The Buckinghamshire Gardens Trust is resuming its programme with Winter Talks and Lectures taking place in St. Mary’s Church, Church Street, Aylesbury next to the Museum. Please book in through the www.ticketsource.co.uk/buckinghamshire-gardens-trust giving details of number of tickets required; secure payments can be made on this booking system.
A full programme of visits, walks and talks is being planned for the 25th Anniversary and this will be published in January 2022. Members will be kept informed via the website, the Newsletter, e-bulletin and the members’ preferred communication channel. Other Events are listed in our News page under the Category – Other Events.
Dear Garden Friends We are delighted to announce the online talks programme for our forthcoming season. We have put together a fascinating group of monthly talks which commence on Tuesday, 14th September with 'Restored to Glory: The 17th Century Secret Gardens of Harefield Place' and end on Tuesday, 12th April with 'From Royal Hunting Ground to Parks for People and Nature: A Celebration and History of London's Parks. In between are a range of topics to interest, enlighten and perhaps…Find out more »
October Events "As the weather changes and the evenings start to draw in why not join us on one of our new lecture series. It's a busy month! On Monday evenings our Commercial Gardening series takes a long look at Veitches, the most significant British nursery of all time, and their plant hunters. Tuesday mornings brings a second series on Garden Archaeology, looking at the very latest findings from investigations- some still ongoing - from a range of sites around the country including Stowe…Find out more »
Notice of The Buckinghamshire Gardens Trust Annual General Meeting Saturday 30th October 2pm - 2.30 at St Mary's Church, Aylesbury. Agenda and reports to be published and sent to members September. Members Booking: www.ticketsource.co.uk/buckinghamshire-gardens-trust/t-oxlveq Following on from the AGM is a talk by Richard Wheeler "The Georgian Visitor". Please book separately.Find out more »
Richard Wheeler "The Georgian Visitor: A Vignette of Garden Visiting in the Eighteenth Century" The Gardens at Stowe House, Bucks, circa 1785. From The Connoisseur Volume 101. Artist: Thomas Rowlandson. (Photo by Print Collector/Getty Images)After 43 years with the National Trust and leading many major garden restorations, including Erddig and Chirk in North Wales, Stowe, Chastleton and West Wycombe, in England and Castle Ward in Northern Ireland, Richard Wheeler is now running his garden history consultancy. He advises on practical…Find out more »
Sarah Gray has invited the Buckinghamshire Gardens Trust members and guests to follow her on her visit to the gardens and estates of the Borromeo Family on the Lake Maggiore. The family have owned the three islands since the 16 century and developed what were mainly outcrops of rock into the most fantastical gardens. Book your tickets through : www.ticketsource.co.uk/buckinghamshire-gardens-trust Lecture followed by refreshments of tea/coffee and homemade cake. Photographs of the gardens of Isola Bella taken by Sarah Gray …Find out more »
Ceeley House, Aylesbury County Museum (image Historic Photographs of Bucks) Talk by Claire de Carle (Chair, Trustee and Research Co-ordinator of Bucks Gardens Trust) to Bucks Archaeological Society ‘Contemporary or historical, educational and productive’ Discovering Buckinghamshire’s Museum Gardens Buckinghamshire Gardens Trust have been researching historic parks and gardens of local importance for the last eight years and the resulting reports totalling nearly one hundred are available to view on our website. These reports include three museum gardens: The County Museum,…Find out more »
Buckinghamshire Gardens Trust invite its members and guests to a special Christmas Social Event in the Bennett Room of The New Inn Stowe Landscape Gardens on Saturday 4th December at 12 noon Arrive early and go for a walk in the beautiful grounds of Stowe and then join other members of the Trust for a buffet lunch (please let Rosemary Jury if you have special dietary unit - firstname.lastname@example.org) If you have a National Trust card do bring and get…Find out more »