Keeping the Memory Green: Records of Small Gardens BRA Conference 2016

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Linnean Society Of London

Piccadilly

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W1J 0BF

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‘Keeping the Memory Green': Records of Small Gardens

2016 Annual Conference of the British Records Association jointly with The Gardens Trust

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10.00-10.25 Registration

10.25 Welcome

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: 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 Lesley Acton: Allotment Gardens: Research Challenges and Surprising Discoveries.

16.05 Ruth Frendo (Garden Museum): Creative Vegetable Gardening: Joy Larkcom and the Grow-Your-Own Revolution.

16.45 CLOSE


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Linnean Society Of London

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W1J 0BF

United Kingdom

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