Category Archives: Publication

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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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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