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'Those Arts which have given celebrity to the name of Repton'
Thursday, 28 March, 2019 - 14:30 to 16:30

'Those Arts which have given celebrity to the name of Repton': The work of George Stanley Repton in Devon

A talk by Dr Rosemary Yallop

2018 has been the celebration of two hundred years since the...

Exploring the English Pleasure Grounds, 1800-1840.
Tuesday, 26 February, 2019 - 14:00 to 16:00

Exploring the English Pleasure Grounds, 1800-1840

A talk by Dr Jane Bradney.

This talk takes a look at what was happening in English Pleasure Grounds during the early decades of the 19th century.  Years...

Public Paradise - the story of the public parks renaissance and its uncertain future.
Tuesday, 29 January, 2019 - 14:00 to 16:00

Public Paradise - the story of the public parks renaissance and its uncertain future

A talk by David Lambert.

This talk will tell the story of our wonderful heritage of nineteenth-century public parks. ...

Christmas Lecture and Luncheon
Tuesday, 4 December, 2018 - 10:30 to 16:00

In Praise of Head Gardeners: The under-appreciated guardians of British (horti)culture

A talk by Ambra Edwards.

"It's difficult to imagine a class of people who have such tremendous skills, who contribute...

Following in the Footsteps of Wilson in China - a talk by Tony Kirkham
Thursday, 15 November, 2018 - 18:00 to 20:00

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 An invitation to join members of the Somerset Gardens Trust.

Following in the Footsteps of Wilson in China...

Cottages Ornés
Wednesday, 14 November, 2018 (All day)

Cottages Ornés
A joint event with the Sid Vale Association.

Talk by Roger White with associated guided walk around the cottages ornés of Sidmouth.

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Private visit to Wood
Thursday, 24 May, 2018 - 14:00

Private visit to Wood, South Tawton 
with John Milverton and John Clark

Wood is a Grade I registered landscape - one of only five in Devon - designed at the beginning of the twentieth...

Tour of Buckfast Abbey Gardens and Bee Department
Friday, 18 May, 2018 - 10:30 to 16:00

WORLD PLANT FASCINATION DAY - Friday 18th May 2018
Guided tour of Buckfast Abbey Gardens and Bee Department - Joint Meeting with Royal Society of Biology (Devon & Cornwall Branch)

Insect pollinators are...

Visit to Mill Wood, Halswell Park, near Bridgwater
Thursday, 26 April, 2018 - 13:00

Private visit to Mill Wood, Halswell Park 
with Edward Strachan

This is a joint meeting with...

Private tour of Blackpool Gardens
Tuesday, 17 April, 2018 - 14:00

Private Tour of Blackpool Gardens
with Sir Geoffrey Newman

4 APRIL 2018.  A WAITING LIST FOR PLACES ON THIS TOUR IS NOW OPERATING.

In 1896 Robert Lydston Newman, then Deputy Governor...

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