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”
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”
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”
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”
Saturday 16 November 2019 The 2019 CGT AGM was held in Fen Drayton Village Hall, where over 40 members gathered to enjoy an excellent talk by Terry Brignall on the wit and wisdom of Beverley Nichols, followed by a wonderful lunch. At the AGM Dr Twigs Way announced that she has decided to step downContinue reading “New CGT Chair”
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”
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