We are delighted to have been chosen to benefit from funds raised with the sale of refreshments on the green next to 1 Woodside Cottages at this NGS open gardens event. We will be there selling teas, coffees and a selection of delicious homemade cakes.

Entry to the gardens costs £7.00 for adults and children are free.

1 Woodside Cottages is a small white painted Victorian cottage and its garden is packed with colourful cottage garden plants which grow side by side with fruit and vegetables. A pond fits neatly into the design and supports many frogs each spring. Even the resident chickens are decorative!

18 Conesford Drive This garden lies behind a 1960s architect designed modernist house and is an oasis of calm and tranquility. A pool with white water lilies, herbaceous plants, climbers, shrubs and trees have been chosen to give the space a Japanese feel.

14 Conesford Drive Cottage garden style borders with plants specifically chosen for dry shade (under silver birch trees) and dry sun on the steeply sloping banks. Terraced vegetable borders constructed from sleepers. Drifts of plants to create interest and contrast.

  • Newly opened this year.
  • Cashless payment available.
  • Town garden.
  • Wildlife garden.

Book ahead at the link below, or just turn up on the day.

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We are delighted to have been chosen to benefit from funds raised with the sale of refreshments at this NGS open garden event. We will be there selling teas, coffees and a selection of delicious homemade cakes.

Entry to the garden costs £6.00 for adults and children are free.

A two acre tranquil garden surrounding Manor House (not open) that has been developed by the owners for over 30 years. Mature trees, colourful herbaceous borders, dell garden, potager style vegetable plot, pond, a 15 acre wild meadow walk and wonderful thatched C18 barn.

Wheelchair access to teas and terrace overlooking garden.

Book ahead at the link below, or just turn up on the day.

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We are delighted to be returning to the beautiful Stody Lodge Gardens for a second year to raise funds by selling teas, coffees and a selection of delicious homemade cakes at their open garden event.

This year, Stody Lodge Gardens has teamed up with local auction house and antique valuers, Bishop & Miller, to host an “Antiques Roadshow” style affair. The team of specialists will offer free valuations of small, portable items such as paintings, jewellery, watches, silverware, medals, coins, ceramics and textiles. Anyone curious for a valuation is encouraged to bring portable items to see what they might be worth – treasures are sure to be discovered!

Entry to the garden costs £9.00 for adults and children under 12 are free. Advance tickets can be purchased at the link below, or you can pay on the gate by cash or card.

The full 14-acres of Stody Lodge’s renowned rhododendron gardens are at visitors’ disposal, alongside admiring the wonderful antiques that are being valued on the main lawn.

  • Free car park
  • Dogs on leads welcome
  • Plants for sale (cash only)
  • Toilets on-site
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We are delighted to have been chosen to benefit from funds raised with the sale of refreshments at this NGS open garden event. We will be there selling teas, coffees and a selection of delicious homemade cakes.

Entry to the garden costs £5.00 for adults and children are free.

The garden at Bishop’s House is a four acre walled garden dating back to the 12th Century. Extensive lawns with specimen trees. Borders with many rare and unusual shrubs. Spectacular herbaceous borders flanked by yew hedges. Rose beds underplanted with hosts, meadow labyrinth, organic kitchen garden, herb garden and bamboo walk.

  • Plants for sale.
  • Cashless payment available.
  • Wheelchair accessible over gravel paths and some slopes.

Book ahead at the link below, or just turn up on the day.

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This popular horticultural event, now in its 17th year, takes place at the beautiful monastic site at Creake Abbey, just south of Burnham Market in north Norfolk.

The event has a loyal following of gardening enthusiasts who flock to enjoy the exciting and unusual plants on offer, all at excellent prices. Visitors will find the full range of herbaceous perennials as well as grasses, bulbs, shrubs and climbers from specialist garden nurseries across Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex and Cambridgeshire. It is possible to buy direct from the nurseries or pre-order specific plants with collection on the day. As always, the public is encouraged to take full advantage of the advice and inspiration on offer from the region’s leading plantsmen.

Entrance to the event area is £5.00 per adult, with all proceeds coming to the Priscilla Bacon Hospice Charity. There is no charge for under 16s. Dogs on leads welcome, but must not be left in cars.

Refreshments on the day will be provided by a stunning line up of carefully selected Norfolk street food and catering businesses alongside The Barn Café, as follows:

Owie’s Big Black Piggy Porkers – hot bacon or sausage baps and pork burgers
The Duck Truck – the famous duck wraps with cucumber, spring onion and hoisin sauce
Coffeesmiths – Artisan coffee, tea and snacks
The Hope Coffee Co – Barista coffee, tea and hot chocolate
Traditional Norfolk Ice Cream – Cones, ice creams and tubs from the Lakenham Creamery

 Visitors may also browse the wares and services of Creake Abbey’s resident independent shops and services free of charge.

Priscilla Bacon 500 Club member Paul Macro is taking on an amazing challenge for the Priscilla Bacon Hospice Charity and Cancer Research UK.

Paul will be walking around Cromer Pier for a full 24 hours and all funds raised will be split 50/50 between the two charities.

Please support Paul by sponsoring him below!

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Volunteers’ Week is an annual celebration of volunteers across the UK.

Join us as we celebrate 40 years of Volunteers’ Week, pay tribute to the hard work and dedication of our army of volunteers, and look to inspire more people to make a difference.

The week-long event starts on the first Monday in June every year. It’s a chance to recognise, celebrate and thank the UK’s incredible volunteers for all they contribute to our local communities, the voluntary sector, and society as a whole.

More details of events we are holding during this week coming soon!

Back for its second year, from the organisers of the Blickling Half Marathons, comes The Norfolk Marathon! Starting and finishing in Cromer, this is a road race, and entries are expected to sell out quickly.

NEW for 2025 is a Half Marathon option!

Book your place at the link below and select a FREE place for the Priscilla Bacon Hospice Charity. By doing so, you agree to raise a minimum of £250 and consent to EPIC Norfolk sharing your email address with us. We will then get in touch and send you a free branded tshirt or vest to run in, if you would like one.

You will also agree that if you are unable to participate on the day, you will be liable for paying your £47.50 entry fee to the Priscilla Bacon Hospice Charity.

Our friendly team will support you all the way during your training and fundraising, and, of course, we’ll be there on the day to cheer you on!

All entries include postage of your race number, chip-timing, and a bespoke race medal. All entrants must be at least 18 years or over.

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The Autumn Blickling Half Marathon is a road race that starts and finishes in Aylsham, and is a different route to the Spring Blickling Half Marathon. This popular breath-taking route takes you through the most scenic parts of the North Norfolk countryside of Blickling and surrounding areas.

Once entries open, a link will appear below and you will be able to secure a FREE charity place. By doing so, you agree to raise a minimum of £125 and consent to EPIC Norfolk sharing your email address with us. We will then get in touch and send you a free branded Priscilla Bacon Hospice Charity tshirt or vest to run in, if you would like one.

All entries include chip-timing and a bespoke race medal. Race numbers can be posted for £1.20 extra, or collected in the morning before the race. All entrants must be at least 17 years or over.

Toilets and FREE parking nearby.

We are also in need of some volunteers to help out at this event, so if you might be interested then please drop us a line at enquiries@priscillabaconhospice.org.uk

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Details coming soon!

All are welcome to a service to connect, sing, give thanks and to remember, as our annual event in the beautiful Norwich Cathedral returns.

There will be contributions from staff members, volunteers and Trustees from the Priscilla Bacon ‘Family’ and Norfolk Community Health and Care NHS Trust. The Chamber Choir of Norwich Lower School will lead the music.

As we reflect, remember and look to the future, please join us to pay tribute to Priscilla Bacon Lodge and to support our work to improve hospice care for the people of Norfolk.

Complimentary drinks and mince pies will be available after the service.

This event is free of charge and no ticket is required, however it would be extremely helpful for catering purposes and the smooth running of the event, if you could e-mail events@priscillabaconhospice.org.uk to let us know you will be attending.

There will be a collection for the Priscilla Bacon Hospice Charity during the evening.

The Norwich City Community Sports Foundation’s annual 10km event, Run Norwich, returns on Sunday 8th September 2024.

The award-winning road race takes place in the heart of Norwich’s beautiful and historic city centre. Capacity for the event is set at 8,500 entrants and all places have sold out.

If  you purchased a place and would like to use it to fundraise for the Priscilla Bacon Hospice Charity, we would be delighted to have you on the team! Please get in touch with our Fundraising and Events Coordinator, Louise at louisearcher@priscillabaconhospice.org.uk.

We will supply you with a free branded t-shirt or vest to run in, and support you every step of the way with your fundraising.