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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
24th April 1963 Princess Alexandra of Kent was married to Angus Ogilvy in Westminster Abbey.
24th April 1960 Born today: Paula Yates, London England, Mrs Bob Geldof/rocker/writer (Blondes)
24th April 1936 Born today: Jill Ireland, London, actress (Breakout, Assassination, Chino)
24th April 1867 St. George's Hall Theatre in Langham Place was opened (demolished 1966).
24th April 1731 Author Daniel Defoe died in London trying to evade debtors.
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