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11
Mar

Newsletter Spring 2022

Bucks Gardens Trust 25 years on 25 years ago I went by chance to a meeting in Northampton about Northamptonshire poets and landscape, especially John Clare who wrote beautiful country poems. Gilly Drummond, President of Gardens Trust, was there and she pounced on me when she realised I lived in Bucks as she was anxious...
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23
Dec

Newsletter Christmas 2021

Four Chairs 1997-2021  Letter from your new Chair  Dear Members Thank you all for electing me as your new chairperson at the AGM held in St Mary’s Church Aylesbury on Saturday 30 October. I am only the fourth one in our 25 year history and we marked the occasion with a group photo of all...
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16
Sep

Newsletter – Autumn 2021

Did you book a visit to a garden? In this edition of the Newsletter we are celebrating the return of the Buckinghamshire Summer Visits to a wide range of gardens and, parks and green spaces. Rosemary Jury has organised the sun to shine, not lost anyone and had tea provided where possible.  There is still...
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28
Jun

The Buckinghamshire Gardens Trust Newsletter – June 2021

John Nash and the Dovecote Over the last year, we have all developed an increasing appreciation of our open spaces ranging from public parks, designed landscapes or rural countryside. They are places where we have enjoyed the beauty of nature, found comfort away from these difficult times and exercised our minds and our bodies. A...
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15
Mar

The Buckinghamshire Gardens Trust Newsletter – Spring 2021

Dear Members and Friends, We do hope that you will enjoy our Spring Newsletter; it comes with the hope of a bright Summer for 2021. As always our Editor Gwen Miles, ably assisted by Sub-editor Clare Butler, have compiled for us a feast of interesting articles. Dr Victoria Thomson sets out ‘Ten Things You Need...
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08
Dec

The Buckinghamshire Gardens Trust Christmas Newsletter

  Wotton House, Wotton Underwood, Buckinghamshire Home of Buckinghamshire Gardens Trust’s patron David Gladstone.   In 1989 I was fortunate to meet Christopher Lamb, an architect who had worked with Donald Insall’s practice on the restoration of Wotton House under the guidance of the indefatigable Mrs Elaine Brunner who, in 1957, had purchased the main...
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05
Oct

The Buckinghamshire Gardens Trust Autumn 2020 Newsletter

Brilliant News! Campbell Park, Milton Keynes recognised as one of the finest post-war parks in the country Registered Grade II listed by Historic England as a Park of Special Interest.  Very good news, many thanks. It will help keep Campbell Park and the other elements of Milton Keynes landscape (the labyrinth of freedom) secure for...
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08
Aug

Buckinghamshire Gardens Trust Extra Newsletter July 2020

Welcome: We hope this July Extra Newsletter issue will encourage all our members to take an active interest in their local parks and green spaces, some of which come under the protection umbrella of the Fields in Trust.  2020 marks the 95th anniversary of the Fields in Trust and the 125th anniversary of the National...
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16
Jun

Extra June 2020 Newsletter

Buckinghamshire’s Public Parks The Buckinghamshire Gardens Trust Newsletter grown in response to requests for articles for the extra June Newsletter and what started out as one newsletter will now probably fill two! The plan now is to make a record of these parks and produce a ‘Guide to Buckinghamshire Public Parks ’, this will include a...
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23
Mar

Spring 2020 Newsletter

Dear Members and friends, Firstly great thanks must be extended to Dr Sarah Rutherford, our retiring Chair, who for twenty-two years, has been at the helm of Bucks Garden Trust-firstly as Vice-chair from the Trust's inauguration in 1998, then on retirement of Charles Boot in 2016, Sarah has accepted the role of Chair.
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