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Garden History in 10 Objects
Sat 21 January 2017, 09:30 – 16:30 GMT
The day is being organized in conjunction with the Birkbeck Garden History Group. The BGHG was founded in 2002 by students of the Birkbeck College’s Garden History courses which began in 1995. The group arranges lectures and visits on Garden History. Membership is open to all those who have studied garden history or attended a BGHG Study Day, and the group especially welcomes everyone who attends today. You can find more information about BGHG at: https://birkbeckgardenhistorygroup.wordpress.com
PROVISIONAL PROGRAMME FOR THE DAY
Please note that morning & afternoon refreshments and a sandwich lunch are included in the course fee.
9.30 Registration 10.00 Wecome & Introduction
10.15: Garden history revealed in ten objects: an interactive session providing an insight into the amazing diversity of garden history - Letta Jones
12.00: A History of Gardens and gardening in 40 minutes putting the ten objects in context! - David Marsh
13.40: Valentines: the case history of a garden with an interesting historical story. - Stephen Smith
14.20: Tracing garden history with maps - David Marsh
15.30: Gerard's Herbal - a window into Elizabethan gardens.Letta Jones.
16.00: Round up of the day & what next? - Letta Jones
PLEASE NOTE THAT REFRESHMENTS & A SANDWICH LUNCH ARE INCLUDED IN THE COURSE FEE