Category Archives: Publication

December Update

As the festive season approaches we  asked BGHG committee members to recommend a garden-related book: one they think you might enjoy reading or will maybe provide inspiration for a present you wish to give. Here are their  recommendations The Secret … Continue reading

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October Update

BGHG Dates for your Diary 25 October – Visit to Rousham including lecture and garden tour (members & friends only) 27 November – Annual Lecture: Tamsin Treverton-Jones will give a lecture based on her book Windblown: Landscape, Legacy and Loss … Continue reading

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September Update

New study days and courses  Three courses have been added to our respective Gardens History Studies pages. Beyond Brown’s Landscapes at RHS Lindley Library at Longer Garden History Courses A Study Day on Water in Motion and a 1-day course … Continue reading

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JULY UPDATE

OUTSIDE EVENTS  Three conferences – Twickenhamshire Revisited, being held at Strawberry Hill House;  The Life and Work of Humphry Repton, which is part of the Ashridge House Summer School and The Picturesque Garden in England (2019), have been added to … 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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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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