Uncover the developments in English Garden History from Medieval to present times. The 6-week course highlights the key factors that have influenced their design and identifies key individuals and gardens from different periods. Where possible, examples will feature Essex gardens. 7-9pm, cost £45.
Study tour to Palermo and the West of Sicily Sunday 19 April to Sunday 26 April, 2020 Due to the Coronavirus outbreak this tour has had to be postponed to Spring 2021. Early summer is delightful... continue
An open meeting for anyone who is interested in getting involved with the Unforgettable Gardens: save our heritage celebration in 2020-22... continue
In this illustrated talk head of landscape Joe Hawkins will reveal his journey of discovery during the ongoing restoration of this once celebrated Georgian landscape which had lain neglected... continue
Award winning Trauttmansdorff Castle Botanical Gardens in the northern Italian Alps have been described as one of the most beautiful gardens in Italy, with their mix of historical and contemporary architecture, and unique combination of nature, culture and art carved into the dramatic landscape. Talk by Dr Saruhan Mosler. Members cost £7.50
11-1pm. Talk at Friends Meeting House, Horsefair, Banbury, OX16 OAH. Clare de Carle of Bucks Garden Trust explains the work of the highly successful Buckinghamshire volunteer research and recording group. £5 OGT members £10 guests; gather at 10.45. Maximum 20. Prebooking essential.
2-4pm. Talk at Friends Meeting House, Horsefair, Banbury, OX16 OAH, followed by walking tour of the park. Jane Kilsby, local historian shares her recent research into this well-loved 19th century public park. £10 members and £15 guests; gather at 1.45. Max 20. Prebooking essential.