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Boxford Open Gardens

The popular biennial event will take place this time on the last weekend in June. We hope to have 6 or more gardens open to the public in aid of St.Andrew’s Church. Gardens range from the great and glorious to ones to smaller gems and one undergoing extensive renovation and with a newly sown wild flower meadow – but all of the gardens are well loved and owned by enthusiasts – so something for everyone to see and enjoy. Refreshments including sandwiches over lunchtime will be served in the riverside gardens of The Mill.




Visitors enjoying one of the beautiful gardens open to the public in 2012

Parish Room Museum


The building is now complete, just small items to be finished before we are handed the Completion Certificate. Nearly £5000 has been raised by a generous donation through Greenham Common Trust findmeagrant for the fit out of display and storage cabinets.

There will be an official opening when all the artefacts and documents have been successfully installed. If anyone has any contacts who could help in displaying or archiving, would they please contact Joy Appleton 01488 608422.

There is a vast amount of local information on Boxford to collate, archive and display which is fascinating to see and we hope that everyone in the parish will make use of this valuable collection. One of the most important recent additions, are the finds from the Roman villa discovered in 2013. This museum will be the only one to hold these finds.

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