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”

Zoom Talk: Tim Richardson

Tim Richardson will present the 2021 Margaret Helme Memorial Lecture by Zoom. Thursday 21 October 2021 7:30pm-8:30pm This event has now passed but a recording is available to CGT members and paid guests for a period of two weeks. Please contact admin. Title Cambridge College Gardens. Abstract For all who have wandered through a CambridgeContinue reading “Zoom Talk: Tim Richardson”

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”

Zoom Talk: Mark Newman

Fountains Abbey, and the 18C Studley Royal estate which followed, adapted the River Skel for their own purposes. National Trust lead archeaologist, Mark Newman, recounts key parts of the estate history. Thursday 8 July 2021 7:30pm-8:30pmThis event has now passed. Title Wonder of the North: the Aislabie family’s designed landscape at Studley Royal. Abstract BetweenContinue reading “Zoom Talk: Mark Newman”

ZOOM Talk: Pippa & Steve Temple

Left: Steve and Pippa Temple’s restoration of Impington Mill. Right: the watermill at Euston Hall. Thursday 29 April 2021 7:30pm-8:30pmGeneral notes on installing and using Zoom can be found here. This event has now passed but a link to a recording of the talk is available on application to: Title From one great plagueContinue reading “ZOOM Talk: Pippa & Steve Temple”