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Symposium by the Sea
The Centre for Medieval and Early Modern Research (MEMO) at Swansea University announces its 9th Annual Symposium by the Sea:
The Medieval and Early Modern Garden: Enclosure and Transformation
4 – 5 June 2015, Room 311, Margam Building (Thurs) | Wallace Lecture Theatre (Fri)
A full brochure describing the symposium can be downloaded from here.
Day School at Aberglasney
From ‘Lumps and Bumps’ to ‘Georgian Idyll’ – the Archaeology and Reconstruction of Historic Gardens.A brochure can be downloaded from here.
Study Day - National Collections
Study Day: CONSERVATION OF NATIONAL COLLECTIONS and their Importance in the Historic Landscape
The WHGT with the Chartered Institute of Horticulture (CIoH), Plant Heritage and the National Trust will be hosting a study day on "CONSERVATION OF NATIONAL COLLECTIONS and their Importance in the Historic Landscape".
The study day will be held at Bodnant on June 13th, 2015, starting at Bodnant Welsh Food, Furnace Farm, Tal-y-Cafn, Conwy LL28 5RP, before going on to Bodnant Gardens to look at their four National Collections: Embothrium, Eucryphia sp, Magnolia spp and Rhododendron forrestii.
Cost is £25 which includes coffee on arrival and a 2 course lunch with tea or coffee. A booking form, giving more details, is now available here.
Opportunity at Abergwili
AGT February Eyecatcher 2015
AGT February Eyecatcher Newsletter 2015
In this issue you will find details of the July Conference in Newcastle, news from the Historic Landscape Project, including details of a vacancy for a Part-time Historic Landscape Project Officer (for the AGT and GHS for which the closing date for applications is Monday 16th February 2015), Parks & Gardens and CB300 news and an additional visit which has been arranged to Old Fonthill Abbey on the 5 May for those attending the St. Giles Study Day on the 6 May and much more, so do read on…………………….
Gala opening of Ian Hamilton Finlay’s garden in North Lanarkshire, Scotland on Saturday 8th August 2015 from 11-3pm.
Image from Little Sparta Trust
Visit to Yorkshire Gardens 7-9th July 2015
Yorkshire Garden Visit 7-9th July
Image of Harewood © Copyright R J McNaughton
Olive Horsfall and the Gwynedd branch have arranged a visit to some Yorkshire Gardens with a 2 night stay in Harrogate.
Please see further details and booking form here.
Contact Olive for further details:
Research and Recording Study Day
The Association of Gardens Trusts and Dorset Gardens Trust in conjunction with The Garden History Society