The Gardens Trust Online lectures

Why so special? Iconic C20 landscapes

A series of 21 online talks organised in association with FOLAR reviewing the 21 recently registered Historic England post war landscapes and gardens and their designers; all 21 for £84, or £5 each. Attendees will be sent a Zoom link 2 days prior to the start of the talk, and again a few hours before the talk. A link to the recorded session (available for 1 week) will be sent shortly afterwards.


Tuesday 11 January, 6pm: Improvement Garden Stockwood ParkKate Harwood

Tuesday 18 January, 6pm: Roper’s Garden Ed Bennis

Tuesday 25 January, 6pm: Kennedy MemorialAnnabel Downs

Week 15: 1 February, 6pm: St Catherine’s CollegeTim Richardson


Tuesday 15 February, 6pm: Fieldend Jan Woudstra

Tuesday 22 February, 6pm: Burwood Place Water GardensDominic Cole and Jan Woudstra


Tuesday 8 March, 6pm: Beth Chatto’s Garden David Ward

Tuesday 15 March, 6pm: Denmans GardenBarbara Simms and Gwendolyn van Paasschen

Tuesday 22 March, 6pm: York Gate Garden – tbc.

Tuesday 29 March, 6pm: Shute House – Kate Felus

London Gardens Trust

A series of 8 online talks, 6pm, £4 per lecture for LGT Members, £6 per lecture for Non-members; Class Pass for all 8 lectures £24 for LGT Members, £36 for Non-members.

Tuesday 11 January 2022: The translation of landscape: Brown to Repton to Olmsted, Kirkharle, London and the New World

John Phibbs, Principal of Debois Landscape Survey Group

Tuesday 15 February 2022: Parks & Gardens; Balancing the Needs of People and Wildlife in a Changing City

Mathew Frith, Director of Conservation for the London Wildlife Trust

Tuesday 15 March 2022: Hidden in Plain Sight: Fifty Fabulous Features in the Land of the Fanns

Dr Twigs Way, researcher, writer, speaker and consultant in garden history and designed landscapes

Tuesday 12 April 2022: From Royal Hunting Ground to Parks for People and Nature: A Celebration and History of London’s Parks

Paul Rabbitts, Head of Parks, Heritage and Culture at Watford Borough Council and chair of the Parks Management Association