Category Archives: Publication

OCTOBER 2017 UPDATE

CONFERENCE: Landscape Now 30th November – 1st December 2017 Organised by the Paul Mellon Centre Landscape Now  will provide a major art-historical reassessment of the image of the British landscape. The Building Centre, 26 Store St, Bloomsbury, London WC1E 7BT … Continue reading

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MAY Update

BGHG Garden Visits Booking is now open for BGHG Members only for the June visit to Gloucestershire gardens and the 3-day visit to Yorkshire Gardens in September. Visit information and booking forms have been circulated to members. Advance notice of Outside … Continue reading

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April 2017

Advance Notice of Painshill Conference The Temple in the Landscape: Italy and the English Landscape Garden Painshill are holding a conference to celebrate the completion of the reconstructed Temple of Bacchus, on Wednesday 20 September.  Six speakers will explore the … Continue reading

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March Extra II

The Oxford Literary Festival: 25 March – 2 April 2017 Amongst the wide range of writers appearing at this year’s Oxford Literary Festival are three in particular that may be of interest to garden historians: 25th March: Dan Pearson on … Continue reading

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MARCH 2017

2017 marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of Joseph Dalton Hooker (1817 – 1911) A small exhibition about Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker, Victorian botanist, plant hunter and Director of the Royal Botanic Gardens Kew, will open at the Shirley Sherwood Gallery, … Continue reading

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November Extras

A Date for your Diary Birkbeck Garden History Group Annual General Meeting Monday, 20th February at 6.30pm. Further details will be posted here in the New Year. Annual Lecture: 29th November at 6.30pm details below under November Update. Tickets are … Continue reading

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November Update

BGHG EVENTS – Open to All ANNUAL LECTURE: Joseph Hooker and the Making of Botany Tuesday, November 29th: Dr Jim Endersby will be giving the BGHG Annual Lecture focusing on the work and life and Sir Joseph Hooker and his associations with Kew … Continue reading

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