Join the Great British Garden Party this summer

Join our national fundraising campaign and host your own Great British Garden Party in 2022. Sign up, invite your guests, and help us  raise funds for some of the best-loved nursing and health charities in the UK.

Choose a date to host your own Great British Garden Party event.

Inspiration and tools to help you prepare your event.

Enjoy your day with our handy fundraising tips and ideas.

Donate the funds you raise.

Everyone can join the Great British Garden Party

“We’re inviting everyone, it doesn’t matter whether your garden is large or small, tidy or untidy – it’s a place for enjoyment.  This celebratory event gives us all an opportunity to share our gardens whilst raising funds for vital nursing and health charities.  Your garden party could be afternoon tea and cakes, prosecco by candlelight, a coffee morning and book swap or even a plant and produce sale by the front gates – the choice is yours and everyone can get involved.”

Why hosting a Great British Garden Party means so much

The Great British Garden Party was born out of the National Garden Scheme’s rich heritage  and inspired by the desperate need to make up the shortfall in funding that many of the National Garden Scheme’s beneficiaries – including Macmillan Cancer Care, Marie Curie and Hospice UK – experienced during the Pandemic, when their funding streams all but dried up.  As the single largest charitable funder of Marie Curie’s work, the longest standing partner of Macmillan Cancer Support and a key funder for Hospice UK, Carers Trust, Parkinson’s UK and The Queen’s Nursing Institute this shortfall continues to have a major impact on these charities, who continue to need our support more than ever.  

How to make fabulous flower crowns

Flower crowns are not only beautiful but are simple to make, creating a wonderful sense of occasion at your Great British Garden Party. Ask your guests to make a donation to make a flower crown and help raise a smile and funds at your Great British Garden Party!

How to party ALL the year round with Bunny Guinness

To help you prepare for your Great British Garden Party, Garden Designer, Bunny Guinness, shares her tips on creating an enchanting entertaining space within the garden.

Thank you to all those who got involved in 2021. Together you raised a magnificent £40,000 to help support some of our best-loved nursing and health charities

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Our donations in 2021

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Donor 2 £500,000
Donor 3 £525,000
Donor 4 £500,000
Donor 5 £425,000
Donor 6 £395,000
Donor 7 £212,500
Donor 8
Donor 9 £75,000
Donor 10 £100,000
Donor 11 £60,000
Donor 12 £230,000
Donor 13 £7,772