Crossflatts Village Society is staging its eighth annual open gardens event.

Proceeds from the event, from 10am to 5pm on Saturday, July 2, will go to Manorlands hospice, with a donation to Crossflatts Primary School.

As well as gardens open to the public there will be plant sales, children’s activities, sandwiches, homemade cakes, afternoon cream teas and home produce.

Tickets are £1 from village outlets including Clegg’s newsagents, Crossflatts Post Office and Dave’s Village Bakery. Alternatively, phone Janet Bromley on (01274) 561578 or Dorothy Blenkinsop on (01274) 564574.