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June Update

‘Hay is mentioned frequently in the records of the society, proof that he was an active member and one whose good judgement and expertise was valued. An early ambition of the society was the creation of an experimental garden, partly … Continue reading

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May Update

A copy of the new BGHG Constitution, with amendments agreed at the AGM on 21 February 2019, has been added to our About Us page. Dates for Garden Visits in August and October have now been confirmed and can be … Continue reading

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April 2019

Five new lectures or talks, 7 short and 5 longer courses on garden history have been added to our Short Courses, Longer Garden History Courses and Lectures & Talks pages. Venues include Cambridge Botanic Garden, Oxford University Department 0f Continuing … Continue reading

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March Update II

A major new exhibition “From the World War One Battlefields.& into the Peace” Friday 29 March – Sunday 31 March 2019 open 10.00 – 16.00 at Wren House, Royal Hospital Chelsea, Royal Hospital Road SW3 4SR. (Enter by the Chelsea … Continue reading

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March 2019 Update

REMINDER: The Birkbeck Garden History Group annual Study Day – open to both members and non-members – takes place on Saturday, March 16 at the Institute of Historical Research in Bloomsbury.  Full details can be found on our Future BGHG … Continue reading

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February Update II

BGHG is pleased to present its latest publication: Digging Deeper Digging Deeper, edited by Barbara Simms, is Birkbeck Garden History Group’s third publication of postgraduate research papers, drawn in this volume from the dissertations of MA students at the Institute … Continue reading

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February Update

Our 2019 programme starts on Thursday, 21 February with our AGM, Lecture & social evening. Members should have received their invitation and AGM papers during January. New for 2019 is a BGHG Film evening: open to both members and non-members … Continue reading

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