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Mid Century Modern course – Training the Nation with Alison Moller

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Week 2: May 26th with Alison Moller – Training the Nation – The new Universities and revamped campuses of the mid century. White Heat of Technology – The input of landscape architects: Brenda Colvin, Sylvia Crowe, Geoffrey Jellicoe and others into landscaping power stations, roads, factories and other industrial sites. Tickets for this individual lecture […]

£15 – £30

Mid Century Modern course – The Modernist Art Movement of the 1920s

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Week 3: June 9th with Kate Harwood – The Modernist Art Movements of the 1920s – The influence of art movements such as abstractionism, cubism, expressionism on post war landscapes and the work of Philip Hicks, Frederick Gibberd, Geoffrey Jellicoe, Richard Sudell and others. The Room Outside – John Brookes’ room outside and courtyard designs. […]

£15 – £30

Mid Century Modern course – The Garden Designers with Kate Harwood

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Week 4: June 16th with Kate Harwood – The Garden Designers – Private gardens by Geoffrey Jellicoe, Brenda Colvin and Sylvia Crowe. Tickets for this individual lecture are available for £3.00 for HGT members and £6.00 for non-members via the Eventbrite link here Options for Attendees: You may purchase a ticket for the entire course […]

£15 – £30

Gorhambury Garden Visit

A morning tour of the garden at Gorhambury led by Gill Hewis, Head Gardener and a visit to Lady Verulam’s garden at Maynes Farm on the estate will follow. Refreshments will be provided and the visit should end by 1pm. The cost will be £15 for members and £18 for non-members and emails should be […]

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Mid Century Modern course – The Plantsmen and Women with Kate Harwood

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Week 5: June 30th with Kate Harwood – The Plantsmen and Women – The amateur gardeners who were gifted plants people and developed gardens in the mid-century, some of which have been added to the Historic England Register. The Spencer family, Beth Chatto, Joyce Robinson, Margery Fish, Christopher Lloyd and others. Tickets for this individual […]

£15 – £30

Forty Hall/Elsyng Palace with Martin Dearne

A walk around Forty Hall/Elsyng Palace with Martin Dearne and organised for HGT by Alison Moller. The cost for this walk is £5 and £8 for non-members and for payment details emails should be addressed to molleralison@yahoo.com

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Garden tour of Wrest Park

Wrest Park, Silsoe, Bedfordshire

A tour of the gardens at Wrest Park, Bedfordshire led by Gill Hannington, a researcher at Wrest Park and new member of the Events team, who will describe the history of the gardens. The cost will be £5 for members and £8 for non-members and for payments details, emails should be addressed to ghannington@hotmail.co.uk Wrest […]

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