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Senate House [North Block]

Malet Street

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WC1E 7HU

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2018 is the bicentenary of Humphry Repton's death. Repton has had a mixed critical reaction, especially since he was long overshadowed by Capability Brown in the broad accounts of garden history, but more recently he has begun to emerge as a very significant figure, both theoretically and socially, in his own right. This course running over 11 weeks [its not 12 because Easter is early] aims to put Repton into context and to show him as someone who was very much of his time, capable of responding to changing fashion and taste, but who also knew how to guide his clients.

There will be a series of class based lectures at the IHR on Tuesday mornings and some visits to Repton sites.

PROVISIONAL PROGRAMME.

Jan 9 Humphry Repton and his predecessors. Stephen Smith

Jan 16 Repton, his style and and the economy of estates Stephen Smith

Jan 23 Repton's life Letta Jones

Jan 30 Repton's books on gardening. ALL DAY including Visit to the LIndley Library Letta Jones

6 Feb Repton and his world - Sociability, house and garden visiting David Marsh

13 Feb Visit to Panshanger in Hertfordshire Kate Harwood TIMING TBC probably 2-3 hrs + travel time

20 Feb Repton and contemporary literature Stephen Smith

27 Feb Visit to Wanstead Sally Jeffery TIMING TBC probably 2-3 hours + travel time

6 March Repton in London plus a play reading! Stephen Smith ALL DAY

13 March Visit to Kenwood Letta Jones

20 March Repton's Legacy Stephen Smith

We often have a waiting list for places on our courses so if you book a place but are unable to use it for any reason, then email us and we will try and resell it if we can. In that case we will be happy to refund your payment less Eventbrite's fees, otherwise we regret we cannot offer a refund. In the unlikely event of a cancellation of a lecture for any reason we will endeavour to arrange a replacement session as soon as possible.


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