Horatio’s Garden

Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall will be opening the second Food and Plant Fair in Horatio's Garden. Open from 11am-3pm, the fair will feature around fifty stalls championing some of the finest products of the local area, including hot and cold food, ...

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June 30 2014

Horatio’s Garden Summer Raffle

The 2014 Summer Raffle has a fantastic array of prizes. Tickets are £1.   Apple iPad A mid-week stay at the luxury Lime Wood country house hotel in the New Forest Tickets for two people to an Arsenal match A gourmet dinner for two with ...

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September 21 2014

Chalke Valley Cycle Ride

Please join us for a day's bike ride in the stunning Chalke Valley. With options of 25 or 50 miles, this could be the perfect summer fitness resolution! Raise funds by riding to support, making a donation or getting sponsorship. The ride will take ...

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November 14 2014

Wine, Cheese and Chocolate!

Wilton Hunt are organising an evening for connoisseurs of fine, local produce this is a unique opportunity to sample unusual and delicious Christmas luxuries amidst the regency splendour of Trafalgar Park, thanks to the generosity of Michael ...

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April 11 2015

River Cottage

Garden Open Day and Meet the Experts. Horatio's Garden is delighted to be the charity beneficiary of Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall's River Cottage Open Day 2015 on April 11th, from 9:30am to 4pm. Interesting talks, Q&As and tours from garden ...

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May 18 2015

RHS Chelsea Flower Show

Please come and visit us at stand 29 on Eastern Avenue for some true Horatio's Garden volunteer hospitality. We are delighted to be at Chelsea for the first time and have created a beautiful stand. See our fabulous range of bespoke garden goods ...

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May 21 2015

Chelsea Drinks Party

To celebrate the Horatio's Garden stand at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show, we held a very successful coktail party at the wonderful Chelsea Gardener on Thursday 21st May from 7:30 to 9:00pm. Guests met James Alexander-Sinclair, Joe Swift and Cleve ...

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June 12 2015

Summer Drinks Party

Hold the date for the exciting and glamorous Horatio's Garden summer drinks party in Salisbury, from 6.00 to 8.30pm. This year will be a particularly special party as we mark the official opening of the fantastic new garden room.  Jazz, ...

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June 14 2015

Food & Plant Fair 2015

The 2015 Food & Plant Fair is shaping up to be a great day! Cleve West, the award-winning designer of Horatio's Garden in Salisbury, will be opening the fair. We're delighted to be welcoming back some of last years' stallholders as well as some ...

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June 28 2015

Pavilion Opera

Pavilion Opera will be performing Mozart's The Magic Flute at the kind invitation of Alice Bott. The opera will be held at The Barn, Court Lodge, Stansted, Kent on Sunday 28 June 2015 - please join us and do invite friends too! The opera will start ...

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July 12 2015

National Gardens Scheme

Horatio's Garden, Salisbury will be open for the National Gardens Scheme on Sunday 12th July 2- 5pm. See this extraordinary, award winning, therapeutic garden and meet the volunteers who garden and support patients. Teas and notorious Horatio's ...

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September 22 2015

Rose Prince talk at Yeo Valley day

Cookery writer and broadcaster Rose Prince will be giving a talk for Horatio's Garden at Yeo Valley's organic garden Holt Farm. Join us for a spoiling day at this incredible venue on Tuesday September 22nd 2015, 10.30am-4.00pm. Rose will talk on ...

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September 23 2015

Early Early Christmas Fair

Come and do your early Christmas shopping at the Early Early Christmas Fair. Shop to support the ABF and Horatio's Garden and pick up some of our new limited edition Christmas cards.  Tedworth House in Tidworth on Tuesday September 22nd 2pm-6pm ...

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November 25 2015

Christmas Shopping

We would love to welcome you to the garden room at Horatio's Garden in Salisbury on Wednesday 25th November from 11am until 7pm for a unique Christmas shopping experience in beautiful surroundings. Free entry. - Limited-edition products made by UK ...

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December 04 2015

The Big Give Christmas Challenge

Horatio's Garden has been selected to take part in The Big Give Christmas Challenge. This is the UK's largest match-funding campaign where donations from individuals can be doubled. If you're thinking of donating to Horatio's Garden Scotland, you ...

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March 02 2016

An evening with Melanie Reid and Gregor Fisher

Join us for a drinks reception to support Horatio’s Garden Scotland at the wonderful historic Clydeport Building by kind invitation of Peel Ports with generous sponsorship by Rathbone Investment Management and AD Rattray. Flowers were generously ...

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March 10 2016

Healing Gardens

HEALING GARDENS Join the British Association of Landscape Industries (BALI) for an evening with guest speakers, Horatio’s Garden designers, James Alexander-Sinclair and Cleve West. Cleve and James, both highly regarded and engaging speakers, ...

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April 04 2016

River Cottage – Meet the Experts

Garden Open Day at River Cottage at the invitation of Hugh Fernley-Whittingstall. Talks all day by gardening experts and a fantastic lunch. This event will show you how they do things down at River Cottage, as well as covering sustainable, organic ...

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April 19 2016

Fashion Show

At Last, a boutique clothes shop in Andover, has very generously chosen Horatio's Garden as the beneficiary of its annual fashion show. This year the fashion show will be held on Tuesday 19th April and will have two showings: 3pm - Afternoon ...

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May 24 2016

Chelsea Flower Show

Visit the Horatio's Garden stand at the Chelsea Flower Show from 24-28th May 2016. Meet the team and buy beautiful high quality goods to support the charity. The stand has been very generously sponsored by Nelsons. We will be on the Eastern ...

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May 26 2016

Chelsea drinks party 2016

Join us for an evening of celebration and entertainment at the Chelsea Gardener 7.30-9pm for cocktails and canapes. Meet Horatio's Garden designers, celebrities and patrons for a glorious garden party. The evening has been generously sponsored by ...

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June 05 2016

Emma Bridgewater’s new mug for Horatio’s Garden

Emma Bridgewater, appeal patron of Horatio's Garden Stoke Mandeville, has showed her support for the charity by creating a second mug to complement her first design. The mug was launched at a fundraising event at Emma's home in Bampton. The 1/2 ...

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June 08 2016

Open Garden at Braxted Park

Wednesday 8th June 10 - 4pm. For the first time, Braxted Park will open it’s Queen Anne gates to a veritable Repton-esque English Garden in support of the NGS. Meander around the lakes and around the walled gardens before taking afternoon tea or ...

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June 17 2016

Salisbury Summer Drinks Party 2016

Join us on Friday June 17th in Horatio's Garden Salisbury. Jazz, fine company, a silent auction and fabulous raffle. Tickets, £25, are available from the online shop. All profits will support the maintenance of Horatio's Garden Salisbury and the ...

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June 19 2016

Food and Plant Fair

Come and join us from 11am-3pm for lunch and shopping at our annual Food and Plant Fair. Entry is free and there will be lots of delicious food and wonderful plants to buy. Artisan and speciality foods from local producers Unusual plants and ...

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June 20 2016

Horatio’s Garden Salisbury Summer Raffle 2016

Our generous supporters have donated some fantastic prizes for the summer fundraising weekend in Horatio's Garden Salisbury this year. Tickets are available from sellers at the summer weekend events - the summer drinks party on Friday 17th June ...

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September 11 2016

National Gardens Scheme

Horatio's Garden Salisbury was opened for the National Gardens Scheme on Sunday 11th September 2-5pm. 126 guests visited and listened to a talk about gardens and well being while sitting in the sun in Horatio's Garden. Guests enjoyed tea and ...

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September 25 2016

Chalke Valley Cycle Ride

***STOP PRESS *** The ride was a resounding success with 150 cyclists enjoying a fabulous day in the beautiful rollings hills of the Cranbourne Chase. The feedback was tremendous and over £5500 was raised. Thanks to everyone who ...

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November 30 2016

Christmas Fair in Horatio’s Garden Salisbury

The annual Christmas Fair at Horatio's Garden Salisbury was very well attended with visitors shopping in the relaxed, festive atmosphere. The event raised over £4,500 this year which will help cover the costs of the patient events and activities in ...

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January 19 2017

Marmalade Morning with Vivien Lloyd

  Thank you to everyone who joined us for a fun-filled morning of chopping, brewing and tasting with Vivien Lloyd. It was a real hit with all with all that attended and featured in the Salisbury Journal. Vivien Lloyd is a leading authority ...

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March 02 2017

Fine dining at Eton

We are delighted to announce that the evening of Food, Fun and Friendship at Eton College's Olympic rowing venue, Dorney Lake on Thursday March 2nd raised over £85,200. Well-known Michelin Star chef, Paul Rankin, created the menu for the evening ...

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March 25 2017

Gardens Illustrated Festival

Thank you to all those who visited and bought gifts from the Horatio's Garden stand at the second Gardens Illustrated Festival, which took place at the magnificent Westonbirt School in the heart of the Cotswolds. The festival was a huge success and ...

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May 22 2017

Chelsea Flower Show 2017

The stand has been very generously sponsored by Nelsons, one of the UK's leading manufacturers of natural healthcare products, for the second year running after last year’s award winning presence successfully helped raise awareness and funds for ...

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May 25 2017

Chelsea Drinks Party

280 guests joined us for an evening of celebration and entertainment at the beautifully refurbished National Army Museum for cocktails and canapés. Trees donated by Hortus Loci for the occasion created a garden in the venue. Horatio’s Garden ...

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May 27 2017

River Cottage Spring Food Fair

Thank you to all that visited us at The River Cottage Spring Food Fair!  The Garden Stage featured experts on a huge variety of topics related to horticulture including our Head Gardener, Stephen Hackett, who spoke on Saturday 27th May about ...

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June 02 2017

Gardening Scotland

Gardening Scotland was a huge success this year, a wonderful weekend packed with cutting edge garden designs, a garden theatre presented by the Royal Horticultural society, landscaping demonstrations and much more.  The weekend was a particular ...

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June 12 2017

Joe Swift at Braxted Park

Thanks to the generous invitation of Duncan and Nicky Clark, Braxted Park opened its private gardens on Monday 12th June. Joe Swift celebrated Gardeners' World BBC presenter and designer of the third Horatio's Garden at Stoke Mandeville held ...

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June 16 2017

Summer Drinks Party 2017

There was an excellent turn out for the annual Summer Drinks Party this year with over 200 guests gathering to enjoy the perfect summer's evening at Horatio's Garden Salisbury. The wine flowed and there were delicious canapés, live jazz, fine ...

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June 18 2017

Food and Plant Fair 2017

Thank you to everyone who joined us for the spectacular Food and Plant Fair this year. It was a glorious, sunny day with artisan and speciality foods from local producers, flower arranging by Toria Britten and a huge range of plants.  We are very ...

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June 19 2017

Summer Raffle 2017

The Horatio's Garden 2017 summer raffle was drawn on June 19th by patients and volunteers in Horatio's Garden Salisbury.  The raffle raised a fantastic £4800 for the charity. Thank you so much to everyone who generously bought tickets and donated ...

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July 23 2017

Horatio’s Garden Salisbury opening for NGS

Thank you to everyone who visited Horatio's Garden Salisbury On Sunday, as part of the National Garden Scheme. Visitors could take in the award-winning garden in the height of summer and hear David Chapple, a trustee of Horatio's Garden give a ...

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July 30 2017

Scotland’s Gardens

A big thank you to everyone to came to see Horatio's Garden Scotland on Sunday 30th July, for the NGS Open Garden Scheme. The day was a great success with lots of people through the doors and great weather. The gardens opened from 2-5pm with a ...

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October 10 2017

Dahlia workshop with Toria Britten

Thank you so much to all who attended the workshop with Toria. The event was sold out and has helped raise money for Horatio's Gardens.   To see more images from the day click here to see the gallery.

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January 31 2018

The Art of Gardens Evening at the Works on Paper Fair

“The Art of Gardens” was a ‘Question Time’ style enlightening, fun filled, evening event featuring leading garden designers and presenters James Alexander-Sinclair, Bunny Guinness, Tom Stuart-Smith, Joe Swift and Cleve West. The ...

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April 29 2018

NGS Open Garden Day

Many thanks to everyone who joined us for the Horatio’s Garden Salisbury open day, part of National Garden Scheme, on Sunday 29th April. Visitors enjoyed a talk by Charity Chair, Dr Olivia Chapple, and Head Gardener, Stephen Hackett, about the ...

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May 17 2018

Lunch with Bunny Guinness

Thank you to Sir Algernon and Lady Heber-Percy who very generously hosted a luncheon at the Garden Restaurant at Hodnet Hall on Thursday 17th May, in support of the Horatio’s Garden Oswestry Appeal. Bunny Guinness gave a talk and there was an ...

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May 22 2018

Chelsea Flower Show 2018

Horatio’s Garden stand at the Chelsea Flower Show was a great success – thank you to everyone who visited. Beautifully designed by the wonderful James Alexander-Sinclair the stand won a prestigious 4* from the RHS judges. Visitors loved the ...

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May 24 2018

Chelsea Drinks Party and Secret Art Sale

Many thanks to everyone who joined us at the Chelsea Drinks Party at the National Army Museum and for making it such an enjoyable and successful evening. . Thank you to our very generous sponsors: 2 King’s Bench Walk, The Chambers of William ...

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May 24 2018

Secret Art Sale

Last night saw the very first Horatio’s Garden Secret Art Sale. Thank you to all professional artists and talented amateurs who created and generously donated an A5 or A6 sized work of art in a wide range of styles and media. We couldn’t have ...

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June 05 2018

Tom Stuart-Smith at Braxted Park

On Tuesday June 5th, celebrated garden designer, Tom Stuart-Smith, talked exclusively at Braxted Park about ‘Gardens and Culture’ to raise funds for Horatio’s Garden. As Tom said: “Making gardens in different parts of the world has made me ...

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June 07 2018

Horatio’s Garden at Cranborne Manor Garden

Many thanks to all those at Cranborne Manor for such a lovely open day and for all your support of Horatio’s Garden.  Featuring several gardens surrounded by walls and yew hedges: a blue and white garden, cottage style and mount gardens and a ...

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June 15 2018

Summer Drinks Party

Thank you to everyone who joined us at the Horatio’s Garden Drinks Party on the 15th June, kindly sponsored by Bolt Burdon Kemp. The Drinks Party started off our annual Summer Weekend with many sumptuous canapés, handmade by the volunteers, ...

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June 17 2018

Food and Plant Fair 2018

Enormous thanks to visitors, stall holders, patients and families for joining us at the annual Food and Plant Fair on Sunday 17th at Horatio’s Garden Salisbury.  An incredible £15,000 was raised over the whole Summer Weekend, so thank you to ...

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June 22 2018

West Woodhay Gardeners’ Fair

Thank you to everyone who visited West Woodhay Gardeners’ Fair at the weekend. The gardens were kindly opened for The National Garden Scheme, who are also very generously supporting Horatio’s Garden Oswestry and Stoke Mandeville. Visitors were ...

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July 28 2018

Prudential Ride London

The sixth edition of the event took place over the weekend of 28-29 July 2018. We had two fabulous supporters rising to the occasion and taking on the Prudential Ride London. George stepped out of a boat and onto a bike to represent Horatio’s ...

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September 01 2018

Horatio’s Garden Scotland Open Day

Horatio’s Garden Scotland opened as part of the Scotland’s Gardens Scheme on 1st Setember. Guests got involved with guided tours by the Head Gardener and the volunteer team. Thank you to all those who attended and supported and of course a big ...

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September 09 2018

Horatio’s Garden Stoke Mandeville Official Opening

On the 9th September 2018, the third Horatio's Garden was officially opened by guest of honour Mary Berry CBE. Thank you to everyone who has helped by donating, supporting and fundraising. SEE MORE PHOTOS HERE  Designer of the garden Joe Swift ...

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September 25 2018

The Early Early Christmas Fair

Horatio's Garden was again at the fantastic Early Early Christmas Fair which took place on the 25th and 26th September at Tedworth Park in Tidworth. It proved to be yet another wonderful event raising some vital funds to support Horatio's Garden ...

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September 30 2018

Lunch at Bangor-on-Dee Racecourse

Thank you to everyone who joined us for a Champagne Reception and a delicious Sunday Lunch (provided by Horseradish) at Bangor-on-Dee Racecourse on Sunday 30th September. The event was a huge success, raying an incredible £34,000 towards Horatio's ...

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October 28 2018

Horatio’s Garden at The Spirit of Christmas Fair

The Spirit of Christmas Fair was held in Olympia, London on the 28th October until the 4th November. Horatio's Garden was the nominated charity for this huge Christmas shopping extravaganza. Because of this Horatio's Garden received all proceeds ...

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November 07 2018

Annual Lecture by The Lord Heseltine, CH – A Nation of Gardeners: Private Pleasure, Social Opportunity

The 2018 National Garden Scheme Lecture at the Royal Geographic Society was given by Lord Hesteltine on the 7th November. In his lecture, titled 'A Nation of Gardeners, Private Passion, Public Opportunity', Lord Heseltine described the visions which ...

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November 28 2018

christmas fair 2018

  Thank you to everyone who joined us at the Horatio's Garden 2018 Christmas Fair and thank you to Bolt Burdon Kemp for very kindly sponsoring the event, an incredible amount was raised, just over £5,000, so thank you everyone for your ...

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November 29 2018

nsic christmas fair

On 29th November, Horatio's Garden was at the NSIC Stoke Mandeville Christmas Fair. Thank you to everyone who came along and supported such a  fantastic afternoon.     

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March 24 2019

london landmarks half marathon

The London Landmarks Half Marathon is fast-approaching and we need you to support #teamhoratiosgarden!  About the London Landmarks Half Marathon  The event is taking place on Sunday 24th March, and eight brave athletes are running 13.1 miles ...

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March 27 2019

wild by tart dinner

The Wild by TART Dinner will be held at the newly-opened TART London at Eccleston Place, set up by celebrity chefs and Evening Standard food writers Jemima Jones and Lucy Carr-Ellis. 230 influential guests will gather on Wednesday 27th of ...

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April 10 2019

glasgow drinks party at edrington

On Wednesday 10th April Horatio’s Garden Scotland supporters gathered at Edrington’s Queen Street offices in Glasgow for a celebratory drinks party.  As the sun set over the city guests enjoyed a variety of delicious canapes and had the ...

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April 26 2019

newbury racecourse black tie drinks reception, dinner, auction & dancing

THIS EVENT HAS SOLD OUT - THANK YOU TO EVERYONE WHO IS COMING FOR THEIR SUPPORT! Over 300 guests will join Horatio’s Garden in their finest Floral Black Tie attire for a drinks reception, dinner, dancing and a silent auction at Newbury Racecourse ...

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April 27 2019

gaze burvill rhs chelsea flower show preview event

Gaze Burvill are holding their annual Chelsea Flower Show Preview event on Saturday 27th April between 10:30am-16:00pm in order to raise funds for Horatio’s Garden.   The company have supported Horatio’s Garden since the very beginning ...

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May 08 2019

cassandra goad for horatio’s garden

To celebrate the launch of the charity’s collaboration with jewellery designer Cassandra Goad we would like to invite you to a special drinks party on Wednesday 8th May at Cassandra’s shop on Sloane Street.  Cassandra has designed a limited ...

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May 21 2019

the rhs chelsea flower show 2019

This year Horatio’s Garden was once again at the RHS Chelsea Flower Show which was held between Tuesday 21st May and Saturday 25th May. The charity’s stand was designed by James Alexander-Sinclair and was again generously sponsored by Nelsons, ...

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May 23 2019

chelsea drinks party and secret art sale

Supporters, patrons, volunteers, and staff joined Horatio’s Garden on Thursday 23rd May at the National Army Museum for a fabulous evening of arty fundraising. Our annual Drinks Party and Secret Art Sale was once again an amazing success this ...

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May 27 2019

vitality london 10,000

Congratulations to our team from Horatio's Garden Stoke Mandeville who completed the Vitality London 10,000k on Monday 27th May raising an incredible £1000! Head Gardener Jacqui Martin-Lof and the team were super motivated this Bank Holiday, ...

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Volunteers

June 03 2019

the horatio’s garden fabulous summer tea party

The very first Horatio’s Garden Fabulous Summer Tea Party Week is now over and we’ve been absolutely overwhelmed by your response. You’ve baked and brewed like never before, and have certainly proven yourselves capable of being able to ...

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Guests Under Umbrella

June 04 2019

the stoke mandeville fabulous summer tea party

We held our own Fabulous Summer Tea Party for the first time yesterday at Horatio’s Garden Stoke Mandeville and we are delighted to say it was a resounding success.  Despite the drizzle, guests weren’t put off with over 100 people gathering in ...

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June 06 2019

the scotland fabulous summer tea party

On Thursday patients, volunteers, guests and NHS staff gathered in the sunshine-soaked courtyard of our Scotland garden for the second Horatio’s Garden Fabulous Summer Tea Party.  The pods and marquees were daintily decorated with bunting and ...

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Young Local Supporters

June 07 2019

summer drinks party at horatio’s garden salisbury

Despite the storm clouds gathering, spirits couldn’t be dampened on Friday evening as patients and supporters alike gathered in the garden for our eighth Salisbury Summer Drinks Party.  Guests were treated to several glasses of prosecco, as well ...

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Guests with Afternoon Tea

June 09 2019

the salisbury fabulous summer tea party

The sun came out just in time for our Fabulous Summer Tea Party in Salisbury on Sunday afternoon, much to the delight of patients, volunteers, guests and staff.  Despite not quite being the balmy afternoon we’ve come to expect in June, guests ...

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Olivia, Bunny, and David

June 11 2019

bunny guinness at braxted park

On Tuesday 11th June we welcomed many supporters to the stunning Braxted Park Estate for Bunny Guinness’ exclusive talk about her world of television, radio, and of course her gorgeous gardens. The event was part of the National Garden Scheme Open ...

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June 21 2019

the stoke mandeville summer drinks party

On Friday 21st June we welcomed patients, their loved ones, local supporters and a few VIPs to our very first Summer Drinks Party in Horatio’s Garden Stoke Mandeville.  Guests were invited to enjoy a tipple of prosecco and some delicious ...

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August 04 2019

2019 prudential ridelondon-surrey

On Sunday 4th August two incredible supporters, Neil Hussey and Reuben Beavis departed from Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in London to take part in the Prudential RideLondon-Surrey 100 mile cycle in support of Horatio's Garden. The two set off ...

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September 01 2019

scotland’s garden scheme open day

Horatio’s Garden Scotland will be holding an Open Day from 2pm - 5pm on Sunday the 1st of September as part of  Scotland’s Gardens Scheme. This event gives guests the chance to look around the garden and take part in guided tours by the Head ...

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September 08 2019

stoke mandeville national garden scheme open day

Our Stoke Mandeville garden will be holding an Open Day on Sunday the 8th of September from 2pm - 5pm, as part of the National Garden Scheme's open days. You can find out more about the event by clicking HERE. 

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September 15 2019

salisbury national garden scheme open day

Our Salisbury garden will once again be holding an Open Day on behalf of the National Garden Scheme. This year the event will be held on Sunday the 15th of September from 1pm – 4pm and free parking will be available in Car Park 10. Tea and ...

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