The Gardens Trust Online Winter Lecture Series 2020/21

Organised jointly by The Gardens Trust and The London Gardens Trust

5 October Hyde Park: A History of Trees
Greg Packman, Senior Tree Inspector, London Borough of Islington and former Tree Officer, Royal Parks

19 October George London and the Brompton Park Nursery
Dr Sally Jeffery, garden & architectural historian

2 November The Use of Plants in the Home in the Seventeenth Century
Margaret Willes, former publisher and author

16 November ‘To promote his Majesties purpose’: Joseph Banks and his Global Botanical Projects, 1770-1820
Professor Jordan Goodman, University College, London
30 November Pulhamite in London, 1820-2020 – How one man’s rocky creation became the fashionable garden feature of the Victorian and Edwardian era
Valerie Christman, The Pulham Legacy

14 December Wentworth Castle and Wentworth Woodhouse: Georgian rivals
Dr Patrick Eyres, Editor, New Arcadian Journal

11 January Biodiversity & the Wild West End Project: Encouraging Birds, Bees & Bats into the Heart of London
Tom Gray, Senior Ecological Consultant, Arup

25 January The Integration of Derek Jarman’s Garden
Professor Michael Charlesworth, University of Texas

8 February Too Young to be Loved? Post-war designed landscapes of London and environs
Karen Fitzsimon CMLI, landscape architect and garden historian

22 February Transatlantic slavery’s long reach: The impacts of direct and indirect slavery connections on eighteenth century estate gardens and parks
Professor Susanne Seymour, University of Nottingham

8 March Dinosaurs, Italian Terraces and Future Sustainability: Crystal Palace Park
Kathryn Whitmore, Associate Landscape Architect, AECOM and others

22 March What is Wild?
Dr Kim Wilkie, Landscape Architect

All lectures and booking online
Tickets: £4 for Gardens Trust/all County Gardens Trusts members, £6 for non-members;
season tickets £40/£60
Booking: via The Gardens Trust or London Gardens Trust