£5,152 for The Christie

We did it for the Christie!

The Gatley gardeners are proud to present a cheque for £5,251 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


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One week to go!

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

Unusual plants

Fancy growing your own grapes?

How about some veg?

Big and bold

Small and beautiful

Plants for sale

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Save the date – 25th June 2017

Gatley Open Gardens will be back in 2017:

Sunday, 25th June 2017

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Gatley Open Gardens – resting 2016 – back 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!


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Snapshots of 28 June 2015 – Alcester Road, Gatley

282 visitors checked out the garden, cakes and music
at Alcester Road, Gatley.
It was a fabulous day!








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£5,246 for The Christie Charity

Gatley Open Gardens 2015
Raised £5,246
For The Christie’s
Proton Beam Therapy Project


Thank You!

To the gardeners
For loving their gardens and sharing them

To the helpers
For offering invaluable assistance

To the supporters
For giving so generously of their time, skills and money

To the visitors
For visiting, enjoying and supporting The Christie Charity

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Gatley Open Gardens 2015

The Gatley Gardeners are proud to announce the 3rd Open Gardens event!

Having raised over £8,000 for the Christie Charity in the first two years, we are hoping you will wish to share our gardens, cakes and music once more and are looking forward to welcoming you on

Sunday, 28th June 2015

10.30 am – 5 pm

Tickets (£5 for The Christie, children free) can now be purchased from two local shops, A&I and Armenique, both on Church Road, Gatley, as well as on the day from individual gardens, such as 4 Alcester Road, Gatley, SK8 4PG, or 9 West Drive, Gatley, SK8 4JJ.

We are looking forward to seeing you on 28th June! Look out for the gardeners, easily recognisable by their bright blue Christie T-shirts.

Gatley Open Gardens takes place in the week of Gatley Festival

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