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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.
“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.”
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.
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!
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.
We’re delighted to be teaming up with Talking Tables once again as our lead partner for this year’s Great British Garden Party. Their products will bring eye-catching colour and joy to your table, while their generosity will help us support some of the UK’s best loved nursing and health charities.
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