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Eastbourne Rainbow visit award winning garden

Gary Hart June 9, 2016

Members of Eastbourne Rainbow made an early summer visit in June to the award winning ‘Driftwood Garden’ in Marine Drive, Bishopstone, Seaford.


The garden, designed and created by Geoff Stonebank and Mark Glassman, has been featured in many garden magazines and won several awards.

After an introductory talk by Geoff the group toured the seaside themed front garden and the sheltered rear main garden offering softer and colourful planting schemes followed by tea and homemade cakes.

Eastbourne Rainbow is a group for LGBT people aged 50+ living in Eastbourne and surrounding areas. The purpose of the group is to enable older LGBT people to socialise, make new friends, gain support and find out what events are happening locally.

Meetings are held on the last Wednesday of the month from 2-3.30 pm in the Girder Room at AGE Concern’s Venton Centre which is in Junction Road, Eastbourne BN21 3QY.

There are also coffee mornings held on the first Wednesday of each month in the Pantry Café at the Venton Centre from 10.30 to 11.30 am.

For more information about the group you can leave a message or text on the Eastbourne Rainbow phone: 07516 670654 (text and voice mail only).

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