What’s Happening
at Stewarts

All the latest about events happening at Stewarts. For even more event details, check our Facebook events page.

Animal & Play Area
Stewarts Broomhill Garden Centre

Animal Play AreaSay hello to Bertie & Gertie the goats, quack at the ducks, cluck with our chickens & enjoy the fresh air in our fun play area at Broomhill. With picnic tables and plenty of grass to run around on, it’s a perfect place for little ones to expend some energy or to enjoy some food from the coffee shop.

Open from 8.30am until 5.30pm, Monday – Saturday and 10.00am until 4.30pm on Sundays.

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Thrifty Thursday
Stewarts Nursery
Until Thursday 25th October | From 9am – 12pm

Once again people have been flocking to our Thrifty Thursday Sales throughout the season. The queue often starts to form an hour before opening time with people vying for pole position and eyeing up the bargains as they queue.

The sales will start on Thursday 1st March 2018, 9am – 12 noon every Thursday morning until the end of October. With new stock added each week it is certainly worth a visit.

Please note this is not available at any of our Garden Centres but at the Stewarts Nursery, God’s Blessing Lane, Broomhill, BH21 7DF.

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Brave the Shave
Stewarts Christchurch Garden Centre
Tuesday 25th September | From 11am – 2pm

We’re excited (and a little nervous) to announce that a number (around 20!) of Stewarts staff (and extended family) will be taking part in our group #BraveTheShave effort to raise funds for Macmillan, to help people living with cancer. Blades Barbershop of Highcliffe will be brandishing the clippers, so come over to Stewarts Christchurch to witness us in action! The first shave is at 11am and the second shave is at 1pm. We will also be holding a raffle with loads of great prizes to be won! See you there!

You still have time to donate too! Just follow the link below: https://bravetheshave.macmillan.org.uk/shavers/stewarts-gardencentre

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Bulb Talk
Stewarts Christchurch Garden Centre
Thursday 27th September | From 12pm – 2pm

Get hints and tips on how to grow your bulbs from the pros. Expert Tim, from Kapiteyn, will answer any questions you have about your  bulbs and give you great advice on how to make the most of them.

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Santa’s Winter Wonderland Tickets Released!
Monday 1st October | From 8.30am

We know it’s only September but as so many people have asked us about seeing Santa already, we thought it would be sensible to put some details up!

Buy your tickets to see Santa’s Winter Wonderland from Monday 1st October from 8:30am. Tickets are available online (from our brand new website) or in store (not by telephone).

Santa will be in Stewarts Christchurch and Stewarts Broomhill Garden Centres from 24th November and at Stewarts Abbey Garden Centre from 1st December, until the 24th December when he has some rather important other work to do! Join him, his elves and (at Stewarts Christchurch and Broomhill Garden Centres) his real reindeer, for some festive cheer!

Tickets must be booked in advance and please be aware they sell out very quickly!

Take home a great memory of your visit with a photo* (they also make a lovely Christmas gift) and experience the magic of Christmas at Stewarts Winter Wonderland!

Winter Wonderland prices are as follows:
£10.95 for all children visiting the grotto (7 months – 12 years, includes a gift)
FREE for babies aged 0-6 months (no gift) but a ticket is still required for entry
£1 for adults (no gift)

All children visiting the grotto must have a valid ticket.

*Photos are charged at an additional cost.

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Christmas Preview Evening
Wednesday 3rd October

Starts at 6.00pm at Stewarts Broomhill and Abbey Garden Centres and 6.30pm at Stewarts Christchurch Garden Centre.

Join us for a complimentary glass of wine as we unveil our Christmas departments for the first time, and meet some of our producers!

Spend over £30.00 on the evening and get 500 bonus Privilege Points (excludes Coffee Shop purchases)!

Tickets are £3.50 per Privilege Customer with all proceeds going to our Charity of the Year, Diverse Abilities at Stewarts Christchurch and Broomhill Garden Centres and to the Rotary Club’s fundraising for St Francis School at Stewarts Abbey Garden Centre. They can be purchased in the Garden Centre from 10th September onwards and you will need to present your Privilege Card in order to buy them.

Also available on the evening is a Christmas dinner with all the trimmings in the Coffee Shops for £10.95 including a free mince pie with cream!

Christmas dinner must be booked in advance and dinner service times are 6.00pm and 7.00pm at Stewarts Broomhill and Abbey Garden Centres, and 6.30pm and 7.30pm at Stewarts Christchurch Garden Centre.

This event is running at all three centres: Stewarts Christchurch, Stewarts Broomhill and Stewarts Abbey Garden Centres.

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Bramble Foods Sampling Event
Stewarts Abbey Garden Centre
Saturday 13th October | From 11am – 4pm

Try out the delicious range from Bramble for adding that little bit extra to your seasonal feasts!

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Meet the Producer: O’Donnell Moonshine
Stewarts Abbey Garden Centre
Sunday 14th October | From 11.30am – 4pm

Childhood best friends Hugo, Alex and George are the team behind O’Donnell Moonshine UK. Having begun distributing Moonshine in the UK in 2017, the O’Donnell dream continues to grow each day. Come and visit Stewarts Abbey Garden Centre for a taste of some yummy Moonshine!

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Meet the Producer: Lyme Bay Winery
Stewarts Christchurch Garden Centre
Saturday 20th October | From 11.30am – 3.30pm

The Lyme Bay Winery: a small, dedicated West Country company passionate about producing delicious and award-winning English Wines, Fruit Wines, Ciders, Meads and Liqueurs from their home in Devon’s beautiful Axe Valley. Visit Stewarts Christchurch Garden Centre to try some of The Lyme Bay Winery’s delicious delights!

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Pumpkin Evening at Stewarts Christchurch and Broomhill Garden Centres
Wednesday 24th October

**TICKETS AVAILABLE ON 24TH SEPTEMBER AT 9:30AM**

Your little ones will love our fun-filled evening of fancy dress competitions, haunted games, scary story-telling and our legendary spooky walkway!

Tickets must be booked in advance and are £3.50 each for anyone over 3 (that includes you grownups!), or free for the under 3’s (but they do need a ticket).

Whilst we encourage fancy dress (children and grownups) at Pumpkin Evening, please note clowns are not welcome.

These can be booked online at our website or purchased in store. They are specific to each centre so please make sure you buy tickets for the centre you wish to visit.

£1.50 of each ticket sale goes towards our Charity of the Year, Diverse Abilities.

This event is running at Stewarts Christchurch and Stewarts Broomhill Garden Centres.

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The Spooky Walkway at Stewarts Christchurch and Broomhill Garden Centres
From Tuesday 23rd October to Thursday 25th October | From 11am – 3pm

Our Spooky Walkway will be open to give your little monsters a thrill!

Tickets are just £1 per person (including adults), with 50p of each ticket going to our Charity of the Year, Diverse Abilities.

This event is taking place at Stewarts Christchurch and Stewarts Broomhill Garden Centres.

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Cottage Delight Tastings
Stewarts Abbey Garden Centre
Saturday 27th October | From 11am – 4pm

If you’ve ever looked at the extensive range by Cottage Delight and struggled to decide which of their tempting flavours is right for you, this is your chance to try some of their delectable range!

Head on over to Stewarts Abbey Garden Centre to sample some delights.

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Suthwyk Ales Tastings
Stewarts Abbey Garden Centre
Sunday 28th October | From 11am – 4pm

Visit our Stewarts Abbey Garden Centre to try some of the delicious beers that Suthwyk Ales makes!

Follow the link to see what they have on offer! www.suthwykales.com/ourbeer

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Privilege Dine & Demo Evening
Wednesday 14th November

Starts at 6.00pm at Stewarts Broomhill and Abbey Garden Centres and 6.30pm at Stewarts Christchurch Garden Centre. Join us for an evening of sampling and demonstrations. Tickets are £3.50 per person and you will need your Privilege card with you to purchase. If you fancy a 2 course meal on the evening, book in advance for just £10.00 (which includes your entry free). More details closer to the time.

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Meet the Producer: Dorset Spice Shed
Stewarts Christchurch Garden Centre
Sunday 18th November

Bringers of culinary harmony, sample their rubs and spices at Stewarts Christchurch Garden Centre.

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Help Us Find The Toys!
Stewarts Abbey Garden Centre
Tuesday 20th & Wednesday 21st November

At Stewarts Abbey Garden Centre some playful polar bears have hidden toys from the elves so they can’t wrap them up for the good boys and girls. Can you help us find them? Tickets are £1.00 and are available at Stewarts Abbey Garden Centre or on our website. 50p of each ticket goes to our Charity of the Year. Be sure to bring your torches! Tickets go on sale from 19th October instore and online.

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Santa’s Arrival
Stewarts Christchurch & Broomhill Garden Centres
Saturday 24th November | Times in description

Santa arrives at 10.15am at our Christchurch centre and 1.15pm at our Broomhill centre accompanied by the Dorset Youth Marching Band and his friendly elves. The real reindeer will also be in the centres to keep him company!

Santa will be arriving in a 1914 Rolls Royce 40/50 ‘Alpine Eagle’ Continental, kindly supplied by the National Motor Museum, Beaulieu.

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Inis Fragrances Sampling Event
Stewarts Abbey Garden Centre
Saturday 24th November | From 11am – 4pm

For over thirty years, Inis have been creating perfumes and toiletries inspired by the magic, beauty and nature of Ireland. Their signature scent – Inis the Energy of the Sea – was inspired at Roundstone Beach on the western coast of Ireland. A truly unique, discovery fragrance – people say the scent of Inis makes them feel close to the sea, no matter where they are.

Visit Stewarts Abbey Garden Centre to be by the seaside, without being at the beach.

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Meet the Producer: Lyme Bay Winery
Stewarts Broomhill Garden Centre
Thursday 29th November | From 5pm – 7pm

The Lyme Bay Winery: a small, dedicated West Country company passionate about producing delicious and award-winning English Wines, Fruit Wines, Ciders, Meads and Liqueurs from their home in Devon’s beautiful Axe Valley.

Visit Stewarts Broomhill Garden Centre to try some of The Lyme Bay Winery’s delicious delights!

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Santa Arrives at Stewarts Abbey Garden Centre!
Stewarts Abbey Garden Centre
Saturday 1st December | From 10.15am

Join us to welcome him and his friendly elves to the Winter Wonderland with the Fareham Scout Band from 10.15am.

Santa will be arriving by motorcycle!

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Meet the Producer: Lyme Bay Winery
Stewarts Christchurch & Abbey Garden Centres
Saturday 8th December | From 11.30am – 3.30pm

The Lyme Bay Winery: a small, dedicated West Country company passionate about producing delicious and award-winning English Wines, Fruit Wines, Ciders, Meads and Liqueurs from their home in Devon’s beautiful Axe Valley.

Visit Stewarts Christchurch or Abbey Garden Centres to try some of The Lyme Bay Winery’s delicious delights!

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Meet the Producer: Lyme Bay Winery
Stewarts Broomhill Garden Centre
Sunday 16th December | From 12pm – 3pm

The Lyme Bay Winery: a small, dedicated West Country company passionate about producing delicious and award-winning English Wines, Fruit Wines, Ciders, Meads and Liqueurs from their home in Devon’s beautiful Axe Valley.

Visit Stewarts Broomhill Garden Centre to try some of The Lyme Bay Winery’s delicious delights!

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Stewarts SALE!
Thursday 27th December to Thursday 31st January 2019

Up to 50% off selected Christmas lines with huge savings on a wide range of gardening products and outdoor plants.

Limited stock available.

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Visit one of our centres at
Christchurch, Broomhill, and Abbey

Treat yourself to a coffee with
one of our flavoured shots