Bramshill Park – Now registered Grade 1 Listed – September 2017

Bramshill Park – Now registered Grade 1 Listed Hampshire Gardens Trust is pleased to announce that Bramshill Park has been Historic England registered from Grade II* to Grade 1, thanks to Sally Miller, Chair of the Research Group, who applied successfully to Heritage England for the upgrade. Her application drew upon the Trust’s knowledge of […]

HGT AGM – Tickets Still Available

Hampshire Gardens Trust – 33rd Annual General Meeting Rookesbury Park School, Wickham – Saturday 7th October 2017 We have seats available for our AGM being held this Saturday 7 October Guest Speaker: Rosemary Baird Andreae FSA “From Charitable Apothecary to Country Squire: the Garniers at Rookesbury” Please see attached Invitation and supporting documentation for further […]

Garden History Tuesday Talks 2017 – Final Talk Tuesday 17 October – THE HISTORY OF THE BRITISH ROCK GARDEN by Janice Bennetts

Garden History Tuesday Talks 2017 at the Hampshire Record Office Sussex Street, Winchester SO23 8TH (Close to the station and park and ride buses) Tickets are still available for the last talk in our 2017 programme Tuesday 17 October, 2.00 – 3.00 pm The History of the British Rock Garden Speaker – Janice Bennetts Alpine […]

Hampshire Gardens Trust Annual General Meeting – Saturday 7 October 2017

Please find attached information on our forthcoming Annual General Meeting to be held on Saturday 7 October at Rookesbury Park School, Wickham. 33rd HGT AGM Papers Sat 7 October 2017 Should you have any questions, please contact our Administrator Caroline Hubble on 01794 367752 or via email on admin@hgt.org.uk  

BOOK REVIEW: Steffie Shields, Moving Heaven and Earth: Capability Brown’s Gift of Landscape

BOOK REVIEW by Georgina Craufurd Steffie Shields, Moving Heaven and Earth: Capability Brown’s Gift of Landscape (Unicorn  (2016); 288 pp., ISBN 9781910787151. Rather than a sequential history of the life of Lancelot Brown (1716-1783), the author treats his life’s work thematically, in chapters headed ‘Clients, surveys and proposals’ (chapter 6) or ‘Lake-making’ (chapter 7).  It […]

Garden History Tuesday Talks Reminder – ‘Remarks on Forest Scenery’, the Revd. Gilpin, the Picturesque and the New Forest – 19 September 2017

Garden History Tuesday Talks 2017 Tickets are still available for the following talk:   Speaker – Sally Miller Tuesday 19 September, 2.00 – 3.00 pm at The Cinema, Hampshire Record Office, Sussex Street, Winchester SO23 8TH  William Gilpin popularised a taste for picturesque – natural, wild, untamed landscapes in their various forms.  In 1778 he […]

HGT Newsletter, Summer 2017 No. 4

Please click on the attached link to read the Hampshire Gardens Trust Newsletter, Summer 2017 No. 4:Hampshire Gardens Trust Newsletter Summer 2017 No. 4

A new home for Parks & Gardens UK with Hestercombe Gardens Trust

For immediate release A new home for Parks & Gardens UK with Hestercombe Gardens Trust Parks & Gardens UK is entering an exciting phase in its development at its new home with the Hestercombe Gardens Trust. In September 2016 Parks & Gardens UK (P&GUK) with Hestercombe Gardens Trust received £97,900 from the Heritage Lottery Fund […]

The Gardens Trust Conference 31 August – 3 September 2017

What better way to end the holiday season than a long weekend in Plymouth looking at and learning about the fascinating gardens in the area? A warm welcome awaits you from old friends and new at the Gardens Trust Conference, which takes place from 31 August to 3 Sept.  You may have missed recent updates […]

Painshill Park Annual Conference – Wednesday 20 September 2017

Painshill Park are delighted to announce that they will be hosting their annual conference here at Painshill, on Wednesday 20th September! An informative and stimulating event, the focus of this year’s conference is ‘The Temple in the Landscape – Italy and the English Landscape Garden’. They would be delighted if you could join them, and […]

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