CGT Summer Social Evening

Picnic at The Manor, Hemingford Grey Wednesday 15 June 2022 from 5:30pm-8:30pmThis event has now passed. Entry, including a glass of Prosecco or soft drink, £12 before 20 May, or £15 after 20 May, with last bookings on 8 June. Diana Boston and the CGT Council of Management warmly invite members and their guests toContinue reading “CGT Summer Social Evening”

Easton Lodge Garden Visit

Guided Tour of Easton Lodge Garden Thursday 9 June 2022 at 11:00am: entries £8.50 members and guestsThis event has now passed. As described by Alison Moller in her recent Study Day talk, Easton Lodge garden is a quintessential example of Harold Peto’s landscaping style, created for Frances Evelyn ‘Daisy’ Maynard who inherited the estate atContinue reading “Easton Lodge Garden Visit”

Titchmarsh House Gardens Visit

Guided Tour of Titchmarsh House Gardens Tuesday 10 May 2022 at 11:00amThis event has now passed. Entries £10.00 members and guests, to include refreshments on arrival and a guided tour of the gardens. Proceeds go to charity. Titchmarsh House Gardens have grown over the years from a garden of about 1 acre in 1972 toContinue reading “Titchmarsh House Gardens Visit”

Moggerhanger Park Visit

Guided Tours of Moggerhanger House and Park Tuesday 5 April 2022 at 11:00am: entries £10.00 members and guestsThis event has now passed Moggerhanger Park is a historic Georgian house, recently promoted to Grade I listing. It is recognised as the most complete surviving example of Sir John Soane’s architecture. Our guides will explore the historyContinue reading “Moggerhanger Park Visit”

Study Day 2022

Saturday 12 March 2022 from 10:00am-3:00pmStorey’s Field Centre, Eddington Avenue, Cambridge CB3 1AAFree parking in Madingley Park & Ride, Madingley Road CB3 0EX This event has now passed. Archaeology to garden history:blurring the boundaries and bringing new light Our Study Day theme, inspired by the late Christopher Taylor, will include the impact of archaeological methodsContinue reading “Study Day 2022”

Past Events 2021

Date and time Speaker Title 14 January 20217:30pm – 8:30pm Philip WhaitesRichard Gant Gardener’s Question Time 23 February 20217:30pm-8:30pm Twigs Way Ruins in the Landscape 17 March 20217:30pm-8:30pm Alan James Climate, environmental and planning challenges to our gardens and parklands 29 April 20217:30pm-8:30pm(Link available from admin) Pippa & Steve Temple From one great plague toContinue reading “Past Events 2021”

Live Talk: Kim Wilkie

Kim Wilkie is our 2021 Christmas Lecturer, recounting the 10-year restoration of the gardens at Villa La Pietra. Wednesday 8 December 2021: CGT Christmas Lecture from 11:00am-1:00pmThis event has now passed. Title Garden Ghosts. Abstract The restoration of a garden is a brutal business: such was Kim Wilkie’s comment on his 10-year project to restoreContinue reading “Live Talk: Kim Wilkie”

Zoom Talk: Gin Warren

The tomb of Thomas and Ann Drummond in the Rosary Cemetery, Norwich Thursday 18 November 2021 7:30pm-8:30pmThis event has now passed but a recording is available to CGT members and guests. Please contact admin. Title Ghastly Churchyards and Brave Men Abstract This online talk will be about the setting up of two unconsecrated, Nonconformist cemeteriesContinue reading “Zoom Talk: Gin Warren”

Live Talk: John Parker

Prof. John Parker will show stunning examples of Fynbos flowers in his talk following the CGT AGM Saturday 6 November 2021 12:00 noon – 1:00pm (approx.)This event has now passed Title Botanic Gardens of the Western Cape. Abstract The flowering world is divided into six distinct areas – the Floral Kingdoms. The Cape Floral KingdomContinue reading “Live Talk: John Parker”