An introduction to some of the most useful and accessible remote sensing methods for interpreting historic parks and gardens... continue
Gwendolyn van Paasschen, current owner, will talk about Denmans, the former home and garden of the late John Brookes MBE, one of Britain’s most influential landscape designers. James Neal, gardener at Michelham Priory will talk about this 7 acre site of a former Augustine Priory in Upper Dicker, East Sussex, enclosed by England’s longest...
Using contemporary art and poetry alongside documentary sources and archaeology, buildings archaeologist James Wright unpicks the world of high status parks and gardens in the Mediaeval & Early Modern periods. Whilst ostensibly providing food for castles and great houses, these landscapes also had a fascinating highly symbolic and ritual...
Alison Moller will explore the background, influences and meaning of The Garden of Cosmic Speculation in southern Scotland. This important C20th/C21th garden is private and open to the public for only one day a year, but Alison was given rare access to explore it with her husband who took the photographs that illustrate this talk.
Walk around the wonderful Euston Hall gardens in the steps of John Evelyn, William Kent, Capability Brown – and a mystery individual – a man who was to engineer the water features in that showcase of C17th gardens, Versailles.
The Folly Fellowship invites you to join them for a talk given by a member which will pass through South Shropshire and travel along the borders with Herefordshire, Worcestershire and Staffordshire before returning to Shropshire.