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image for Talk item typeAn Evening with Alan Titchmarsh at University of Essex: Colchester Campus

Talk, Thu 28 Jun 2018

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Alan Titchmarsh

Alan Titchmarsh


The Beth Chatto Gardens


Wivenhoe Park,


Enjoy a very special evening with celebrity gardener Alan Titchmarsh, who is a long-time friend of Beth Chatto and a Patron of the Beth Chatto Education Trust.

The celebrated gardener, writer and broadcaster has known Beth for many years and we're delighted to be welcoming Alan back to the Gardens in support of the Trust.

He will be giving a talk about his experiences, gardens and gardening, at the nearby University of Essex. Come along to see this much-loved gardening expert in person.

Tickets are limited, so please book early to avoid disappointment

Thursday 28th June

Admission just £28 (or £23 for Gold Friends of the Garden) - All proceeds to the Beth Chatto Education Trust

Admission to the Beth Chatto Gardens on 28th June, open 9-6.30pm
Admission to Alan's talk at Ivor Crewe Theatre CO4 3WA. Arrival 7pm (estimated finish 9pm)

Cash PointCredit cards accepted (no fee)Currency ExchangeDisabled toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberWelcome HostFacilities for conferencing

Parking available.

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Thu 28 Jun 2018 19:00

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Thu 28 Jun An Evening with Alan Titchmarsh



Plan route to University of Essex: Colchester Campus using Google mapsPlan route using Google maps

Map reference: TM 027238  Lat: 51.87592 Long: 0.94333

By Road:
If approaching the University from London and the South via the A12, take the exit marked Colchester Central. If approaching from Ipswich and the North on the A12, take the exit marked Colchester. Follow the signs to the University. Once on campus you should follow the signs to the Visitors Car Park. You may park in any of the car parks providing you are displaying a valid parking permit. Disabled parking is available in the Visitors Car Park

By Public Transport:
Local Buses:
The University is served by the following Firstgroup buses:
From Colchester Railway Station: 78 and 78A to Valley Road;
From Colchester Bus Station: 74, 76, 77, 78 and 78A.
Ask for the 'South Courts stop'.

By Train:
Trains run between London (Liverpool Street) and Colchester (North Station) at approximately half-hourly intervals; the journey takes under an hour. Services also connect with Colchester from Norwich, Ipswich, Felixstowe, Harwich and Clacton/Walton

By Taxi:
There are taxi ranks at Colchester North Station, Colchester Bus Station and in the town centre. The journey to the University normally takes about ten minutes and you should ask for the University Visitor's Car Park.

Parking: free


  • Cash PointCash Point
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Currency ExchangeCurrency Exchange
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Welcome HostWelcome Host
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing

Parking available.