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  • 2022.12.08 | Cultivating Heterotopia

    Book here: https://www.history.ac.uk/events/cultivating-heterotopia-politics-ideology-and-affect-gardens

    EVENT SERIES DESCRIPTION
    "Although gardens are typically appreciated as peaceful spaces of apolitical serenity, this essay highlights how they can provide new sites and sensibilities that c...

  • 2022.12.08 | Cultivating Heterotopia

    Event: CULTIVATING HETEROTOPIA: POLITICS, IDEOLOGY, AND AFFECT IN GARDENS
    Organizer: Institute of Historical Research
    Speakers: William A. Callahan
    Tickets: Free
    Date: Dec 8th 6:00pm . Equivalent times:
    Americas - PT: Dec 8th 10:00am | ET: Dec 8th 1:00pm.
    Europe - UK: Dec 8th 6:00pm | CET: ...

  • 2022.12.08 | Lecture ‘Sheer Folly – weird and wonderful garden buildlings’

    Event: LECTURE ‘SHEER FOLLY – WEIRD AND WONDERFUL GARDEN BUILDLINGS’
    Organizer: Oxfordshire Gardens Trust
    Speakers: Caroline Holmes
    Tickets: £5 (concessions may apply)
    Date: Dec 8th 6:00pm UK Time. Equivalent times:
    Americas - PT: Dec 8th 10:00am | ET: Dec 8th 1:00pm.
    Europe - UK: Dec 8th 6...

  • 2022.12.08 | Where the Suburbs meet Utopia

    Book here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-c19th-garden-part-4-where-the-suburbs-meet-utopia-tickets-446332391197

    EVENT SERIES DESCRIPTION
    "Between 1801 and 1901 the population of England and Wales rose from 8.9 million to 32.6 million, with the majority pouring into the expanding urban fri...

  • 2022.12.13 | ‘English Garden Eccentrics’

    Book here: https://londongardenstrust.org/whatson/talks/eccentrics/

    EVENT DESCRIPTION
    "This is an entertaining look at obscure and eccentric English garden-makers who created some immensely personal and idiosyncratic gardens between the early 17th and early 20th centuries. Themes include the b...

  • 2022.12.13 | The Renaissance Revival Garden

    Book here: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/the-italian-renaissance-garden-the-renaissance-revival-garden-tickets-455246874657

    EVENT SERIES DESCRIPTION
    "The Italian Renaissance Garden is one of the greatest achievements of the western culture. Born in fifteenth century Florence it evolved throug...

  • 2023.01.10 | The Doctor’s Garden: Medicine, Science & Horticulture in Britain

    Book here: https://londongardenstrust.org/whatson/talks/doctors-garden/

    EVENT DESCRIPTION
    "As Britain grew into an ever-expanding empire during the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, new and exotic botanical specimens began to arrive within the nation’s public and private spaces. ...

  • 2023.02.23 | D.C. Mondays: Eliza Scidmore, Cherry Trees

    Book here: https://museum.gwu.edu/dc-mondays-eliza-scidmore-beyond-cherry-trees

    EVENT DESCRIPTION
    "Every age has strong, independent women who defy the gender conventions of their era to follow their hearts and minds. Eliza Scidmore (1856-1928) was one such maverick... Join writer Diana Pabst ...

  • 2023.04.18 | Planning & its role in protecting historic gardens

    Book here: https://bookwhen.com/londongardenstrust/e/ev-s122-20230418180000

    EVENT DESCRIPTION
    "This is an online lecture that will be available to watch on Zoom.
    Lecture by Andrew Croft, Director, CBA Studios, landscape, environmental and heritage practice
    An overview of how the English planni...