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SPGT Lecture 'Rosemary Verey - her contribution and legacy to Twentieth Century gardening' by Margie Hoffnung

Margie is the Conservation Officer for the Gardens Trust. She began working with Rosemary Verey at Barnsley House while she was a Horticultural student and continued working there on and off until Rosemary's death.

Date: 17th November 2016

VCH Shropshire: Annual Lecture by Gareth Williams

Illustrated lecture:Lancelot Capability Brown - A Tercentenary Consideration of Britain's Greatest Landscape Gardener and His Shropshire Connections by Gareth J.L. Williams MA, Curator & Head of Learning to the Weston Park Foundation.

Date: 29th October 2016

SPGT Lecture: 'Revealing the Dudmaston Landscape' by Chris Gallagher

Chris is a consultant landscape historian and Vice Chairman of SPGT. He has recently undertaken a comprehensive re-assessment of the Dudmaston landscape for the National Trust and will be sharing his findings with us.

Date: 20th October 2016

The Gardens Trust Event - Westonbirt House

Free of charge training day at Westonbirt House looking at the threats facing our historic parks and gardens and examining ways in which heritage assets are being protected. Includes a tour of the beautifully preserved gardens.

Date: 20th October 2016

Heritage Update 331

Produced every two weeks by The Heritage Alliance, Heritage Update is a free current affairs briefing for the heritage sector produced as an e-bulletin. You can sign up to receive these e-bulletins at:

Date: 21st September 2016

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Shropshire has a rich heritage of parks and gardens, and the Shropshire Parks and Gardens Trust is closely involved in protecting them from inappropriate development and neglect.

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