Action Against Destructive Development, Eastleigh – Guiness World Record Attempt

  Would you and your family and friends like to be official Guinness world record breakers? If so, now is your chance! Come and support Action Against Destructive Development’s campaign and be part of an official attempt to break the Guinness world record for the largest gathering of people dressed as trees (currently 1,000 people!). […]

Hampshire Gardens Trust seeks new Chair of Trustees

Hampshire Gardens Trust seeks new Chair of Trustees Are you a positive and enthusiastic individual who has a love and knowledge of gardens, an interest in public spaces and parks and an understanding of related environmental and planning issues? If the answer is yes, then please click here to find out how to apply for […]

Book Review by Valerie Joynt – ‘Ichnographia Rustica: Stephen Switzer and the Designed Landscape’ by William Alvis Brogden

Ichnographia Rustica: Stephen Switzer and the Designed Landscape by William Alvis Brogden Published by Routledge, March 2016 In 1973 Bill Brogden presented his doctoral thesis on a then virtually unknown garden writer of the early-eighteenth century – Stephen Switzer. Surprisingly little published research has been done in the intervening years; it has been a long […]

HGT Newsletter, Spring 2018 No. 5

please click on the attached link Hampshire Gardens Trust Newsletter Spring 2018 No.5

Painshill Petition – A3 redevelopment – your help is needed

Painshill – A3 redevelopment You will be aware I’m sure of the proposed A3 road redevelopment near RHS Wisley, but this road scheme will also impact on historic Painshill, one of the most important and significant landscape gardens in the country. They are asking for our support in signing a petition to protect Painshill. Click […]

The Gardens Trust VISIT TO RIVINGTON TERRACED GARDENS – SATURDAY 12 MAY 2018

Have you had enough of Repton? Here is an opportunity to enjoy something completely different: Mawson and Leverhulme’s piece de resistance, Rivington, is a magical place of ravines, winding paths, magnificent bridges and faded grandeur and an incredibly significant piece of our national historic designed landscape. For further information, please see attached Flier:      Rivington New […]

Spring/Summer Events Listings 2018 No. 8

Please see below Spring/Summer Events Listings 2018 No. 8 and accompanying application form: Spring Summer Events Listings 2018 No 8 EVENTS APPLICATION FORM Spring Summer Events Listings 2018 No 8

Celebrate Humphry Repton’s Bicentennial Year with Woburn Abbey

Celebrate Humphry Repton’s Bicentennial Year with Woburn Abbey Woburn 2018 Groups brochure update Our new exhibition explores the fascinating relationship between Repton and one of his greatest clients, The Duke if Bedford. On public display for the first time will be his most elaborate and comprehensive ‘Red Book’, his famous presentation document of proposed designs. […]

Northern Ireland Study Tour 5 to 11 August 2018

To CGT Main Contacts Northern Ireland Study Tour – 5 to 11 August 2018 Members who wish to join the Study Tour to Northern Ireland from 5th -11th August are advised to book as soon as possible as there are only a few places remaining and the hotel needs to have the room reservations confirmed […]

Spring/Summer Events Visits 2018 – Dates For Your Diary

Dear Hampshire Gardens Trust Member Please find below preliminary dates for Events Team visits for the first half of 2018. The Events Listings publication will follow shortly which will contain full details on these visits. Should you have any queries, please do not hesitate to get in touch with me. With best wishes Caroline Hubble […]

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