A Panorama of Parks

Posted on January 7th, 2010 by Charles Boot
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A Panorama of Parks

GHS/OUDCE joint study weekend
at Rewley House, Oxford

Friday 22 to Sunday 24 October 2010

The weekend will consider the development of parks physically and conceptually over the centuries, from medieval to modern and private to public and includes a visit to the University Parks.

Speakers are:
David Lambert on The Heritage Lottery’s lost heritage: public parks undone?;
Stephen Mileson on Medieval parks as ‘designed landscapes’;
David Jacques on Park making 1600–1750: the gap in our knowledge;
John Steane on An Introduction to the University Parks, followed by tour;
Hazel Conway
on Victorian parks: is the grass still greener?;
Janet Waymark
on From Mawson to Hitchmough: aspects of public parks in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries;
Patrick Eyres on The evolution of the sculpture park.

Residential: £285, non-residential (but with meals): £160

Organised by OUDCE, for further details and prices contact:
The Short Courses Administrator,
OUDCE, 1 Wellington Square, Oxford OX1 2JA
Tel: 01865 270 380
or email: ppdayweek@conted.ox.ac.uk

For full details or dowload the booking form