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Berkshire Gardens Trust – Public Parks: The Paradise of Victorian Innovation

Note the new date for this Zoom lecture about the history and development of public parks from their beginnings in the Victorian era to today’s issues with how best to fund these vital green spaces. It will include examples of Berkshire’s historic parks. The lecturer is David Lambert, a landscape historian and leading campaigner...

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20th-Century Gardens and Landscapes

OGT Autumn Talk, 6pm. The gardens of the 20th century are only now starting to receive the recognition they deserve. Susannah Charlton discusses a number of significant gardens to make the case for valuing and protecting this modern heritage. Book on event cube. £4 members.

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The Return of the Victorian Garden

The Birkbeck Garden History Group’s Winter Lecture this year is on the revival of interest in the Victorian garden and how Victorian garden design has returned to respectability. The lecture, given by Brent Elliott, will be held live in the Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, Bloomsbury, London at 6.30 on Friday 12 November. Tickets...



Gardeners’ Minds, Memories and Music

Live Streamed Event with Speakers and Music: The Well Gardened Mind, Dr Sue Stuart Smith, Psychiatrist and best-selling author; Downsizing, Mary Keen, garden designer, columnist and author; Bridgewater and Beyond, Tom Stuart Smith, world-leading garden designer; Gardens and Gardening through Words and Music, Narrator Catherine Bott...