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News and Publications

Here you can find news and articles published to this website. Our contributions are in categories from resources for schools to publications and research reports.
12
May

Buckinghamshire Lottery

Buckinghamshire Lottery Supports Bucks Gardens Trust. Make a difference to the community and support our cause. Sign-up for only £1 a week! You get the chance to win cash prizes up to £25,000 every week! We get 50p from every £1 ticket and a further 10p goes to other good causes Join your community in...
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12
May

Gardens Begin at Home

Gardens begin at home We hope that you will enjoy these photographs taken by members of the Buckinghamshire Gardens Trust Council and the media and website teams. The photographs show how hard these members have been working  on their gardens during the time the country has been closed down to combat Covid 19.  Gardens, whatever...
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10
Apr

Resource Links

Buckinghamshire Gardens Trust as part of its research uses a wide range of links to organisations whose main focus is recording and conserving the gardens and parks of this historic county and country. Click on the images to go to the websites which will open in a new window.
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07
Apr

Update on Covid 19

Since mid-March, the impact of coronavirus has become more serious and widespread. Our planned events and visits are inevitably affected, therefore the lecture and garden visits arranged from May until August have regrettably been postponed. Later events will be reviewed and bookings accepted when it safe to do so. We will post further news as...
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03
Apr

Unforgettable Gardens

Historic parks and gardens are a much-loved part of our shared national story, but these unforgettable gardens are at risk.
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02
Apr

Conserving our Landscape Heritage

Buckinghamshire Gardens Trust supports The Gardens Trust as a statutory consultee in the protection and conservation of the designed landscape. Historic parks and gardens are "heritage assets" for planning purposes and the Trusts specialist knowledge ensures appropriate consultations.
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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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02
Mar

Outreach

Buckinghamshire Gardens Trust has undertaken a number of outreach projects over the years involving individual groups, specific projects for the community and  for a large number of schools who have gone onto develop gardens and an interest their environment. If you have in idea for an outreach project please do contact us at enquiries@bucksgardentrust.co.uk
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19
Sep

Autumn 2019 Newsletter

And so it is time for our AGM, which this year signals major change on the BGT committee and in our leadership. With regret I am retiring as Chairman (aka Chaise) but this heralds new opportunities! Rosemary Jury is our new Chaise, and will make an excellent leader, and Claire de Carle is her Vice....
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23
Feb

Spring 2019 Newsletter

From the Chair Greetings! In the last few weeks of February the gardens were fast forwarding to summer. It was a bit odd to see my sheets of snowdrops and hellebores on a day when the temperature hit 20 degrees. Many of you will have taken advantage of the warm weather to get in your...
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23
Oct

Humphry Repton – Recent publication

Humphry Repton: in Buckinghamshire and Beyond Our recent publication presents the fruits of our ground-breaking Research and Recording Project on the work of Humphry Repton in historic Buckinghamshire. The book includes essays on Repton in Bucks and his links further afield, based on our research, followed by a gazetteer providing detailed analysis for each of...
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23
Sep

Autumn 2018 Newsletter

Welcome to our Autumn 2018 Newsletter It is hard to believe that summer has whizzed by already. We celebrated in August the launch of our first book: Humphry Repton in Buckinghamshire and Beyond at the Repton conference, Ashridge House. We hope that you already have your copy (£20+£3 postage from Rosemary Jury). The Repton bicentenary...
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