FOLAR Friends of the Landscape Archive at Reading

Community Landscapes – Top Down or Bottom Up? a series of five online talks by FOLAR and the Gardens Trust on different approaches to community engagement with existing and new landscapes.

Starting Wednesday January 10th – booking and more information here

History of Gardens and Landscape Seminar, IHR:

Also find a new book published from the History of Gardens and Landscapes  seminar at the IHR

Conversations in Garden History, New Research, New Ideas, New Approaches


Compton Verney – a new exhibition for 2024

This exhibition will explore the relationship between art, gardens and landscape through a beautiful array of paintings, drawings and sculpture from across the country. Featuring paintings by Claude Lorrain, Nicolas Poussin and JMW Turner, plans by some of the greatest garden designers in history, such as Capability Brown, as well as contemporary works by Anya Gallaccio and Ian Hamilton Finlay, this exhibition will allow you to consider the enduring relationship between art and landscape up to the present day and beyond

The Alpine Garden Society has a programme of events, zoom lectures, seed exchanges and regional groups

The Cottage Garden Society has a North Oxford Group

The Oxford Botanic Garden runs a series of lectures all through the year.

The Oxford Special Interest Group The Oxfordshire Flora Group specialising in plant identification meetings

Oxford College of Garden Design