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ON THIS DAY IN LONDON
26th May 1966 Actress Helena Bonham Carter born in Golders Green, London.
26th May 1951 Vaughan Williams Pilgrim's Progress, premieres in London
26th May 1942 Anglo-Soviet Treaty signed in London
26th May 1906 The current Vauxhall bridge was officially opened by the Prince of Wales.
26th May 1893 Born today: Eugene Goossens, London England, conductor/composer (Perseus)
26th May 1839 The first burial in newly-opened Highgate Cemetery.
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