Gardens of Court and Country: English design 1640–1730

Posted on November 12th, 2012 by Charles Boot
Jan ’13
6:30 pm

Gardens of Court and Country:
English design 1640–1730

Dr David Jacques, Garden Historian

6.30 pm, Wednesday 30 January,
The Gallery, 70 Cowcross Street

Most traditional histories of the English garden treat formal gardens as a single and unvaried period, filling the gap between the Elizabethan and the landscape garden, but David Jacques’s forthcoming book demonstrates that, by contrast, each generation made huge changes in the design of its gardens. The emergence of the landscape garden is shown in proper context, and connections are made to politics, religion, men’s fashion, gastronomy, the development of carriages, the symbolism of parks, foreign influence, and many other aspects of seventeenth and early eighteenth century life.

At The Gallery: 70 Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6EJ (Farringdon Tube Station)
Doors open at 6pm, lectures start at 6.30 pm
£8 for GHS members booking in advance; £10 for all tickets purchased at the door.
Ticket includes one glass of wine.

Season ticket for all five lectures: members £43; non members £54.
Tickets may be booked in advance by post using the Booking Form or bought at the door on the night from 6pm.
Due to the costs of administration, we regret there will be no refunds.
If you are unable to attend, please pass your ticket to someone else.

Please return your completed Booking Form to:
The Garden History Society, Winter Lectures 2013,
70 Cowcross Street, London EC1M 6EJ,
together with a stamped self-addressed envelope and your cheque for the total amount made out to The Garden History Society.
For further information and availability of seats, please contact
or phone: 020 7608 2409

Lectures at The Gallery, Cowcross Street, are supported by Alan Baxter and Associates

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