Memorial Landscapes of the First World War

Posted on March 19th, 2014 by Charles Boot
Nov ’14
10:00 am

Study Day on
Memorial Landscapes
of the First World War

At the Garden Museum
Lambeth Palace Rd, London SE1 7LB
Saturday 8 November

Our Study Day coincides with the Exhibition at the Museum on Gardens and War

Please note this event is now very nearly full. To ensure a place please  go to the Museum’s website and book on-line or call the Museum on 020 7401 8865.


10am for 10.30: Registration and coffee
10.30am Introduction by Jenifer White

Our speakers are:

10.40 Professor Paul Elliott on
What happened to our Urban Parks as a result of the War

11.15 David Lambert on
Memorial Parks and Gardens of the First World War

11.50 Jonathan Lovie on
The War Graves Commission and the role of individual landscape architects

12.25 Russell Clark on
Gardens and Gardening in the Experience of the 1st World War

1pm lunch:
includes time for a private view of the Exhibition

2pm Herman van den Bossche on
Destruction and resurrection of parks and gardens in the Ypres Salient during and after the First World War

2.40 Professor Keith Greaves on
From Armistice Day to Arbour Day: trees and woodlands in the ‘home’ memorial landscape of the Great War

3.20 Dr Katie Campbell on
20th Century memorials: the search for a new vocabulary

4pm Tea

To book either go to the Museum’s website and book on-line,
call the Museum on 020 7401 8865,
download the Booking Form for details.

All the organisations involved in Working Together, the GHS, the AGT, the Garden Museum and Parks & Gardens UK are producing events on the First World War during 2014.

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