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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
16th October 1987 175-kph winds cause blackout in London, much of southern England
16th October 1959 Born today: Gary Kemp, London, rock guitarist (Spandau Ballet-True)
16th October 1958 The first episode of children's TV show Blue Peter is aired on Television.
16th October 1951 Born today: Daniel Gerroll, London, actor (Big Business)
16th October 1936 Actor Peter Bowles was born in London.
16th October 1927 Born today: Lee Montague, London England, actor (Uncle Sasha-Holocaust)
16th October 1925 Murder She Wrote actress Angela Lansbury was born in London.
16th October 1922 Happy birthday to entertainer Max Bygraves, born in Rotherhithe, East London.
16th October 1834 London parliament catches fire historic documents burn
An Oasis of Calm in Enfield
A beautiful 30 acre estate & Georgian Manor House to delight in
Location: Bullsmoor Lane, Enfield, EN1 4RQ
Description: A beautiful 30 acre estate that provides a colourful and scented oasis surrounding a Georgian Manor House and Victorian Stables.
Whilst offering a unique opportunity to see behind the scenes at Greater London's only Specialist College of Horticulture, Arboriculture, Floristry, Garden Design, Animal Care and Countryside Studies - this is of course a rural delight for the eyes.
And with that in mind, feast your garden eyes on all the gems in store:
30 acres of richly planted themed gardens including Historical Gardens, Italianate Maze, Japanese Garden, Kim Wilde's Jungle Gym Gardens and many others.
Gardening Which? Magazine demonstration and trial gardens.
Sunflower Street, seven gardens designed by former students.
The Hessayon Centre (our Visitors Centre) with garden gift shop and occasional plant sales.
Keep an eye on the webby for times and happenings - http://www.capel.ac.uk/Gardens/group_visits.html