San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
‘Keeping the Memory Green': Records of Small Gardens
British Records Association Annual Conference jointly with The Gardens Trust
10.30 Liz Taylor/Brent Elliott (Royal Horticultural Society): Small Gardens in the Lindley Library Collections and in the Gardening Press.
11.25 Sally Williams (London Parks and Gardens Trust): Finsbury Circus Gardens, from Moorfields to Crossrail - Researching London’s Parks and Gardens for the LPGT Inventory.
11.50 Margaret Willes (author of 'The Gardens of the British Working Class'): Here Today, Gone Tomorrow: The Ephemeral Character of Ordinary People’s Garden Experience.
12.30 BUFFET LUNCH and opportunity to see a display of selection of archives relating to small gardens from the Linnean Society Library.
13.40 Toby Parker (Haileybury/Writtle College): Lost in the Long Books: Eighteenth Century College Gardens in Oxford.
14.20 Matti Watton (Lambeth Palace Library): Seven Hundred Years since a Spade Cost Sixpence: Records of the Lambeth Palace Garden.
15.00 BREAK FOR TEA OR COFFEE
15.25 Dr Lesley Acton (Conservation and Heritage Consultant): Allotment Gardens: Research Challenges and Surprising Discoveries.
16.05 Ruth Frendo (Garden Museum): Creative Vegetable Gardening: Joy Larkcom and the Grow-Your-Own Revolution.
There will be an opportunity for questions and discussion after each paper.
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The Gardens Trust was formed by the merger of the Association of Gardens Trusts (AGT) and the Garden History Society (GHS) on Friday 24th July 2015.