Category Archives: Publication

December 2019 Update

Dates for your Diary 2020 The 2020 AGM will be on 12 March 2020 at 18.30 (doors open 18.00) at the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, 17, Russell Square, London, WC1B 5DR The Annual Study Day (OPEN TO ALL) will … 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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August Update

‘A growing number of middle-class women remained unmarried as men left Britain to seek commercial opportunities overseas within the Empire. Many women needed to find work to become financially independent and sought to change the status quo by entering professions. … 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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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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