A guided tour of Sheffield General Cemetery looking at its original architecture and design under the influence of Robert Marnock, the leading 19th century landscape gardener. Led by Jan Woudstra, Reader in Landscape History at Sheffield University, author of a forthcoming book on Marnock, and Adrian Hallam, architect.
Join Notts GT to enjoy spring at Clumber Park and hear from the National Trust about ‘Clumber Park Revitalised’, an exciting ten-year project to rejuvenate this much-loved landscape The day includes a talk from NT staff on Clumber’s history and restoration, a behind-the-scenes garden tour and a guided kitchen garden tour.
Wednesday, 15 May 2019, 6.30pm, Museum of Bath Architecture. Dr Marion Harney, University of Bath. In conjunction with the Lecture, there will be a FREE Guided Walk around the Sydney Gardens... continue
Free Bank Holiday Event at Warley Woods, designed for everyone: guided walks, C18th toys and games, tree measuring, drawing and much, much more. 10am-2pm. Bring a picnic but cafe open too. The Pavilion, 101 Lightwoods Hill, Smethwick B67 5ED
A day school at Ickworth for groups thinking of taking on a historic building, run by the East of England HEF and Heritage Trust Network. Talks, workshops and a site tour will cover finding sustainable new uses, the business plan, getting the organisation fit for purpose, and planning for long-term management. Cost £10 inc lunch.
Wednesday 10 April, 6.30pm Professor Tom Williamson, University of East Anglia will discuss the preliminary findings of a research project on the history of orchards at his university. ………... continue
Warwickshire Gardens Trust and Hill Close Gardens invite entries to their 2019 photographic competition on the theme of Spring at Hill Close Gardens. Shortlisted entries will be displayed at the garden in June, and there’s a £50 voucher to be won. Deadline for entries 31 May.