Hello everyone, we hope you’re all settling back into your usual routine now we are well and truly into 2012!
Something to keep you occupied on a cold dark winter evening is our January newsletter which is out now! It includes information on our new exhibition on Hertingfordbury & The Greens which opens this Saturday 14th January as well as all the usual updates, news and events.
There are still places available on our new Adult Learning course: ‘Romans to Utopians: Hertfordshire gardens though the Ages’ by Kate Harwood.
It isn’t in the newsletter as it starts starts next Wednesday 18th January for ten weeks. But if you are interested please contact use ASAP on 01992 582686 or email@example.com
Dates: Wednesdays 2- 4pm January 18th , 25th; February 1st, 8th, 22nd, 29th; March 7th, 14th, 21st, 28th
Cost: £90 inclusive
The Lecturer: Kate Harwood is Lecturer in Garden History for Birkbeck College, University of London. Her subject is garden history of any period and she is teaching ‘Victorian Gardens’ at Letchworth after Christmas. Kate is also Conservation & Planning Officer for the Hertfordshire Gardens Trust and is knowledgeable about historic landscapes in Hertfordshire.
The Course: Hertfordshire has been very fortunate in having many different styles of gardens from Roman through Medieval and Tudor to 18th century landscapes, 19th century bedding out up to the many Arts and Crafts gardens and the Garden City Movement This course will explore the history of gardens over the period with examples taken from sites in Hertfordshire. It will also help you to research and discover the history of gardens yourself with the aid of maps, illustrations, Hertfordshire Archives and the internet.