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May 21 2012

Stanmore Village Fete – May 27, 2012

The Stanmore Villiage Fete

Villiage Fete to raise funds to reinstate Bernays Gardens. The Fete will be opened by the Borough Commander Chief Supt. Del Babu. Lots of activity, stalls, Lucky Dip etc., so the garden may not be such a haven of peace on the actual day of the Fete!! But you will be pleased you came to support and enjoy the event!

Variety of stalls, Grand Prize Draw, Visit St John’s Church ruins and tower, and refreshments.

  • When: May 27, 2012 12.00pm – 4.00pm
  • Where: Bernays Gardens, Church Rd Stanmore HA7 2RR
  • Cost: Free

Bernays Gardens is located on what was once part of the grounds of a large house called Manor House, since demolished. The secluded public garden dates from the mid-C20th and was laid out with lawns, shrubbery beds, areas of ornamental planting and contains a number of fine trees. Former outbuildings Church House Cottage and Cowmans Cottage face onto the garden. It takes its name from the Bernays family, of whom Leopold and later Stewart Bernays were rectors of Stanmore parish church. The nearby Ernest Bernays Memorial Institute commemorates Leopold’s eldest son Ernest who died tragically in 1870.

Source: The Stanmore Society

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