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: Beverley Glover

Professor Beverley Glover, CGT Patron and Director of the Cambridge University Botanic Garden Thursday 23 September 2021 7:30pm-8:30pm This event has now passed. Title The Cambridge Botanic Garden’s unique role in addressing global challenges. Abstract Cambridge University Botanic Garden was founded with a unique purpose – to support research into the science of plants. In theContinue reading “Live Talk: Beverley Glover”

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”