Mistletoe and More

Tuesday 1st December 10:00  to register

Aislabie @ 350

Friday 4th December 19:00  to register

The Grand Tour

Tuesday 8th December 18:00 to register

Unforgettable Gardens

A four-part weekly lecture series celebrating Unforgettable Gardens.  The gardens being explored are Westonbirt, Dyffryn, York Gate and Strawberry Hill.

Starting Tuesday 3rd November 10 00am. £16 for the series.  Book on eventcube here

The Mediaeval Garden

A six-part weekly lecture series starting Thursday 12th Nov at 10 00am, with Caroline Holmes and David Marsh. £30 for the series.  Book on event cube here

Provisional outline programme

Nov 12th: Introduction: Evidence, Ideas & Symbolism – Caroline & David

Nov 19th: The Mediaeval Landscape Garden – David

Nov 26th: Monastic Gardens – Caroline

Dec 3rd: Sacred and Profane: The Hortus Conclusus and Courtly Love – Caroline

Dec 10th: Practicalities of gardening – David

Dec 17th: The Mediaeval Legacy – Caroline and David

IHR History of Gardens and Landscapes Seminar

Autumn Programme 2020  via Zoom


26 Nov Dr Katrina Navickas
Greening London: the impact of the crisis of the Second World War on the open spaces in the capital

10 Dec Dr David Jaques
Success or Failure – what was the point of Country Parks?

Thursdays 18:00; Contact: gardenhistory.ihr@gmail.com


The Evolution & Origins of Plants

Gardens Trust 12-week online course with a slant towards the questions ‘where did the plants in my garden come from and ‘why do they look this way?’, presented by Dr Mark Spencer, formerly at the Natural History Museum, and now the Hon. Botany Curator at the Linnean Society of London. 90-mins (max) sessions, Wednesday afternoons, 2pm – 3.30pm, starting on 9th September. £60  To book

Winter lecture Series 2020-21

The Gardens Trust and London Gardens Trust have organised jointly a winter lecture series 2020/21 available to book as individual lectures or the series. As County Garden Trust members, we are eligible to receive discounts (£4 per lecture or £40 for the series of 12). The first lecture is on 5th October. Please click on the link below to see the series. There are  booking details at the end of the page.

London Gardens Trust events: https://londongardenstrust.org/whatson/talks/

Or see: http://thegardenstrust.org/event/winter-lecture-series-season-tickets/

The Gardens Trust also organises other lectures: http://thegardenstrust.org/events/

Gresham College

The Secrets of Darwin’s Greenhouse
Professor Jim Endersby
Monday 8th February 2021, 6pm – 7pm  Bernard’s Inn Hall.  Booking information.
The lecture is part of a series Darwin’s Descent: Monkeys, Orchids, Myths
Reservations are required for this lecture. In person reservations will be available closer to the event. Sign up to our email newsletter for updates: https://www.gresham.ac.uk/newsletter/

Birkbeck Garden History Group: Monthly Covid 19 Garden Quiz


English Heritage blogs on gardens: