Fun Introduction to Garden History in Ten Objects

Saturday, November 4th, 10am-4pm

Holme Pierrepont Hall, Holme Lane, Holme Pierrepont, NG12 2LD

Interested in gardens? Want to know more about their history, who made them and why? Come and find out more at this fun day with a serious purpose! Hands-on investigation of some garden-related objects and lively illustrated lectures; opportunities for discussion and ideas for further reading and research.

Join Garden Historians David Marsh and Philip Jones at this Nottinghamshire Gardens Trust event at Holme Pierrepont Hall, including a guided tour of its beautiful gardens by owner, Robert Brackenbury.

Tickets £20 for Friends of Nottinghamshire Gardens Trust, £25 for non-members (children under 15 free), plus Eventbrite booking fee. 

Booking through Eventbrite

Draft Programme

 10.00         Registration and tea

10.30         Introduction, Nottinghamshire Gardens Trust

 10.40         Garden History in Ten Objects – David Marsh

 12.00         A History of Gardens and Gardening in 40 minutes, putting the ten objects in context – David Marsh

 12.45         Lunch

 13.45         Tour of Holme Pierrepont Hall gardens

 14.45         An Introduction to the Historic Gardens of Nottinghamshire – Philip Jones

 15.15         What have we learned / what can we do next?  – David Marsh & NGT

 15.30         Tea and close