Zoom Lecture Season 2021

As we enter another period of lockdown, presumably to last until enough people have received the vaccine, we offer a continuation of the successful Zoom lecture programme that we launched in Autumn 2020. CGT is delighted to offer members and guests an opportunity to participate in a series of excellent talks and events. A fewContinue reading “Zoom Lecture Season 2021”

ZOOM Event: Gardeners’ Question Time

Thursday 14 January 2021 7:30pm-8:30pmAn informal evening to pick the gardening brains of our new Life MembersPlease send your queries in advance to admin@cambridgeshiregardenstrust.org.ukThis event has now passed. Title Gardeners’ Question Time Summary Philip Whaites (left) and Richard Gant (right) have kindly offered to share the benefits of their experience as Head Gardeners at twoContinue reading “ZOOM Event: Gardeners’ Question Time”

Zoom Lecture Season 2020

Following quiet months enforced by lockdown, CGT is delighted to offer members and guests an opportunity to hear a series of excellent talks covering an eclectic mix of topics. These will be streamed live on-line using Zoom and details explaining how to install and operate Zoom can be found by clicking this link. An invitationContinue reading “Zoom Lecture Season 2020”

ZOOM Talk: Sue Stuart-Smith

Wednesday 16 September 2020 7:30pm-8:30pmThis event has now passed. Please contact admin@cambridgeshiregardenstrust.org for access to the YouTube recording, available for two weeks from broadcast. Title Gardening for the Mind Abstract Combining contemporary neuroscience, psychoanalysis and compelling real-life stories, Sue Stuart-Smith will explain the remarkable effects that nature can have on our health and wellbeing andContinue reading “ZOOM Talk: Sue Stuart-Smith”

ZOOM Talk: Tom Williamson

Thursday 15 October 2020 7:30pm-8:30pmThe inaugural Margaret Helme Memorial LectureThis event has now passed. Please contact admin@cambridgeshiregardenstrust.org for access to the YouTube recording, available for two weeks from broadcast. Title New light on Repton: unlocking a system of landscape design Abstract Humphry Repton is often characterized as a rather practical designer of gardens and parks,Continue reading “ZOOM Talk: Tom Williamson”

Zoom Talk: Gillian Hovell

Thursday 10 December 2020 11:00am-12:00noonCGT Christmas LectureEvent now closed Title How Roman garden design changed gardens forever and provided the seeds for our modern garden design Abstract This engaging talk invites us to view our own modern gardens with fresh eyes. As we explore the Romans’ innovative attitudes to plants and landscapes, we discover howContinue reading “Zoom Talk: Gillian Hovell”

Social Evening at Madingley Hall

You are warmly invited to join the Council of Management from 6:30pm on Thursday 3 September 2020 for an informal light buffet, on the beautiful terrace at Madingley Hall CB23 8AQ, to celebrate the contributions made to CGT by founder members Richard Gant and Philip Whaites. The gardens will be open before and after theContinue reading “Social Evening at Madingley Hall”