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Winter Talk – Saving The Serpent: Jellicoe at Hemel

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Speaker:  Kate Harwood on Monday 21st February 2022 at 2.30pm on Zoom The Hemel Town Centre garden Jellicoe laid out along the river Gade has been restored. This is the story of its design, execution, decline and renaissance Hemel Hempstead was the third post-war New Town designated. Geoffrey Jellicoe was initially commissioned to design the […]

In Rural State Superior: Panshanger post Repton by Kate Harwood

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Please note. This talk is a repeat of a talk Kate Harwood gave for the HALH. Many people were sorry to have missed it or would like to hear it again, so Kate has kindly agreed to run it again. HGT is hosting it as a zoom meeting and the link is below. Join Zoom […]

Winter Talk – Garden Archaeology in Hertfordshire and Beyond with Tom Williamson

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Speaker: Professor Tom Williamson A review of the contribution that archaeology has made to our understanding of garden history in Hertfordshire and elsewhere. Tom Williamson is Professor of Landscape History at the University of East Anglia and has worked with the Hertfordshire Gardens Trust for many years. In this talk, Tom will discuss some of […]

£5 – £8

Theobalds Garden Guided Walk

Mike Drewbury (former head of the archaeologists) will lead a walk in Theobalds Garden and park, Cheshunt which will take 2/3 hours. We will meet at 10.30 for an 11 am start. To book a place please email molleralison@yahoo.co.uk

Mid Century Modern Gardens and Landscapes Course

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Each one hour lecture will take place on Thursday mornings at 10am on the following dates: 19th May, 26th May, 9th June, 16th June and 30th June. Options for Attendees: You may purchase a ticket for the entire course of 5 lectures at a cost of £15.00 for HGT members and £30.00 for non members […]

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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. Please note: this walk is currently fully booked, but you can ask to be added […]

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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