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Repton Discoveries Symposium: to be chaired by Prof. Tom Williamson and Stephen Daniels

November 5, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 7:30 pm

Discovering the Real Repton

Chairs: Stephen Daniels and Tom Williamson

A Symposium to highlight the work done by the County Gardens Trusts for Repton’s bicentenary


10.00 – 10.30

Coffee and registration

10.30 – 11.30

  1. Dorset: Sarah Fitzgerald: Sans Souci, a ‘new’ Repton site discovered
  2. LPGT: Chris Sumner on Repton in London
  3. Lincolnshire: Steffie Shields Water in the Landscape: Rediscovered Red Book for Normanton Park

11.30 – 12.30

    1. Hertfordshire: Toby Parker on Repton and East India Company Patronage
    2. Yorkshire: Patrick Eyres Repton and the War Profiteers
    3. Sussex: Judy Tarling on An Evening’s Entertainment in Sussex

6b. The Glees

30 mins questions/discussion

13.00 – 14.15 Lunch

Free time to explore exhibition and displays

14.15 – 15.15

  1. Kent: Hugh Vaux on Montreal: a Repton landscape interpreted
  2. Buckinghamshire: Claire de Carle Parrots, Pineapples and Pȗckler
  3. Wales: Glynis Shaw: Good Taste and Druids, Repton in Wales

15.15 – 16.05

  1. Surrey: Sarah Dickinson on tracking down a Hardenburg and what would have been planted in it (18c plantings)
  2. Hertfordshire: Kate Harwood Jack the Giant-Slayer: Restoration of a Repton landscape
  3. Linden Groves: HLF Project


Tom Williamson: What we have learned about Repton this year: round-up
30 mins questions/discussion

17.00 – 19.30

Drinks reception

Further details will be available from the Gardens Trust: kateharwood@thegardenstrust.org

The Garden Museum, 5 Lambeth Palace Road, London SE1 7LB


November 5, 2018
10:00 am - 7:30 pm


The Garden Museum
5 Lambeth Palace Road
London, SE1 7LB
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