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An Introduction to Garden History – A Buckinghamshire Gardens Trust Event

BUCKINGHAMSHIRE GARDENS TRUST EVENT

A study day in conjunction with Grapevine Garden History Courses

AN INTRODUCTION TO GARDEN HISTORY

Saturday 21 August 10 am to 4 pm

               THE BENNETT ROOM,  STOWE LANDSCAPE GARDENS MK18 5EQ

Course Tutor: Claire de Carle               Guest Speaker: Stephen Wass

        Peacocks Polite Repository  ( The Gardens Trust Nigel Temple Collection)

This study day offers an overview of garden history from the Egyptians to the present day. The sessions will comprise a lively mix of illustrated lectures, and opportunities for discussion. Archive materials and illustrative examples relevant to Stowe will be included.

Note: this course is the re-arranged event that was postponed due to Covid in March 2020. More details on the Events page.

PROGRAMME

10.00                 Registration and Coffee

10.30 -12.00     An introduction to Garden History in 10 objects

12.00 – 13.00   A short history of gardens over the last 5,000 years

13.00 -14.00     LUNCH (not incl) option to eat at New Inn Café or bring own

14.00 -15.00     A brief Garden History of Stowe (including new archaeological finds)

15.00- 15.20     Tea

15.20 – 16.00    Discussion and Questions

Tickets £20.00 to include refreshments

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BOOKING Please use this form and return to Rosemary Jury asap.

Places are limited and will be allocated on a first come first served basis.

Booking Form for ‘Introduction to Garden History’ study day

Please send ………. tickets @ £20

Name/s…………………………………………………………………………………………………………

Address…………………………………………………………………………………………………………

Post code ……………………………………………………

Phone number……………………………………………email…………………………………………. ____________________________________________________________________________

Please return to: Rosemary Jury, 11 Fledglings Walk, Winslow, Buckingham, Bucks MK18 3QU

Please make cheques payable to:  Bucks Gardens Trust.

You can download a copy of this Booking Form from our website: www.bucksgardenstrust.org.uk

If you have any queries please contact Claire de Carle  claire@decarle.plus.com   01844 237701

 

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