Category Archives: garden history

A Community of Gardeners 1670-1800, 12 October 2021, 6.30pm

This online talk, promoted by Gunnersbury Park Museum, will last about an hour The landscape in our part of West London was defined by walled garden plots. Val Bott has studied the innovative nursery gardening families, linked by friendship, expertise, business and marriage, and will share her recent research. Book your place in advance through […]

AN ABSOLUTE PASSION: Rothschild orchid collections, 20 May 2021

This free online talk takes place on Thursday 20 May at 6.30pm. It is being promoted by the Friends of Gunnersbury Park & Museum. The event will last about an hour. There are still some places left – book a ticket here The speaker, Francesca Murray, has researched the Rothschild family’s passion for orchids. The […]

Thames Luminaries, online lecture series January & February 2021

Members may be interested in this forthcoming series of short talks on historic gardens along the Thames valley, including Hogarth’s House, Chiswick House and Boston Manor House from our patch. Full details and booking information here. The talks are free but a £5 donation is recommended, with proceeds being split equally between the participating houses. […]

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