Winter Lecture Series 2020/2021 season tickets

Online Winter Lecture Series 2020/21 organised jointly by
The Gardens Trust and The London Gardens Trust

12 lectures from 5 October 2020 to 22 March 2021

5 October: Hyde Park: A History of Trees – Greg Packman, Senior Tree Inspector, London Borough of Islington and former Tree Officer,
Royal Parks
19 October: George London and the Brompton Park Nursery – Dr Sally Jeffery, garden & architectural historian
2 November: The Use of Plants in the Home in the Seventeenth Century –
Margaret Willes, former publisher and author
16 November: ‘To promote his Majesties purpose’: Joseph Banks and his Global Botanical Projects, 1770-1820 – Professor Jordan Goodman, University College, London
30 November: Pulhamite in London, 1820-2020 – How one man’s rocky creation became the fashionable garden feature of the Victorian and Edwardian era – Valerie Christman, Direct descendant of the Pulham Family and The Pulham Legacy
14 December: Wentworth Castle and Wentworth Woodhouse: Georgian rivals – Dr Patrick Eyres, Editor, New Arcadian Journal
11 January: Biodiversity & the Wild West End Project: Encouraging Birds, Bees & Bats into the Heart of London – Tom Gray, Senior Ecological Consultant, Arup
25 January: The Integration of Derek Jarman’s Garden – Professor Michael Charlesworth, University of Texas
8 February: Too Young to be Loved? Post-war designed landscapes of London and environs– Karen Fitzsimon CMLI, landscape architect and garden historian
22 February: Transatlantic slavery’s long reach: The impacts of direct and indirect slavery connections on eighteenth century estate gardens and parks – Professor Susanne Seymour, University of Nottingham
8 March: Dinosaurs, Italian Terraces and Future Sustainability: Crystal Palace Park – Kathryn Whitmore, Associate Landscape Architect, AECOM and others tbc
22 March: What is Wild? – Dr Kim Wilkie, Landscape Architect

All lectures and booking online. Season tickets for 12 lectures: £40/£60 Tickets for individual lectures: £4 for Gardens Trust/all County Gardens Trusts members, £6 for non-members
The lectures will be live online on the day but will be available as a recording afterwards. All ticket holders will be sent a link to the recording the day after the lecture. The recording will be available for one week.