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Avant Gardening Club Social

Positioned just minutes from the M6, Avant has so much more than you would expect of a traditional garden centre.

  • Café Gallery serving delicious home made meals from locally sourced produce
  • A diverse collection of art created by talented, local artists which changes monthly
  • Friendly expert gardening advice and an inspirational plant centre
  • A variety of gardening, arts and crafts courses and workshops
  • The latest trends in gifts, novelties and stocking fillers in our extensive giftware area
  • A large, free car park with spaces for bikes and disabled parking
  • And there’s always something going on throughout the year
Avant Gardening Club meet on the second Wednesday of each month.  The meetings last for 90 minutes, beginning at 10.30 am and finishing at 12.00 noon, and are aimed those who wish to gain a practical knowledge of how to create and manage their own garden.  There is a nominal charge of £5.00 per meeting, unless you wish to join then the membership fee is £15 annually and £5 per meeting which also entitles you to a discount card. Club funds are used to cover the cost of guest speakers giving their expert advice. Contact Avant for more information. We hope you can find time to come along and join our lovely small and informal club!
We offer friendly, knowledgeable advice and guidance on most garden-related problems, with specialist help available from our plant manager Radio Lancashire’s Diane Harrison.
You can enjoy a home-cooked meal with great coffee in interesting surroundings in our Cafe Gallery, home to the works of local artists and crafters.

Customer Testimonial

“I just wanted to thank your staff for their help on Thursday evening.
I was given help on selecting appropriate plants and pots for my balcony, the prices were very reasonable, and one of your staff even delivered my items that same evening to my home. Fantastic service.”
– Mr L Brophy, Leyland


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Our gift area carries a delightful range of trends, from the latest in vintage and shabby chic home decor, to collectables such as Pets with Personality and More than Words, to haberdashery items difficult to source locally.

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