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Latest news and events from East Malling Trust


16 Feb

Acquisition of Brogdale Farm

The East Malling Trust would like to announce the acquisition of Brogdale Farm The home of the world’s largest collections of fruit trees has been purchased by The East Malling Trust, the charity that champions the advancement of science in horticulture and agriculture. The National Fruit Collection at Brogdale Farm is a living history and [Read more..]

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20 Nov

Bradbourne House awarded ‘Heritage Wedding Venue of the Year’

Judges described Bradbourne House as “luxury wrapped up in history, with its imposing ceremony spaces beautiful décor and excellent food. With a mindful eye on budgets, Bradbourne House ensures to deliver couples a range of options that allows them to enjoy this grand venue, along with a strong and supportive team to help them plan [Read more..]

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06 Jan

Professor John Mumford

It is with great sadness that The East Malling Trust shares the news of the death of one of its trustees Professor John Mumford on 29th December 2022. John became a trustee for the East Malling Trust in May 2010 and during his tenure also served as Chairman from 9th March 2015 to 6th May [Read more..]

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05 Dec

Cobnut Planting for the Queen’s Green Canopy

On Monday 5 December, Sir Nicholas Bacon, Chairman of The Queen’s Green Canopy, came to Kent to officially open The Kent Lieutenancy Cobnut Platt on the East Malling Trust site. The Kent Lieutenancy Cobnut Platt is an initiative by the the Lord-Lieutenant of Kent, Lady Colgrain (pictured here with Sir Nicholas Bacon) to mark The [Read more..]

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19 Oct

Band of Sisters: Amazing stories of Women in WW11

This event is now cancelled.  It will be reschudeled at some point in the future. For more information, go to East Malling Short Courses

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09 Sep

Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

The East Malling Trust was saddened to hear of the passing of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II. Our thoughts are with King Charles and all the Royal Family at this time. We have been fortunate to have had a few Royal visits over the years and notably Prince Philip in 1957.    

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