The Plantation Garden

Our summer programme of special events has come to an end for 2023 but the garden remains open every day.  Watch this space in the Spring for new events for 2024

Classes held in the Garden


1hour guided meditation with ‘The Meditation Man’.

A one hour outdoor guided meditation session for adults of all abilities in a beautiful and tranquil setting, enjoying the peacefulness and space of the gardens. Please bring a cushion or folding chair for your comfort.

Time: 9am

When: every Saturday

Cost: £7

Please contact Vincent for more details: 07590189770

Booking essential via: or via eventbrite.


TAI-CHI at The Plantation Garden on Tuesdays at 2pm

Beginners’ class starts on Steptember 5th with Jonathan Drake.
£6 per person for a one hour class, plus a £2 donation to The Plantation Garden.
For more information and to check that the class is running (weather dependent!), phone 07746 085212 or email
For more information about Tai-Chi see



Yoga at Plantation Gardens with Marie Williams

Fridays 8-9am

£8.50, book in advance @

Past Events this year…


Saturday 27th May 2023

N&N Festival: City of Literature


Page Against the Machine

In partnership with the National Centre for Writing and The Book Hive

Our shared reading event goes global! Pick a book, bring a cool drink and turn off your phone for a well-deserved detox read in the beautiful surroundings of the Plantation Garden – or join in from home; from the dining room window, tucked up in bed, or in a deck chair in the garden! Simultaneous events will be taking place in UNESCO Cities of Literature across the world.

Free event – please book

Booking information: 

Sunday 11th June 2023


The Plantation Garden Plant Sale

Come along to our annual bumper Plant Sale.  Choose from a variety of perennial plants, including pelargoniums, salvias, cannas, succulents and many more.  Competitive prices.  All home grown in the Plantation Garden greenhouse and nursery. 

Sunday 25th June 2023

6.00pm – 8.00pm


The Plantation Garden presents

The Mojo Band



The Boys are back in Town’   

Come and dance the evening away with the fabulous Mojo Band.

Formed in the mid-90s’s by Brian Smith and John Knowles, the band brings its unique blend of toe tapping, foot stomping Southern Rock, Blues and Soul to  The Plantation Garden.

Adults £10 Children (5-16) £5          Under 5s Free

Tickets available online from Monday 8th May at

Friday 14th July 2023


A Dance of Hope


No booking required

£2 entrance fee to Garden 

Please see poster on left for more details

Saturday 22nd July 2023

12.00 – 4.00pm

Green Care Network Open Day

Launch of the Green Care Festival with members’ stalls, talks, refreshments and family activities. 

Come along and discover how much Green Care is happening in and around Norfolk

Norfolk Green Care Festival 2023

Sunday 30th July 2023


Quill and Inkling Theatre Company Presents:

Don Quixote


Follow the adventures of Don Quixote and his loyal squire Sancho Panza in this fast-paced production 

Booking now


Sunday 13th August 2023



Strange Fascination Theatre Company Presents:

Alice Through the Looking Glass

Book here:

The company will be in touch with ticket holders about the change of date for this event

Saturday 12th August 2023

2.00pm – 3.30pm

Café Writers

Poetry Readings





Saturday 19th August 2023

11.00am – 3.00pm

Book Launch: The A-Z of Curious Norfolk




A chance to chat to author Sarah Doig about all things curious, eccentric and mysterious about our county!

Come along and buy a copy of her new book


Sunday 18th June to Sunday 3rd September

2.00pm – 4.00pm


The Plantation Garden Afternoon Teas

Join us for Sunday Afternoon Teas, with a selection of homemade cakes, a variety of teas, coffee and music by local musicians and singers


Tuesday 5th September 2023


Drop In Guided Tours of The Plantation Garden

New for this year

One hour guided tour of the Garden.  Learn about it’s history and the remarkable story of the survival of Norwich’s secret garden

No need to book

£3 on the door payable in cash or by text

Picturehouse Outdoors

Friday 25th August 2023

Saturday 26th August 2022

Sunday 27th August 2023


Friday 1st September2023

Saturday 2nd September 2023

Sunday 3rd September

7.00pm – 10.00pm



Panache Plants  11.00 – 4.00

Norfolk nursery, Panache Plants, will be bringing a selection of their best perennials, exotics, succulents and carnivorous plants for sale

Sunday 10th September 2023

Heritage Open Day


A chance to visit the garden for free, with musical entertainment and refreshments from 2.00pm – 5.00pm

Programme of music:

1pm                    Misto

2pm                    Golden Triangle                                        Band

3pm                    Klezmerised

4pm                    Malle & Friends


Art Exhibition by Gennadiy Ivanov