Orwell Open Gardens 2000

Sunday 18th June 2000, all proceeds to St. Andrew's Church, Orwell

Gardens were open 12.00pm to 5.00pm, and the event included a Village Heritage Trail, an Art Exhibition and Sale, an Historical Display, Bellringing, light lunches and cream teas - and a Scarecrow competition!

At 6.30pm there was Choral Evensong in St Andrew's parish church with the chamber choir of the Leys School.

The scarecrow competition was judged by Philip Whaites, Head Gardener at the National Trust's Wimpole Hall.

Photo:An Orwell garden, demonstrating another event in splendid sunshine

An Orwell garden, demonstrating another event in splendid sunshine

Photo:A brief moment of relaxation for the organising committee.

A brief moment of relaxation for the organising committee.

Photo:The winning scarecrow, made by Anna Squires and family

The winning scarecrow, made by Anna Squires and family

Photo:Third place went to the Greehan family's Petersfield pupil.

Third place went to the Greehan family's Petersfield pupil.

Photo:interesting....

interesting....

Photo:not a prize winner, but almost recognisable as someone you already know.

not a prize winner, but almost recognisable as someone you already know.

 

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