House and Garden Open Day
Aug
27
2:00 PM14:00

House and Garden Open Day

Another opportunity to visit this award-winning family home, meet Peter and Margaret Aldington, who built it, and explore the enchanting series of walled gardens.  The studios of Artist in Residence Heather Hunter, who specialises in artist’s books and printing and multi-award winning photographer Paul Wilkinson will also be open to explore.  Teas and homemade cakes.

£15 (Friends: free, children: free)

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Turn End Talk: Rescuing Ruins – a Personal Perspective.  An afternoon and talk with Alastair Dick-Cleland, Landmark Trust
Sep
1
2:30 PM14:30

Turn End Talk: Rescuing Ruins – a Personal Perspective. An afternoon and talk with Alastair Dick-Cleland, Landmark Trust

Come and meet Alastair Dick-Cleland. Alastair has worked for the Landmark Trust, one of the UK’s largest building preservation trusts, for over 20 years. The Trust specialises in rescuing buildings of architectural and historic importance, and then restores them to the highest standards as self-catering holiday lets, available to anyone to stay in. Alastair is their Conservation Manager and looks after a wide portfolio of Landmark’s properties in the south and east of England.  He will tell us about a range of the different projects he has been involved with, illustrating their transformation from derelict and ruinous ‘at risk’ buildings to beautifully restored Landmark Trust letting properties.

£15 (Friends £12.00)

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Putting the Garden to Bed
Oct
20
11:00 AM11:00

Putting the Garden to Bed

Join Jackie Hunt, Turn End’s gardener for a walk around the autumn garden identifying plants with late season interest. Jackie will explain autumn jobs to prepare the garden for winter, such as collecting seeds, putting away the collection of succulents and tender plants, lifting cannas and dahlias, planting bulbs, dividing plants and protecting vulnerable plants in the garden from the winter cold.  

£10 (Friends: £8.50)

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Quiet Garden
Jun
23
2:00 PM14:00

Quiet Garden

Late June sees the garden in full bloom, with cascades of scented climbing roses and a rich tapestry of colour in the borders. Explore the enchanting series of garden spaces including the dry garden with its grasses and pots of succulents, the cool shady spring garden under old apples trees, grassy glades under mature trees, and courtyards with colourful bedding and a pool and fountain. Bring a picnic blanket or find one of our secluded benches and take a moment to relax, read or just enjoy the surroundings.

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Turn End in partnership with Waddesdon Manor - a tour of Flint House and the Windmill Hill Archives with a private screening of the film, Turn End
Jun
6
1:45 PM13:45

Turn End in partnership with Waddesdon Manor - a tour of Flint House and the Windmill Hill Archives with a private screening of the film, Turn End

Join the Trustees of Turn End Trust and staff from Waddesdon Manor for a private tour of Flint House and the Windmill Hill Archive building, both set in the heart of the Waddesdon Estate.  Meet for coffee at Waddesdon Cricket Pavilion, a Rothschild building also on the Waddesdon Estate.   Join Pippa Shirley, Head of Collections and Gardens for a tour of Flint House, the winner of the 2015 RIBA House of the Year Award and Catherine Taylor, Head Archivist for a tour of Windmill Hill and look at a selection of Archive material.  Enjoy a private screening in the Bawden Room of the film Turn End, a new 45 minute documentary by award-winning film director Murray Grigor and Director of Photography Hamid Shams which tells the story of the creation of the group of three houses and garden by Architect Peter Aldington and how their design reflects the unique features of the old Buckinghamshire village. The tour concludes with a Q&A session with architects Gary Collins and Julian Gitsham, Trustees of Turn End.  Transport included, some walking required. 

£40 (Friends: £30)

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Turn End in partnership with Waddesdon Manor - a tour of Flint House and the Windmill Hill Archives with a private screening of the film Turn End
Jun
6
9:45 AM09:45

Turn End in partnership with Waddesdon Manor - a tour of Flint House and the Windmill Hill Archives with a private screening of the film Turn End

Join the Trustees of Turn End Trust and staff from Waddesdon Manor for a private tour of Flint House and the Windmill Hill Archive building, both set in the heart of the Waddesdon Estate.  Meet for coffee at Waddesdon Cricket Pavilion, a Rothschild building also on the Waddesdon Estate.   Join Pippa Shirley, Head of Collections and Gardens for a tour of Flint House, the winner of the 2015 RIBA House of the Year Award and Catherine Taylor, Head Archivist for a tour of Windmill Hill and look at a selection of Archive material.  Enjoy a private screening in the Bawden Room of the film Turn End, a new 45 minute documentary by award-winning film director Murray Grigor and Director of Photography Hamid Shams which tells the story of the creation of the group of three houses and garden by Architect Peter Aldington and how their design reflects the unique features of the old Buckinghamshire village. The tour concludes with a Q&A session with architects Gary Collins and Julian Gitsham, Trustees of Turn End.  Transport included, some walking required. 

£40 (Friends: £30)

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Plants for Shade
Jun
2
11:00 AM11:00

Plants for Shade

Join Jackie Hunt, Turn End’s gardener for an exploration of the different areas of Turn End garden. Jackie will identify a range of easy to care for plants that tolerate low light levels, including plants for the trickiest of garden areas, dry shade.

£10 (Friends: £8.50)

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Turn End, the film screened at the Bodleian Libraries
May
10
5:30 PM17:30

Turn End, the film screened at the Bodleian Libraries

Come and enjoy a screening of the film Turn End in the Lecture theatre of the Weston Library, one of the Libraries in the Bodleian Libraries group, renovated in 2015. Hosted by the Friends of the Bodleian and the Trustees of Turn End, the showing of the 45-minute long film will be followed by questions and discussion led by Professor John Creaser with film director Murray Grigor, director of photography Hamid Shams, architect Peter Aldington and Turn End's gardener, Jackie Hunt.

£12 (refreshments included) are available online at:

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Cheques (made payable to the Friends of the Bodleian) should be sent to the Friends’ Administrator, Bodleian Library, Broad Street, Oxford, OX1 3BG

Photo Copyright: Bodleian Libraries, University of Oxford

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National Gardens Scheme Open Day
May
7
2:00 PM14:00

National Gardens Scheme Open Day

Explore Turn End’s intriguing series of garden rooms at our annual charity open day. Visit the studio of Artist-in-Residence Heather Hunter, who specialises in artists’ books and prints and the studio of multi-award winning portrait photographer Paul Wilkinson.  Proceeds to NGS who support caring and nursing charities.

Plants and books for sale.  Teas and homemade cakes for Christian Aid.

£4.50 Tickets on door

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House and Garden Open Weekend with Garden Sculpture and Artist Studios
Apr
29
2:00 PM14:00

House and Garden Open Weekend with Garden Sculpture and Artist Studios

Visit this award-winning family home and explore the enchanting series of walled gardens. Enjoy the Sculpture Exhibition which will bring together the work of ten local sculptors with pieces intriguingly displayed throughout the garden rooms of Turn End.  The studios of Artist in Residence Heather Hunter, who specialises in artist’s books and printing and multi-award winning photographer Paul Wilkinson will also be open to explore.  Teas and homemade cakes.

Also open on Saturday (and again on Sunday) from 2pm-5pm.   

£15 (Friends: free, children: free)

Join as Friends (Individual £25/Joint £35) and enjoy free entry and free/discounted entry to other events

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House and Garden Open Weekend with Garden Sculpture and Artist Studios
Apr
28
2:00 PM14:00

House and Garden Open Weekend with Garden Sculpture and Artist Studios

Visit this award-winning family home and explore the enchanting series of walled gardens. Enjoy the Sculpture Exhibition which will bring together the work of ten local sculptors with pieces intriguingly displayed throughout the garden rooms of Turn End.  The studios of Artist in Residence Heather Hunter, who specialises in artist’s books and printing and multi-award winning photographer Paul Wilkinson will also be open to explore.  Teas and homemade cakes.

Open on Saturday (and again on Sunday) from 2pm-5pm.   

£15 (Friends: free, children: free)

Join as Friends (Individual £25/Joint £35) and enjoy free entry and free/discounted entry to other events.

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Getting the Garden Ready
Mar
24
11:00 AM11:00

Getting the Garden Ready

Join Jackie Hunt, Turn End’s gardener for an exploration of the garden in mid spring. Explaining jobs undertaken over winter such as pruning and mulching, Jackie will also identify plants that provide interest and scent over winter and early spring including plants for winter structure, early flowering shrubs and spring bulbs. 

£10 (Friends: £8.50, children: free)

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Turn End, the Film (Haddenham Youth and Community Centre)
Mar
20
7:00 PM19:00

Turn End, the Film (Haddenham Youth and Community Centre)

Another opportunity to see Turn End, a new 45 minute documentary by award winning film director Murray Grigor and director of photography Hamid Shams, first screened in August 2017.  The film tells the story of the creation of the group of three houses and garden (now 50 years old and admired by visitors from around the world) and how their design reflects the unique features of the old English village, Haddenham village.  

7pm in Haddenham Community Centre

£5.00

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