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  • 2022.09.29 | The Twentieth Century American Landscape

    Book here: https://www.thegardenhistorians.co.uk/online-courses

    COURSE DESCRIPTION
    "Following the Influence of European gardens and the Modernist Movement on the American landscape.
    Our course will follow several strands starting with Florence Yoch, greatly influenced by European gardens and c...

  • 2022.09.29 | Urban Gardening

    Book here: https://ogtevents.eventcube.io/events/42268/urban-gardening-gardeners-and-their-sites-of-socio-ecological-production

    EVENT DESCRIPTION
    "gardeners and urban gardening in the city of Oxford. She is interested in how our imaginations of nature affect how we interact with it. During the...

  • 2022.10.05 | Unforgettable Gardens: Restoring Fehérvárcsurgó

    Book here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/unforgettable-gardens-restoring-fehervarcsurgo-tickets-372254311667

    EVENT DESCRIPTION
    "This series of four talks, organised by the Historic Gardens Foundation in partnership with The Gardens Trust, explores international examples of Unforgettable Garde...

  • 2022.10.06 | Boating Lakes and Backhanders

    Book here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-19th-century-garden-pt-3-boating-lakes-and-backhanders-tickets-389604436357

    EVENT DESCRIPTION
    "This talk will re-examine Sexby and the parks he created in the light of the economic, aesthetic and moral arguments that raged around him, and will argu...

  • 2022.10.11 | The London Parks and Gardens Inventory

    Book here: https://londongardenstrust.org/whatson/talks/inventory-lecture/

    EVENT DESCRIPTION
    "Soon after its foundation in 1994, London Parks and Gardens started to research and put together a catalogue of Greater London’s parks, gardens, churchyards, cemeteries and myriad other green or open ...

  • 2022.10.13 | Painting the Victorian Garden

    Book here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-19th-century-garden-pt-3-painting-the-victorian-garden-tickets-389609441327

    EVENT DESCRIPTION
    "This lecture will look at a range of painters and paintings who after decades of neglect are beginning to be recognized as significant figures in both ar...

  • 2022.10.26 | Unforgettable Gardens: Naumkeag’s Garden Preservation as a Fine Art

    Book here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/unforgettable-gardens-naumkeags-garden-preservation-as-a-fine-art-tickets-372282245217

    EVENT DESCRIPTION
    "This series of four talks, organised by the Historic Gardens Foundation in partnership with The Gardens Trust, explores international examples of ...

  • 2022.11.07 | Wilding Rural Enfield

    Book here: https://londongardenstrust.org/whatson/talks/wilding/

    EVENT DESCRIPTION
    "Enfield Chase was once a vast royal forest stretching north from the City of London. It has steadily been enclosed, converted to farmland, parkland or urbanised. Hear how Enfield Council’s Watercourses team a...

  • 2022.12.13 | ‘English Garden Eccentrics’

    Book here: https://londongardenstrust.org/whatson/talks/eccentrics/

    EVENT DESCRIPTION
    "This is an entertaining look at obscure and eccentric English garden-makers who created some immensely personal and idiosyncratic gardens between the early 17th and early 20th centuries. Themes include the b...

  • 2023.01.10 | The Doctor’s Garden: Medicine, Science & Horticulture in Britain

    Book here: https://londongardenstrust.org/whatson/talks/doctors-garden/

    EVENT DESCRIPTION
    "As Britain grew into an ever-expanding empire during the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, new and exotic botanical specimens began to arrive within the nation’s public and private spaces. ...

  • 2023.04.18 | Planning & its role in protecting historic gardens

    Book here: https://bookwhen.com/londongardenstrust/e/ev-s122-20230418180000

    EVENT DESCRIPTION
    "This is an online lecture that will be available to watch on Zoom.
    Lecture by Andrew Croft, Director, CBA Studios, landscape, environmental and heritage practice
    An overview of how the English planni...