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We're celebrating 75 years since The Famous Five was published with a summer of jolly japes at all four RHS Gardens - don't miss out!
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It's 75 years since Enid Blyton's The Famous Five was published. To celebrate, the RHS Gardens have teamed up with Enid Blyton Entertainment and Hodder Children's Books to offer jolly japes all summer long! From storytelling and garden games to tea parties and magic, there are plenty of adventures to be had. Activities run from 22 July - 3 September 2017 (exc Rosemoor, with activities from 29 July - 31 August 2017).
There's so much to do this summer! Follow the self-guided trail and help Uncle Quentin uncover the clues about the Robo Bees, roll up your sleeves for themed crafts, build your own den, play garden games and settle in for storytelling. On 11 August you can celebrate Enid Blyton's birthday with a delightful themed picnic party.
More about Summer fun at Wisley
Join us for exciting events and activities including outdoor workshops, birds-of-prey demonstrations and the chance to make your own Famous Five explorer kit. On 1 August, the Garden Detectives are on hand with Yorkshire-themed games and activities to celebrate Yorkshire Day.
More about Summer fun at Harlow Carr
Head to Hyde Hall for some jolly japes throughout the summer: choose from craft workshops, garden trails, den-building, garden games, face painting and interactive storytelling. On 11 August, treat yourself with our tea party to mark Enid Blyton’s birthday.
More about summer fun at Hyde Hall
Visit Rosemoor for family drop-in activities every weekday. Make your own binoculars, build a den, and join us for for special shows including Captain Coconut and his Amazing Bubble Show and David Walliams' Billionaire Boy.
More about Summer fun at Rosemoor
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It's never too early to interest your family in gardening and have fun outdoors whatever the weather. Visit our Learning pages for plenty of ideas on getting the family gardening.
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