Study Day 2020

Saturday 7 March 2020, at Hemingford Abbots Village Hall, 10:00am-4:00pm (Event now closed) How Green Was My City Our theme, paraphrasing Richard Llewellyn, examines the role, effectiveness and sustainability of green ‘lungs’ in an urban context. We are sure you will enjoy lively discussion with our eminent speakers and relax over a hearty lunch withContinue reading “Study Day 2020”

Margaret Helme Legacy

We are sadly missing one of our longest-standing members since Margaret Helme passed away in June 2018, a well liked member and a firm CGT supporter. Charles Malyon recalls that Margaret ‘was a very generous, loyal, warm-hearted and supportive member of our Trust. A regular at so many visits, when good friendships have been madeContinue reading “Margaret Helme Legacy”

Christmas Lecture 2019

Tuesday 3 December 2019 from 10:30am-12:30pm (Event now closed) The Secret Life of the Georgian Garden The CGT Christmas Lecture for 2019 will be given by Dr Kate Felus. Dr Felus is a garden historian and historic landscape consultant. She researches designed landscapes of all periods, but specialises particularly in 18th and early 19th centuryContinue reading “Christmas Lecture 2019”

Volunteer of the Year

7 September 2019 The Gardens Trust has recently instituted a ‘Volunteer of the Year’ award, named after Gilly Drummond, who has done so much herself for garden history and who played a key role in launching Cambridgeshire Gardens Trust. This year, the award went to two volunteers: Juliet Wilmot of Wiltshire GT and Judith ChristieContinue reading “Volunteer of the Year”

Kirtling Picnic in the Pews

Tuesday 18 June 2019 As it happened, the rain came for our summer event at Kirtling Tower but, with true Dunkirk spirit, we made a tactical retreat for a wonderful picnic in the pews of Kirtling All Saints’ church. With memorable speeches from CGT chair, Twigs Way, and Gardens Trust Life Vice-President, Gilly Drummond, weContinue reading “Kirtling Picnic in the Pews”