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Champagne and Sparkling Wines: talk and tasting

The Village Hall, Woolmer Green The Village Hall, Hall Lane, Woolmer Green

An evening for members and their guests with Alison Moller, HGT's wine expert: the history of Champagne; the way it is made; followed by a 'blind' tasting of 6 wines - 3 Champagnes and 3 sparkling rivals. Reservation and payment for places should be made to Alison Moller, using the ‘flyer’ which accompanies the Newsletter

£10

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

The Garden Museum 5 Lambeth Palace Road, London

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 DRAFT PROGRAMME 10.00 - 10.30 Coffee and registration 10.30 - 11.30 Dorset: Sarah Fitzgerald: Sans Souci, a ‘new’ Repton site discovered LPGT: Chris Sumner on Repton in London Lincolnshire: Steffie […]

Orchards East and Historic Orchards in Hertfordshire – Professor Tom Williamson

The Village Hall, Woolmer Green The Village Hall, Hall Lane, Woolmer Green

Tom Williamson, Professor of Landscape History at the University of East Anglia, directs HGT’s Research Group Orchards were for centuries a ubiquitous and essential feature of the rural landscape. They were also an important part of many garden designs, valued for their aesthetic and symbolic qualities. The last half century has seen a catastrophic decline […]

£5

The Water Gardens of Geoffrey Jellicoe – Kate Harwood

The Village Hall, Woolmer Green The Village Hall, Hall Lane, Woolmer Green

Kate Harwood , HGT conservation team co-ordinator,member of the conservation committee of the Gardens Trust Jellicoe was commissioned in 1947 to develop the New Town of Hemel Hempstead following a landscape appraisal by Sylvia Crowe. His design was not accepted and another design just for the water gardens was accepted much later. The gardens opened […]

£5

London Parks and Gardens Study Day – Nature’s Wonders at Fulham Palace

The day offers a chance to learn about the intense interest in botany and plant collecting in London in the late 17th and early 18th centuries, including the pre-eminent collections of the Duchess of Beaufort at Beaufort House, Queen Mary at Hampton Court, and Bishop Henry Compton at Fulham Palace, where the event is hosted. […]

£65

The Pulhams in Hertfordshire – Kate Bannister and Tina Rowland

High Leigh Conference Centre Lord Street, Hoddesden

Kate Banister and Tina Rowland are members of the HGT Research Group. Tina Rowland has recently researched the gardens and grounds at Presdales, Ware and High Leigh, Hoddesdon James Pulham and Son of Broxbourne in Hertfordshire were one of the most important firms of landscape designers in the 19th and early 20th centuries. They were […]

£5

The History of the Garden and Grounds at Wimpole Hall – Alison Moller

The Village Hall, Woolmer Green The Village Hall, Hall Lane, Woolmer Green

Alison Moller is a member of the HGT Research Group and recently completed an MA in Garden and Landscape History Situated near Royston in Cambridgeshire, the landscape and setting of Wimpole Hall are a fine example of how the evolution of the garden over many centuries can be traced on the ground in conjunction with […]

£5

HGT Bridge Day

The Village Hall, Woolmer Green The Village Hall, Hall Lane, Woolmer Green

A Bridge Day for members of the Hertfordshire Gardens Trust and their friends will be held at Woolmer Green Village Hall, near Knebworth, on Wednesday, 13th February, 2019. 10.45am for an 11.00am start A two course lunch with wine will be included and the cost of the day will be £90 for a table of […]

£90

The Recreation of the Golden Age: Arts & Crafts Gardens

The Village Hall, Woolmer Green The Village Hall, Hall Lane, Woolmer Green

This will be 6 sessions: 3 lectures at Woolmer Green Village Hall and 3 visits. The first visit will be to Easton Lodge on Wednesday May 1st using own transport. Friends are welcome to join in for this visit at £6.50 per head which includes the guided tour and coffee and home-made cake. Entry for […]

£45