Designed Water: A history of water in garden design A series of four lectures on water in garden design for 2020, exploring its symbolism, its evolving design, its techniques and how technological advances created new design possibilities. Sats 25th Jan, 22nd Feb, 7th Mar & 4th Apr 2020, 2pm – 4pm at Wesley Hall near Haywards Heath Station
Dr David Marsh speaks about his research on Nicholas Leate, Jacobean merchant and plant collector.... continue
Brian Dix will tell the story of Prince Pückler’s vision for the park, its subsequent division and neglect and its modern revalorization... continue
A Garden History course held over three Thursdays at the historic Godinton House in Kent, which will trace the development of the English Landscape Garden throughout the eighteenth century. Alongside our study of key gardens and designers we shall also consider the wider cultural and political context which so influenced this new art form.