History seminars at the IHR
History of Gardens and Landscapes
Convenors: Michael Ann Mullen, Christine Lalumia (Sotheby's Institute of Art & UCL), Dr David Marsh, Stephen Smith, Dr Janet Waymark (IHR)
For enquiries email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Venue: University of London, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU. The room for each date is stated against each date in the programme below. Because of continuing building work, the seminar has no regular meeting room this term. If in doubt about the meeting room, please check the noticeboard in Senate House Reception.
PLEASE NOTE: THE SEMINAR WILL MEET ON THURSDAY not on Friday as it did previously.
Time: Thursdays, 5:30pm
Theme for the Autumn Term is: Contemporary Representations of Gardens and Landscapes
Daniel Lobb (Garden Designer/Lecturer Arts University Bournemouth)
The Garden, the Guide Book and the Visitor Experience: How do Descriptions, Signage and Visual References Affect the Garden Visitor's Experience?
Daniel Lobb is a garden and landscape designer, has won a gold medal and the Best Conceptual Garden award at Hampton Court Flower Show and teaches part time at Arts University Bournemouth. He is studying part time for an MA in Landscape Architecture at the University of Gloucestershire.
Professor Shelley Saguaro (University of Gloucestershire)
Garden Plots: Garden History in Contemporary Fiction
Stanley Picker House seminar Follow-up Visit
A visit to Stanley Picker House has been arranged for Wednesday 23 October 2:00 This follows last term’s successful lecture by Fiona Fisher and Rebecca Preston on Stanley Picker House, Garden and Art Collection. Fiona and Rebecca will lead the visit; cost £16. If interested please email email@example.com. and you will be contacted with further details. Numbers are limited to 15.
Not Another Gardening Book! - The Perennial Allure of Horticultural Publishing
Margaret Willes spent her entire career in book publishing editing and commissioning garden books, initially in commercial houses, and latterly as the publisher for the National Trust. In 2005 she retired to cultivate her own garden and write books among them The Making of the English Gardener: Plants, Books and Inspiration, 1560-1660.
Professor John Newling (Nottingham Trent)
The Lemon Tree and Me
Ingrid Pollard (photographer/artist)
Stranger in a Strange Land: Representing Different Landscapes
Dr Lavinia Brydon (University of Kent)
Groombridge Place as Cultural Palimpsest