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June Update II

Garden History Courses  Please note that the dates and a booking link for Picture Perfect: Gardening in the Age of Revolution (1780-1818) have been added to our Longer Garden History Courses page, and a further date and venue for the 11-day … Continue reading

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June 2018 Update

New website pages: regular readers will notice that we have made some changes to our pages. We have separated out Short Garden History Courses (i.e. day, weekend or 2-3 days midweek) from Longer Garden History Courses and moved lectures, talks … Continue reading

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MAY 2018 Update

A New Fountain – recognition of the importance of our landscape Devotees of Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown will be delighted to hear the latest news from Johnny Phibbs that “On 29th May Capability Brown is to be commemorated with a fountain … Continue reading

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APRIL 2018

BOOKS Two new books have been added to our Publications page SEMINARS: History of Gardens and Landscapes – Summer Term On our Outside Events page you will find details of the seminars being held April to June 2018 at the … Continue reading

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March Update II

NEW COURSES Nine new courses – taking place during 2018 and/or 2019 at Denman College in Oxfordshire – have been added to our Other Garden History Courses page. All are open for booking, Topics include the History of the Queen … Continue reading

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MARCH 2018

Two Gresham Lectures of interest to garden historians will take place this month Wednesday, 7th March 6pm at the Museum of London Palace, Park and Square: St James’s and the Birth of the West End Simon Thurley, Visiting Professor of … Continue reading

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February III Update

REMINDER Birkbeck Garden History Group Annual General Meeting Wednesday, 21 February 2018 at 18.30. Doors will open at 18.00. The Council Chamber, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, 17, Russell Square, London, WC1 BDR. This is located on the corner of Russell … Continue reading

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