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January 2020 Update

A Happy New Year! to all our readers. Our BGHG Future Events page has been updated and there you will find details of our 2020 programme. Three events kick off our 2020 programme: A garden visit to Wakehurst Place and … Continue reading

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December 2019 Update

Dates for your Diary 2020 The 2020 AGM will be on 12 March 2020 at 18.30 (doors open 18.00) at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, 17, Russell Square, London, WC1B 5DR The Annual Study Day (OPEN TO ALL) will … Continue reading

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November Update

There’s still time to book for our ANNUAL LECTURE which will take place at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, 17 Russell Square (corner of Bedford Way) London, WC1B 5DR on TUESDAY 12 NOVEMBER 1830 -20.00 The Annual Lecture is … Continue reading

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October Update

BGHG  ANNUAL LECTURE As our 2019 programme of garden visits draws to a close with a Study Visit to Upton Park on 8 October, we look forward to our Annual Lecture: one of two annual events open to the general … Continue reading

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September Update II

On Sunday morning 13th October 2019 historian Dr Richard Hewlings will talk on Lord Burlington’s Black Servants as part of the Chiswick House and Gardens Trust Kitchen Garden Open Day. For full details please see Lord Burlington’s Black Servants   … Continue reading

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September Update

The new Introduction to Garden History course announced in our July update has proved to be very popular and has already sold out. As a result, the Gardens Trust is considering repeating the course, or something similar, in 2020 and … Continue reading

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August Update

‘A growing number of middle-class women remained unmarried as men left Britain to seek commercial opportunities overseas within the Empire. Many women needed to find work to become financially independent and sought to change the status quo by entering professions. … Continue reading

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