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
Vauxhall pleasure gardens on the south bank of the Thames entertained Londoners and visitors to London for 200 years. Managed from 1729 by developer and impresario Jonathan Tyers it grew into a cradle of painting, architecture and music. Christopher Woodward explores what we can learn from Vauxhall Gardens about how we improve London’s...
Timothy Walker talks about how mankind has exploited the medicinal properties of plants for thousands of years. The role of plants in modern medicine is still considered to be peripheral by many yet plant products are used everyday to relieve pain, heal wounds and cure diseases. Cost: £10 for members, £12 for guests, Aylesbury