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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
15th August 1992 Martha Blackburn, Canada newspaper publisher (London Free Press), dies
15th August 1973 David Storey's Cromwell, premieres in London
15th August 1968 Pirate Radio Free London, begins transmitting
15th August 1928 Born today: Nicolas Roeg, London England, cinematographer/director (Aria, Eureka)
15th August 1875 Composer Samuel Coleridge-Taylor was born in London.
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