With the current COVID restrictions the Bucks GT is organising a programme of online Zoom talks for members for Spring 2021. A programme of visits is being planned for the Summer 2021 but will be dependent on government guidance. Members will be kept informed via the website, the Newsletter and the members’ preferred communication method. Other Events are listed in our News page under the Category – Other Events.
Heritage Open Day's in Buckinghamshire Heritage Open Days is England's largest festival of history and culture, bringing together over 2,000 organisations, 5,000 events and 40,000 volunteers. Every year in September, places across the country throw open their doors to celebrate their heritage, community and history. It’s your chance to see hidden places and try out new experiences – and it’s all FREE. There are lots of businesses and attractions taking part in Buckinghamshire and The Chilterns, so let's take a…Find out more »
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 »
Celebrate late summer and book a guided evening walk at Stowe to see the recently replaced statuary. Richard Wheeler, National Specialist in Garden History and the Head Gardener, Barry Smith will be our expert guides. Open to members and guests. Meeting : 6 pm in former National Trust car park. Please take the Stowe school entrance and check in at the security hut. Booking: www.ticketsource.co.uk/buckinghamshire-gardens-trust This is a new booking system that enables you to book and pay on line…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 »