History of Gardens and Landscapes

Sponsored by the Friends of History of Garden and Landscape Seminar

Venue: Wolfson Room NB01, Basement, IHR, North block, Senate House unless otherwise stated

Time: Thursdays 18:00                                          

Convenors: Michael Ann Mullen, Christine Lalumia (Sotheby's Institute of Art & UCL), David Marsh, Stephen Smith

For enquiries: ihrgardenhistory@gmail.com

Summer Term 2018
DateSeminar details
26 April
Origins of the Royal Horticultural Society
Brent Elliot (Royal Horticultural Society)
Bloomsbury Room, G35, Ground Floor

10 May
The representation of country houses and gardens 1720-1845
Paula Riddy (University of Sussex)
IHR Wolfson Room NB02, Basement, IHR

24 May
Visit to Kenwood House with head gardener Dave Gibbons
Dave Gibbons
Kenwood House, Hampstead Lane, Highgate, London NW3 7JR

7 June
Work in progress 2 paper event
Marta Garcia Carbonero (Institute of Historical Research), Jean Cornell (Institute of Historical Research)
IHR Wolfson Room NB02, Basement, IHR

21 June
Formal gardening and plant collecting among the city’s 18th century merchants
Stephen Smith (Queen Mary University of London)
IHR Wolfson Room NB02, Basement, IHR