The Gatley Gardeners
and the People of Gatley
did it again:
Together we raised £5,002 for The Christie Charity!
On 24th June, a beautiful summer’s day, visitors enjoyed Gatley Open Gardens, collecting ideas, buying plants from the gardens, basking in the sunshine and savouring home-made cakes and tea, and just having a great time. New and very popular venues this year were St Ann’s Allotments and the beautiful new gardens surrounding Gatley’s United Reformed Church.
The money raised this year will go towards The Christie’s Proton Beam Therapy Research Room.
Thank you for your fabulous support of The Christie – helping them work towards a Future without Cancer!
The 5th Gatley Open Gardens is just eight weeks away:
24th June, 11 am – 5 pm
All proceeds to The Christie charity.
When a friend gave me this Lysichiton americanus she said: “You might need to be a bit patient, it may take a while to get established.” Well, 14 years later it is flowering, for the first time! Luckily, we won’t need to wait for the next Gatley Open Gardens that long. Looking forward to seeing you all soon!
Tickets from A&I and Armenique in Gatley, SK8 4NG, from 11 June. On the day from 4 Alcester Road, Gatley, SK8 4PG.
We did it for the Christie!
The Gatley gardeners are proud to present a cheque for £5,152 to The Christie Charitable Fund
Thank you to all who helped make it possible!
The money will be directed to the Proton’s Research Room, see Christie letter 18.7.17
YOU are invited to Gatley Open Gardens, on Sunday 25th June!
Tickets available now from A&I and Armenique in Gatley, or on the day from 4 Alcester Road, Gatley, SK8 4PG
What can you expect?
- Beautiful local gardens, three of them NEW this year
- A tombola with fabulous prizes
- Lovely bric-a-brac
- Watch an artist-in-residence at work
- Tea, coffee, cake and sandwiches
- PLANTS FOR SALE (gardens 4, 6 and 8, see programme)
See you on the 25th!
A beautiful new garden
Fancy growing your own grapes?
How about some veg?
Big and bold
Small and beautiful
Plants for sale
Gatley Open Gardens will be back in 2017:
Sunday, 25th June 2017
Gatley Open Gardens is resting in 2016 but will be back with beautiful gardens – old and new – in 2017!
For three years we have been supporting The Christie and raised a total of £13,438. Thank you to all supporters! Christie letter 2013-16
The money raised went towards a Hybrid Diagnostic CT and Gamma Camera – and we have been honoured by having our name included on the plaque next to the door of the room where the Camera is housed.
In the week before the Camera commenced service, major donors were invited to view it and have it explained. It was very moving to think that just by opening and visiting private gardens we could make such a difference to peoples’ lives.
The camera allows to pinpoint the exact location and size of the cancer and it helps to deliver the exact dose of radiation directly to a person’s tumour. This reduces treatment to just one session, as opposed to the conventional repeated sessions of chemotherapy.
We’ll be back in 2017 with lots more super gardens.
Look forward to seeing you then!