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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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July Update

New garden history course announced. The Gardens Trust, in association with the Garden Museum, is offering a new 9-week INTRODUCTION TO GARDEN HISTORY course starting in October 2019. Aimed at those new to the study of garden history it’s an … Continue reading

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May Update

A copy of the new BGHG Constitution, with amendments agreed at the AGM on 21 February 2019, has been added to our About Us page. Dates for Garden Visits in August and October have now been confirmed and can be … Continue reading

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February Update II

BGHG is pleased to present its latest publication: Digging Deeper Digging Deeper, edited by Barbara Simms, is Birkbeck Garden History Group’s third publication of postgraduate research papers, drawn in this volume from the dissertations of MA students at the Institute … Continue reading

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February Update

Our 2019 programme starts on Thursday, 21 February with our AGM, Lecture & social evening. Members should have received their invitation and AGM papers during January. New for 2019 is a BGHG Film evening: open to both members and non-members … Continue reading

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January Update III

A number of upcoming events have been added to the Outside Events page: Visit to Sloane Herbarium at the Natural History Museum Friday, February 8 from 13.45 – 16.00 This visit has been arranged as a follow-up to a study day … Continue reading

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January Update II

Repton Revived: a Landscape Gardener’s Legacy and Influence Thursday 31 January 10 am – 5 pm The Garden Museum are holding an international symposium in partnership with the Paul Mellon Centre on Humphry Repton. Twelve speakers will explore how Repton’s … Continue reading

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