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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
24th February 1992 Comedian Benny Hill suffers his first heart attack, two months before his death.
24th February 1981 Prince Charles and Princess Diana get engaged.
24th February 1948 Minder and New Tricks actor Dennis Waterman was born in Clapham, London.
24th February 1939 Born today: George Bain, principal (London Business School)
24th February 1906 Kingsway Tramway opened from Angel, Islington to Aldwych.
24th February 1711 Handel's opera Rinaldo premieres at the Queen's Theatre.
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