Nominations now open for Volunteer Award 2024

We are now accepting nominations for the Gardens Trust Volunteer Award 2024. The winner will be announced at our Volunteer Celebration on Monday 15th July at Sheffield Botanical Gardens.

The Volunteer Award is intended to celebrate volunteers and recognise the value of volunteering, showcase the contribution they make and encourage volunteering through a variety of roles. The deadline for nominations is May 31st and you can complete our online nomination form here.

To give thanks to all our hard-working and dedicated volunteers across the country, this year we’ll be hosting our Volunteer Celebration at Sheffield Botanical Gardens. All Gardens Trust and County Gardens Trust volunteers are invited to join us in not only celebrating the winner of our Volunteer Award but also enjoying a special tour of the Grade II listed gardens by a volunteer from the Friends of the Botanical Gardens Sheffield (

We hope you can join us in celebrating all of our amazing volunteers and the winner of our Volunteer Award 2024!

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Painswick Roccoco Gardens, the Red House, Photo © Joab Smith