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: Beverley Glover

Saturday 7 November 2020 12:00noon-1:00pmFollows the AGM, starting at 11:30amJoining details will be sent out by invitation email nearer the time.Zoom help can be found here. Title CU Botanic Garden and its unique role in addressing global challenges Abstract To follow. Our Speaker Prof. Beverley Glover came to Cambridge in 1996 after a PhD atContinue reading “Zoom Talk: Beverley Glover”

Zoom Talk: Gillian Hovell

Saturday 10 December 2020 11:00am-12:00noonCGT Christmas LectureJoining details will be sent out by invitation email nearer the time.Zoom help can be found here. Title How Roman garden design changed gardens forever and provided the seeds for our modern garden design Abstract To follow. Our Speaker After graduating in Latin and Ancient History from Exeter University,Continue 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”

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”

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”