Little Bentley Hall Waterways and Garden Show 2010
  • Garden Shows Programme 2015

Garden Shows Programme 2015

VILLAGE FIREWORKS - Sat November 5th 2016

At Bricklayers Arms, Little Bentley


FREE ENTRY, but donations for next years Fireworks please to any member of the Parish Council

5.45pm  Mulled Wine, BBQ & Raffle

6.15pm  NEW JUDGING OF GUY COMPETITION.  Make a Guy and Bring it along on the evening.

6.30pm the Bonfire will be lit  folowed by Firework Display.

Organised by Little Bentley Parish Council.


Previous Village events.

Little Bentley Hall  Waterways & Garden Show

took place again on

Saturday 30th May 2015

and raised over £20,000 for the Church and Village.

Entry Price Adults - £5  Children U 16 - Free. 


Gala Evening   6pm - 9pm

Gala Evening by invitation only with a donation of at least £15 per ticket. There was be a Band and Wine and Canapes will be served during the evening.  To ensure you get an invitation to the next event please e mail your name and address to


Our 2013 Garden Show was a wonderul event and we were able to raise £75,000 for Essex Charities. Many thanks for all those who helped and made this such a sucesful weekend.  with Public Days on Saturday 1st & Sunday 2nd June 2013.

Since 2001 these garden shows held every 3 years have raised over £350,000 for local charities.Events at the 2013 Show will include

  Gala  Evening -   Friday 31st May 2013 6pm - 9pm

 This was a private event by Invitation only when 900 guests. Wine ,Canapes and a stroll in the Gardens, plus Art Exhibition,Silent Auction, and the Trade Stands will be open for a little retail theropy, and enjoyed the wonderful music and Marching display by the Parachute Regiment Band.

Saturday 1st June  & Sunday  2nd June 2013.  Public Days

The Show was open from 10am - 5pm

 Main features apart from the beautiful  Gardens & Waterways  will be

 Childrens  Garden Barrel competition -  to create a garden in a container that will atract Bufferflies & friendly Bugs; this is open to all Schools & youth groups in Essex & surrounding Counties - p lease go to Butterfly Barrel Page on the websites for more details and obtain an entry form to send to us.

SILENT AUCTION , run by Kelvedon & District Rotary Club  raised £9,000.

ART SHOW -  Zoe & Martyn Winner had a lovely selection of local Artists .

Colchester Centurion Rotary Club raised £3,000 with ART ON THE RUN.

Visit over 80  TRADE STANDS.-

TEA GARDEN - Afternoon Teas were provided in the Tea Garden from 12 -5.00 pm

Sorry No Dogs and No Picnics.

SUNDAY SERVICE - PRAISE IN THE GARDEN -  10.30 Sunday -   We will  again held an informal  multi faith service in the Garden, with the Colchester Salvation Army  Band and Choirs. The Bishop of Chelmsford Rt.Rev Stephen Coterell attended.

For more information please contact our Show Director




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