The St. Stephen’s Millennium Green Trust runs several fundraising and community events during the year. Usually these will include the Lansdown Open Gardens which is normally held in June. Information about past and future events will be found on this page.

Our next event will be the annual Lansdown Open Gardens on June 2nd 2024 from 2pm until 5:30pm. See below for more details about this event.

Future & Past Events

  • The Lansdown Open Gardens June 2nd, 2024

    The annual Lansdown Open Gardens will take place on Sunday 2nd June, 2024 from 2pm to 5:30pm. We hope to have eight gardens open across Lansdown, all within walking distance from the St. Stephen’s Millennium Green. There will also be a plant sale on the Millennium Green. Teas and home-made cakes will be on sale in the nearby St. Stephen’s Centre (which is in the undercroft of St Stephen’s Church accessed from Lansdown Road).

    All proceeds go towards the upkeep of The Millennium Green. Tickets are £5 each (children free). Tickets may be purchased on the day at the Millennium Green or at the gardens. We will also provide online advance purchasing of tickets. Details to follow shortly.

  • ‘Talk with Wine’ April 10th 2024

    Peter Davenport gave an excellent talk on the topic of ‘The People of Roman Bath’ to an audience of over 65 people. Peter provided the audience with very interesting insights into the lives of the people, both inhabitants and visitors, in Roman Bath over several centuries.

    The event raised over £550 towards the upkeep of the Millennium Green and will help towards the projects planned for the next 12 months.

  • ‘Talk with Wine’ October 25th 2023

    Despite a hiatus with the AV equipment this was a very successful event with over 60 attendees. Stuart Burroughs gave a fascinating and engaging talk about the commercial and industrial history of Bath with some very interesting facts and anecdotes. Our many thanks to Stuart.

    In total the event made a profit of over £500 which will go towards the upkeep of the Millennium Green.

  • 2023 Lansdown Open Gardens Photos

    See below for photos from the six wonderful gardens that were open for the 2023 Lansdown Open Gardens on June 11th.

  • The 2023 Lansdown Open Gardens

    This year’s Lansdown Open Gardens on June 11th were a great success despite some rain early in the afternoon. Over 340 visitors, a record number, viewed six wonderful gardens around Lansdown. The plant sale on the Millennium Green did a roaring trade, and many visitors enjoyed scrumptious cakes and teas in the St. Stephen’s Centre.

    Overall the event raised over £3200 towards the upkeep of the Millennium Green. Many thanks to all the helpers and volunteers who made that day such a success.

  • ‘Talk with Wine’ April 28th 2023

    The fundraising ‘Talk with Wine’ on April 28th was very successful with over 50 attendees and a total of over £560 raised towards the upkeep of the Millennium Green. Sarah Simmonds gave a fascinating talk about the very special features that qualify Stonehenge and Avebury for their place on the World Heritage List as well as the challenges of managing these complex cultural landscapes.

    Our next fundraising event will be the Lansdown Open Gardens on Sunday June 11th. We hope to have six gardens open across Lansdown plus a Plant Sale and cakes and teas on the Millennium Green. Our intention is to hold another ‘Talk with Wine’ in the Autumn.