Category Archives: Garden History Lectures and Talks

June Update III

A increasing number of online lectures and courses are available over the coming months.  Details of the following have been added to the appropriate page on this website:    A series of lectures by garden historian Dr David Marsh are … Continue reading

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June 2020 Update

COVID-19 Update The Committee has reluctantly made the decision to cancel our visits planned for 20 July, 5 August and 12 September.  We are hoping we can re-book these for the same months in 2021: Sussex Prairie Gardens & St. … Continue reading

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May Update II

WEDNESDAY 20 May 2020 from 18.00 -19.00 Stoke Newington’s historic Abney Park Cemetery today celebrates its 180th anniversary with two virtual live talks. ‘The cemetery’s gatekeepers at Abney Park Trust have been providing free online treats to mark the birthday, … Continue reading

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April Update II

Details of the online History of Gardens and Landscapes seminars at the Institute of Historical Research have now been confirmed. There will be four seminars held fortnightly starting on 21st May. Visit Garden History Lectures & Talks for details and … 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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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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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 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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January 2019 Update

Happy New Year! Click FOLLOW at the bottom right of this page to receive automatic notifications when something new is posted here. Coming soon will be details of the BGHG 2019 Garden Visits programme which, following our very successful visit … Continue reading

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November 2018

BGHG Annual Lecture: WINDBLOWN: Landscape, Legacy and Loss Tuesday, 27 November 2018 from 18.30 – 20.00 at The Institute of Legal Studies,  17 Russell Square, Bloomsbury, London WC1B 5DR. Doors open at 18.00 One of the highlights of the BGHG year … Continue reading

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