GARDENING experts have teamed up for a ‘Question Time’ fundraiser in aid of local charity, The Churn Project in Cirencester.

Cirencester Civic Society has brought together an illustrious panel of horticultural experts for the fundraiser who will be on hand at the event on Tuesday, May 14 to answer all gardening questions.

The Churn Project tackles isolation, improves wellbeing and supports people through tough times in their lives.

The Question Time will be hosted by John Tiffney, chair of the Civic Society, and will be at Cirencester Baptist Church in Chesterton Lane, Cirencester at 7.30pm.

Joining him on the panel will be Val Bourne, an award-winning garden writer for The Daily Telegraph, Saga Magazine and other publications, lecturer and organic gardener, Anne Chambers, current custodian and gardener responsible for the beautiful Kiftsgate Court Gardens, Derry Watkins, plantswoman, owner of Special Plants nursery near Bath, author and international lecturer and Victoria Logue, a nurserywoman and owner of Whitehall Farmhouse Plants in the Cotswolds.

In addition to the Q&A panel session there will be a raffle and plants for sale.

Tickets are £10, to include a glass of wine, and gardening clubs and group bookings can buy 10 tickets for the price of 9.

Tickets are available from Cirencester Town Council offices, Bingham House, Dyer Street, from The Churn Project, 14-16 The Waterloo, Cirencester or by calling 01285 380038.

All profits will go to help fund The Churn Project’s work with local people.


Cirencester Baptist Church in Chesterton Lane, Cirencester GL7 1YE.