Opened in 1840, with a magnificent neo-Classical design, Brompton is one of the finest London burial grounds. It was conceived as a garden cemetery, as much for enjoyment by the living as to cater for the dead: J. C. Loudon advised, and Neales and Forrest supplied the plants. Sally Prothero of LDA Design leads the project team for the restoration and reinterpretation of the original vision.
Monday 14 November 2016, 7-8 pm (6.30 for a glass of wine)
The Gallery, 70-77 Cowcross Street
(Entrance: through courtyard to far end, down stairs)
London EC1M 6EL
Nearest tube station: Farringdon
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London Parks & Gardens Trust
London Parks & Gardens Trust to raise awareness of the significant social, cultural, environmental and economic contribution that gardens and squares make to the capital and its inhabitants. The Trust provides a centre for education, research, and creative projects for the improvement and conservation of London’s green urban spaces.