A 2 day course looking at Repton’s designs and the effect of the Picturesque on his work and the wider cultural landscape, by Sally Ann Wardroper. Held at Godinton House, Ashford, Kent TN23 3B. Cost £75 including tea/coffe and cake and entry to to the gardens at Godinton.
A day event including lunch at Chawton House, Hampshire. Speakers include: Kim Wilkie on historic notions of Arcadia and the implications for today, Nigel Dunnett on sustainable biodiversity in city centres, and Isabel Allen, co-founder of HAB housing with Kevin McCloud, on being a developer for whom the environment is paramount.
The 2019 Walled Kitchen Gardens Network forum looks at gardens now used at nurseries. It will be held on 5th/6th October at Cranbourne Chase Garden Centre in Dorset and includes visits to Edmonsham and Long Crichel on Sunday. See website for details
Learn more about the history of the Grovelands Park, Enfield, laid out by Humphry Repton. Exhibition, walks, talks and fun things for children. Bring a picnic! 1pm – 5pm. Friends of Grovelands Park, in association with the Gardens Trust.