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AUGUST Update III

RHS Wisley RHS Wisley have expressed opposition to plans currently being finalised by Highways England to improve the M25 Junction 10 interchange and widen the A3. Although the RHS support in principle improvements to this road junction they believe it … Continue reading

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AUGUST UPDATE

NEW COURSE This Autumn Strawberry Hill house will be offering a course on the Arts and Crafts Garden. The talks, held in the historic rooms of the house will run weekly on a Thursday morning from 10.00-1.00 for 6 weeks … Continue reading

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JULY UPDATE

New Research on Chinese Gardens: 26th – 27th October 2017 An international garden history conference, organised by The Gardens Trust, will take place in Sheffield  this coming autumn. For full details and booking visit https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/new-research-on-chinese-gardens-two-day-international-conference-tickets-31580628510 Books A new book – on public … Continue reading

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JUNE Update III

EXHIBITION Parks – Our Shared Heritage 27th July to 11th August 2017 10.00am – 5.00pm (except August 3rd closing at 12.30pm), at The Mall Galleries. A collaboration between The Royal Parks, the Office of Public Works and the Hearsum Collection the … Continue reading

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JUNE Update II

Nine new courses have been added to our Other Garden History Courses page. Although not taking place until autumn 2017 or in 2018 all are now open for booking.

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December Extra

A new fountain to commemorate Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown. At BGHG’s Study Visit to Wotton, a Brown landscape in Buckinghamshire, in April 2016, Johnny Phibbs gave a lecture entitled ‘249 days left to get Brown a plaque in Westminster Abbey’. Now … Continue reading

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Welcome

Welcome to the Birkbeck Garden History Group web site. The group is interested in studying garden history through lectures, garden visits and exhibitions and in encouraging others to become interested in the subject of garden history. Click on the links along the … Continue reading

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