Victoria Park and the Botanical Gardens in Bath are packed with champion trees, and here is a chance to learn something about some of them on a circular walk with our own dendrologist, Antonia Johnson.
The Friends have been given special permission by Ashley Hicks to visit the gardens at The Grove in Oxfordshire, the home of his father the renowned designer David Hicks. The completely re-designed garden is a stunning blend of both formal and romantic style. For a taster to the garden, you can watch a fascinating interview with David Hicks on YouTube via this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch? v=pcZSEjlS8i4.
Nathaniel Mander and the Holburne Ensemble return to play at the celebrations following the AGM and Friends’ Private View of the Stubbs in the Wild exhibition. This is an evening of wonderful music and an opportunity to hear more of the 18th Century romance between Elizabeth Linley and Richard Sheridan, followed by a party with Friends old and new.
This summer’s book sale, forty years after the ﬁrst, will be something special. There will be supporting events, including an expert giving valuations of your precious volumes. Further details on the 100 Years Here celebrations will be in the Summer Newsletter…
For four days next October an excellent guide will be introducing us to the treasures of Madrid, Segovia and El Escorial.
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