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10
Jan

Humphry Repton “Revolution” zoom link to John Phibbs No 2 Lecture.

Subject:Link to zoom recording for Humphry Repton No 2 “Revolution” lecture on Saturday 8th January Dear All, In case you missed my Humphry Repton Zoom No.2, the not very well titled ‘Revolution’, then this link will supply it. In it I discuss the influence of Ireland on the man, and the idea that the manuscript...
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04
Jan

70 Trees for 70 Years in Buckinghamshire

Do you have a favourite tree or woodland in Buckinghamshire? An ancient oak you always pass on your walks? An area of woodland where you love to sit and enjoy the sunshine? Or somewhere that evokes fond childhood memories? Buckinghamshire Council is looking for the best-loved trees and woodlands in Buckinghamshire, as part of Her...
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30
Dec

Christmas Flowering Glastonbury Thorns in the Cloister of the Tree Cathedral at Milton Keynes – Boxing Day

Michael Hunt, Buckinghamshire Gardens Trust’s very own ‘Tree Guru’, has been out checking on Boxing Day the Glastonbury Thorns which form part of the Tree Cathedral at Milton Keynes and this is part of his latest blog. Ever since I visited the Tree Cathedral at Milton Keynes I became fascinated with the group of Glastonbury...
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27
Dec

Bucks Gardens Trust 25th Anniversary Desk Calendar Promotion £3.00 plus p.p.

25th Anniversary Desk Calendar Special Promotion: Looking for a small gift for friends, neighbours for the New Year,  then we have the answer. This year we have had published a Desk Calendar, now £3.00. The photographs have been taken by members and celebrate the “Unforgettable Gardens” in Buckinghamshire. The calendar comes with an envelope and...
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27
Dec

Bucks Gardens Trust Christmas gathering at The New Inn, Stowe

The annual Christmas gathering was moved to the Bennett Room at The New Inn, Stowe this year with a delicious lunch provided by the Farm Deli in Winslow including a welcome glass of fizz and wine. After lunch Brian Dix, who had driven from his home in Wales for the occasion,  gave an amusing but...
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14
Nov

Richard Wheeler “The Georgian Visitor: A Vignette of Garden Visiting in the Eighteenth Century”

Richard Wheeler “The Georgian Visitor:  A Vignette of Garden Visiting in the Eighteenth Century” 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...
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31
Oct

Annual General Meeting 2021 – Four Chairs 1997-2021

The Annual General Meeting of the Buckinghamshire Gardens Trust was held at the St. Mary’s Church, Aylesbury on Saturday 30th October 2021 at 2pm with 40 attending the AGM. Rosemary Jury, the retiring Chair, thanked her present  Officers, Trustees and Council Members for their support during a year that has for many people been challenging....
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26
Oct

Gardens Trust’s annual Historic Landscape Assembly! “Assembly Afternoons” 15th, 17th & 19th November. Free to County Gardens Trust members

Tickets are now available for the Gardens Trust’s annual Historic Landscapes Assembly, which will be taking place online, during three ‘Assembly Afternoons’ on 15th, 17th and 19th November. We have a fantastic line-up, with speakers from the GT, county gardens trusts and from national organisations across the historic landscapes sector. The Assembly is a not-to-be-missed...
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11
Aug

Visit to Aston Pottery and Gardens, Wednesday 4th August

Visit to Aston Pottery and Gardens- near Bampton OX18 2BT This visit was a complete contrast to our recent tours of historic designed landscapes. The inspiration behind the whole area, Stephen Baughman himself showed us round the fascinating gardens which now enhance the Aston Pottery he created from a collapsed cowshed!  Energetic and enthusiastic, he...
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11
Aug

Did you miss it? The summer picnic at Rousham. Monty Don says “….. one of the greatest gardens in the world”

The summer picnic at Rousham Park, Sunday 1st August Monty Don believes that “Kent is the great genius of the eighteenth-century garden design and Rousham is his masterpiece, one of the greatest gardens in the world” A group of BGT members were very lucky that Charles Boot made one of his rare forays out of...
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