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July 2019

Herts Gardens Trust AGM 2019

July 11 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Barn, Serge Hill Lane, Bedmond, Herts WD5 0RZ, The Barn, Serge Hill Lane
Bedmond, WD5 0RZ United Kingdom
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This year’s AGM will be held on Thursday, July 11th, 2019 at The Barn, by kind permission of Tom and Sue Stuart-Smith. The garden will be open from 6.00pm when a glass of wine will be served. The meeting will start at 7.00pm and members are invited to stay for picnics—please bring tables and chairs (and umbrellas, if wet). A copy of the examined accounts will be published on the HGT website from the 30th June. Courtyard garden, The Barn…

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A Guided Walk around the Gardens and Grounds at Wimpole Hall

July 15 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
£5

Walk to be led by Alison Moller - Meet at Wimpole Hall (Hall Front) Alison Moller will guide us through the rich landscape of Wimpole Hall, one of the largest estates in Cambridgeshire. Starting with the magnificent view from the front façade of the South Avenue, we will take in different eras of its landscape history as we explore the park. We will cross over the lakes to visit the Folly, created in 1768 and walk as far as the…

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Garden Visit to Northamptonshire – New Date

July 24 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
£57.50

Departure from Stanborough Green, Welwyn Garden City 9.00am Our first visit is to the Old Rectory at Quinton. This is a beautiful contemporary garden of 3 acres designed by multi-award winning designer, Anoushka Feiler. Throughout the garden there are associations with its 18th century ecclesiastical origins: parterres, topiary and long walks, contrasting with 21st century features: modern materials, new planting methods and abstract installations. Sadly, the Old Rectory cannot provide refreshment, but have suggested that members may like to bring…

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September 2019

The Gardens Trust Annual Conference

September 6 - September 9
The Queens College, Oxford United Kingdom

The Gardens Trust welcomes you to our weekend conference in Oxford including visits to Oxford Botanic Garden, Christchurch and Worcester College gardens, Shotover and Nuneham Courtenay. Please scroll down for the detailed programme and further information about ticket options. Places are limited so prompt booking is recommended. The Conference opens on Friday afternoon with a guided tour of the Oxford Botanic Garden accompanied by a tasting of The Oxford Artisan Distillery’s Physic Garden gin and continues on Saturday with Christchurch…

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Heritage Open Day – Amersfort, Potten End

September 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Amersfort, a fine Arts and Craft House and garden, designed by Ernest Willmott and planted by Gertrude Jekyll. This introductory talk and guided tour of the gardens gives visitors a rare opportunity to see Ernest Willmott's early 20th century design and garden layout, with its steps and terraces, a great deal of which remains intact. We shall also learn of the colour scheme which Gertrude Jekyll planned for the all-year round effect. The aim of the design was to blend…

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Heritage Open Day – Repton’s Ashridge

September 17 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Repton's Ashridge-a guided tour of the gardens designed by Humphry Repton at Ashridge This event was put on last year to commemorate the bi-centenary of Repton's death. The tours were over subscribed. There will be a short introduction explaining Repton's plans for the gardens there followed by a guided tour showing how they were adapted and later in any way altered. The gardens at Ashridge are perhaps the best example in the county, showing Repton's ideas of garden design. The…

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Heritage Open Day – Repton’s Ashridge

September 19 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Repton's Ashridge-a guided tour of the gardens designed by Humphry Repton at Ashridge This event was put on last year to commemorate the bi-centenary of Repton's death. The tours were over subscribed. There will be a short introduction explaining Repton's plans for the gardens there followed by a guided tour showing how they were adapted and later in any way altered. The gardens at Ashridge are perhaps the best example in the county, showing Repton's ideas of garden design. The…

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Heritage Open Days – Panshanger Park

September 21 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Illustrated talk on history of Panshanger Park, looking at the Capability Brown and Repton landscapes followed by tour of stables and guided walk of site of Victorian gardens. The 30-minute talk will take place in the stables at Panshanger, followed by a tour round the stables looking at the surviving features. The walk though the historic pleasure grounds will look at the orangery and the remains of the box, dairy, and formal gardens before arriving at the Panshanger Oak. Views…

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October 2019

Reading Historic Documents with Dr Heather Falvey

October 24 @ 10:00 am - November 7 @ 12:00 pm
The Village Hall, Woolmer Green, The Village Hall, Hall Lane, Woolmer Green SG3 6XA United Kingdom + Google Map
£6

The Herts Gardens Trust has organised two sessions with expert palaeography tutor Dr Heather Falvey for anyone who would like to learn how to read documents written in the 16th-18th centuries. The two sessions will cover different aspects of the subject. They will be at Woolmer Green Village Hall, a fortnight apart, on Thursday 24 October and Thursday 7 November from 10am to 12 noon. Numbers will be limited so that everyone can sit at a desk. The charge will…

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November 2019

Winter Talk – ‘Tudor Parks in Hertfordshire’- Anne Rowe

November 18 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
The Village Hall, Woolmer Green, The Village Hall, Hall Lane, Woolmer Green SG3 6XA United Kingdom + Google Map
£5

A series of four talks for HGT members and their guests, to be held on Monday afternoons at 2.30pm. At The Village Hall, Hall Lane, Woolmer Green, SG3 6XA (Near Knebworth) Tea and coffee will be served from 2.15pm and each talk will cost £5 per person. Reservation and payment for places on the four talks should be made to Mrs Liz Carlin, 27 Highoaks Road, Welwyn Garden City, AL8 7BJ (Tel: 01707 321210) Anne is the author of two…

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