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WGT elects new chairman and secretary

By |2018-11-07T18:58:24+00:00November 7th, 2018|Categories: News|

At our 28th AGM, on Saturday 5th November, Matt Fattorini was elected chairman, with Carol Lane becoming honorary secretary. Carol replaces Paul Baker who understandably wishes to limit his role to membership secretary following his recent illness. Peter Warrilow continues his longstanding service as honorary treasurer. The committee welcomes Rosemary Jewel-Clarke to its ranks but otherwise [...]

New Publication

By |2018-11-12T12:02:06+00:00August 28th, 2018|Categories: Books|

On the Spot: The Yorkshire Red Books of Humphry Repton, Landscape Gardener Patrick Eyres and Karen Lynch New Arcadian Press (29.7 cms x 23.3 cms, 206 pages, 165 illustrations). Price £20  https://www.newarcadianpress.co.uk/product/on-the-spot-the-yorkshire-red-books-of-humphry-repton-landscape-gardener/   The nine Yorkshire commissions of Humphry Repton spanned the twenty years between 1790 and 1810. Patrick Eyres and Karen Lynch enlarge the knowledge [...]

Repton 200

By |2019-02-05T14:51:47+00:00July 15th, 2018|Categories: News, Permanent|

Until March 2019 we join The Gardens Trust in celebrating the work of Humphry Repton (21 April 1752 – 24 March 1818), the last great landscape designer of the eighteenth century, responsible for laying-out over 400 parks and gardens. Whilst Warwickshire has only two, Stoneleigh Abbey is without doubt one of his finest [...]

Jeremy Wright MP

By |2018-07-15T14:06:30+01:00July 10th, 2018|Categories: News|

WGT congratulates local MP Jeremy Wright on his appointment as Secretary of State at the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport. We hope he will use his new position to thwart the housing threat to the Wellesbourne Allotments which lie in his constituency of Kenilworth and Southam.

Painshill

By |2018-07-15T13:42:04+01:00June 19th, 2018|Categories: News|

The Painshill Park Trust is appealing for support against widening of the A3 to further encroach on this historically important C18 landscape garden. Dear Supporter of Painshill, First of all I would like to thank the thousands of you who have responded so magnificently to our petition. It is beginning to have some effect and already has attracted [...]

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