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Urbs in Rure: The “Trifling” Pursuit of Town Gardening in Georgian England

14 October, 2019 @ 4:00 pm 5:30 pm

Note the earlier than usual start time and different venue.

To be presented by Dr Todd Longstaffe-Gowan
Landscape Designer and Historian. Gardens Advisor to Historic Royal Palaces

Dr Longstaffe-Gowan is the President of the London Parks and Gardens Trust. A landscape architect with an international practice he has advised on many public and private historic gardens, including the National Trust and English Heritage historic landscapes. He is also gardens’ adviser to Historic Royal Palaces, and his work includes Kensington Palace and Hampton Court. He has a strong interest in the sculptural and dramatic potential of landscapes and in the ways in which their aesthetic possibilities relate to the uses for which they are destined.

In Partnership with Leicester Georgian Interest Group

The lecture will be held in the Hansom Hall at:

Adult Education College, 50-54 Belvoir St, Leicester LE1 6QL

Adult Education College, 50-54 Belvoir St,
Leicester, LE1 6QL United Kingdom
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0116 454 1900
https://www.leicester.gov.uk/schools-and-learning/adult-skills-and-learning/