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We often hold special events throughout the year with top nurseries, guest speakers and more… 

Spring Exhibition in The Octagon

Exhibition of Small Works by Dominique Keeling 

Saturday 13th May to Saturday 24th June - 10am to 4pm

Spring Outing

Dominique has spent the winter months finding inspiration from myths both personal and archetypal. She has been exploring oil paint, gouache and mixed-media which now forms her latest exhibition, Spring Outing, on display in The Octagon at the Pottery.




Nursery Days at Whichford Pottery

Old Court Nurseries 

Saturday 27th May 10am - 4pm

Specialist growers of Michaelmas daisies since 1906, Old Court Nursery is now home to the National Plant Collection of autumn flowering asters and related species. They will be selling a selection of their plants including Michaelmas daisies and tender succulents.

Nursery Days at Whichford Pottery

Hardy’s Cottage Garden Plants & Kitchen Garden Plant Centre 

Saturday 3rd June 10am - 4pm

Founded in 1988 by Rosy Hardy, Hardy’s Cottage Garden Plants is now one of the UK’s leading nurseries for seasonal herbaceous perennials. Hardy’s are winners of 24 RHS Chelsea Gold Medals and recognised by the RHS as a Master Grower.

Winner of four RHS Gold Medals in 2022, the Kitchen Garden Plant Centre will be selling a great selection of aromatic herbs and edible plants, all grown in their Gloucestershire family nursery.

National Garden Scheme Open Garden

Jim & Dominique’s Garden Open 

Sunday 18th June 1.30 pm - 5pm

Jim and Dominique's much-acclaimed and romantic private garden at the Pottery, together with eight other gardens in Whichford and Ascott, will be open for the National Garden Scheme.

National Garden Scheme admission charge applies.
Click here for more information.


Relax and Enjoy a Summer Day at the Pottery

Celebrate Summer 

Saturday 15th July 10am - 4pm

Relax and enjoy a summer day at the Pottery with a talk by Adam Frost, plants for sale, Windrush Willow, inspirational plantings, special offers on pots, The Straw Kitchen & more...


Gardening for Success: A talk by Adam Frost in The Kiln Shed
Adam’s talk will focus on his inspirational journey and how he has become one the country’s best-loved gardeners. He will take us through his earliest childhood memories to working alongside Geoff Hamilton at Barnsdale Gardens and then onto going solo; and the rollercoaster ride of designing multiple award-winning show gardens and becoming a BBC Gardeners’ World presenter.

Adam’s talk will be followed by a Q&A so do bring your questions along!
Talks start at 11.30am and 2.45pm   Talk Tickets: £30 - advance booking essential. 

Pls Note -  - Adam's 11.30am talk is now sold out.  Second talk now added at 2.45pm. 

The Kiln Shed
The Kiln Shed - a new space where we plan on hosting a programme of events, workshops, demonstrations and seminars with a focus on education, craft, gardening and food sustainability. We are delighted to kick off with a bang and welcome the wonderful Adam Frost as our first guest speaker. Learn more about The Kiln Shed here. 

Adam Frost Talk Ticket