Celebrating Stroud Snowdrops at the Museum in the Park

Date: Saturday 7 January 2023

From Saturday 27th January 2024 until Sunday 28th February 2024, the Museum in the Park, Stratford Park, Stroud, Gloucestershire, GL5 4AF, are holding a Stroud Snowdrop Celebration from 10am until 4.30pm. Visitors have the chance to buy snowdrops from Avon bulbs. The museum will be celebrating the story of the Giant Snowdrop Company, a local business, based in Hyde. From the 1950s to the mid 1960s, the Giant Snowdrop Company offered snowdrops for sale via mail order, allowing snowdrops to be more accessible to gardeners. Visitors can admire The Giant Snowdrop Company’s catalogues, read notes on the most popular snowdrop varieties at the time, see the medals these snowdrop growers won, and read the letters they received. In the walled garden. Visitors can enjoy a display of snowdrops that are connected with the Giant Snowdrop Company, including Galanthus ‘S. Arnott’, and snowdrops named after family members, known as the Hyde four, and other notable snowdrop varieties. There is free Parking at the car park adjacent to the Leisure Centre, with disabled access from the top end of this car park with parking spaces at the front of the Museum. Both the garden and Museum are fully accessible. Miss Daisy’s pop-up cafe will be open and there will be snowdrop gifts for sale!  For more information on snowdrop events at the Museum in the Park, please click here.
Information for disabled visitors can be found here.

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