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David Marsh Lectures

By |2020-07-08T16:24:36+01:00July 8th, 2020|Categories: News|

David Marsh, who is honouring us with our AGM lecture later this year, is holding a series of lectures on behalf of The Gardens Trust. They will be held each Tuesday morning, 10-11.30 and repeated on Wednesdays at 6 p.m. Although the lectures are free of charge, booking is through Eventbrite, with contributions requested for TGT [...]

Sir Edmund Fairfax-Lucy, Bt. (1945-2020)

By |2020-04-15T10:24:07+01:00April 15th, 2020|Categories: News|

It is with great sadness that we must inform you that our President, Sir Edmund Fairfax-Lucy, suddenly passed away on Monday, 30thMarch after suffering a heart attack. He was 75. Edmund succeeded Lady Jeryl Smith-Ryland as our President in 2006. His family's long connexion with the county, as landowners at Charlecote since 1247, as well as his [...]

WGT adopts new constitution.

By |2020-04-15T10:30:55+01:00November 21st, 2019|Categories: News|

Members unanimously voted in favour of a new constitution at the A.G.M, held at the Leamington Tennis Court Club on 16th November 2020. After much thought, the committee of trustees had decided that the existing constitution had become outdated to the point of restricting the ability of the trustees to effectively carry out their duties. For [...]

Winner of WGT Photographic Competition Announced

By |2019-06-14T09:38:07+01:00June 11th, 2019|Categories: Permanent|

We are pleased to announce the winner of the 2019 Photographic Competition "Spring at Hill Close Gardens" as Nav Kukadia, who will receive a cheque for £50 for the image of  a plant barrow with extensive garden scene behind. This entry was judged to have "a really strong composition with the trees framing the scene and [...]

WGT Announces Grant to Quaker Meeting House

By |2019-06-11T17:38:08+01:00June 11th, 2019|Categories: News|

The committee is pleased to announce the award of £800 towards the proposed £30,000  reconstruction of the garden at the Quaker Meeting House in Warwick. It was felt that this garden is of sufficient public utility to justify the highest award that our constitution allows to any single project in one year: 5% of capital accumulation [...]

TGT vacancy – Historic Landscape Project Officer (part-time)

By |2019-03-19T15:47:51+00:00March 19th, 2019|Categories: News|

Vacancy at the Gardens Trust Historic Landscape Project Officer (part-time) Please find attached recruitment information for the new Historic Landscape Project Officer. The completed application form should be sent as an e-mail attachment (PDF or Word Doc) to: teresaforey@thegardenstrust.org with a subject heading of: HLPO Application. The closing date for receipt of applications is 25th March [...]

Welsh Historic Gardens Trust celebrates 30 years.

By |2019-03-19T15:18:35+00:00March 19th, 2019|Categories: News|

To celebrate 30 years of being a "national organisation campaigning to save historic gardens and parks from neglect, indifference, insensitive planning and planting, for future generations", Welsh Historic Gardens Trust is holding a conference entitled "HOW GREEN IS MY VALLEY: GARDENS AND INDUSTRY IN SOUTH WALES". 10-12 May 2019 Angel Hotel,15 Cross St, Abergavenny, NP7 5EN [...]

WGT Photography Competition 2019

By |2019-03-20T13:51:03+00:00March 19th, 2019|Categories: Permanent|

  Press Release                             Date:19th March 2019 Spring at Hill Close Gardens Warwickshire Gardens Trust & Hill Close Gardens Trust announce a new and exciting photographic competition open to all Warwickshire residents. Entries are invited of any photographic image on the theme of “Spring at Hill Close Gardens” during the month of May. The theme is open [...]

RHS publishes Capability Brown’s account book online

By |2018-12-21T10:34:05+00:00December 20th, 2018|Categories: News|

To view, please follow the link. https://www.rhs.org.uk/education-learning/libraries-at-rhs/collections/library-online/capability-brown-account-book Featured image: Lancelot 'Capability' Brown, c.1770-1775, Cosway, Richard (1742-1821)/ Private Collection/Bridgeman Images. Used as part of Capability Brown Heritage legacy.