The Gardens Trust

Garden Archaeology

This course looks at excavations and research currently taking place in several important sites around the country. The course is presented by Mark Newman and Stephen Wass.

A series of 5 online talks exploring current archaeology with a 17th century bias on Tuesdays @ 10 from April 6th, £5 each or all 5 for £20.  Click here to book.

Week 1. April 6 Introduction

Week 2. April 13. Oxfordshire’s Lost Wonders

Week 3. April 20. Finding Vanished Beningbroughs

Week 4. April 27. The Water Garden at Packwood

Week 5. May 4. Seaton Delaval Hall, a Curtain Rises

Other Voices in Garden History

TGT 10-part online lecture series, £5 each or £40 for all 10 (students £15).

Register at:

Monday 12 April, 6pm: Guns and Roses: Humphry Repton at Warley Park – Advolly Richmond

Monday 19 April, 6pm: Historic Landscapes for All: Learning to Share – Linden Groves

Monday 26 April, 6pm: Learning from The Blackamoor – Dr Patrick Eyres

Monday 3 May, 6pm: The Work of Ingrid Pollard – Ingrid Pollard

Monday 10 May, 6pm: Collecting with Lao Chao [Zhao Chengzhang] – Yvette Harvey

Monday 17 May, 6pm: Telling tales about trees: the voices and stories that have helped build Africa’s Great Green Wall – Dr Camilla Allen

Monday 24 May, 6pm: Working towards inclusive Botanic Gardens – Staff from the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew and Edinburgh

Monday 31 May, 6pm: Hearing the Voices from a Human Zoo – Jill Sinclair

Monday 7 June, 6pm: Contested Landscapes: Race and the English Rural Countryside Space – Maxwell A. Ayamba

Monday 14 June, 6pm: Other Voices in Garden History Discussion Panel

Unforgettable Garden series – Wales

A series of online talks on Wednesdays @ 7 from April 7th presented in association with Welsh Historic Gardens Trust £5 each or all 4 for £16.  Click here to book

Attendees will be sent a Zoom link 2 days prior to the start of the talk. A link to the recorded session (available for 1 week) will be sent shortly afterwards.

Week 1. April 7 Hafod

Week 2. April 14 Plas Cadnant

Week 3. April 21 Aberglasney

Week 4. April 28 National Botanic Garden of Wales