Study day at Chiswick House

Posted on December 4th, 2009 by Charles Boot
Mar ’10
20
10:00 am

GHS Study Day at Chiswick House

Saturday 20 March, 2010

SOLD OUT

Just before it re-opens its gardens to the public (after closure for restoration), we meet in Chiswick House to hear talks focusing on its restoration and future use:

Tim Richardson on
Setting the Scene: Chiswick in its political and cultural context

David Jacques on
The thinking behind the restoration

Jonathan Lovie on
Constructive conservation or excessive pragmatism? The Garden History Society’s response to Chiswick

and head gardener Fiona Crumley on
Conflict and Compatibility: The challenge of looking after an historic landscape which is also a public park

followed by a guided tour of the garden after lunch.

Price: £39,non-members £49, a limited number of student places are available on application. The price  includes lunch & other refreshments. Please note that numbers will be restricted by reason of the limited capacity of the house so early booking with the Booking Form is recommended, it gives full details of the programme and costs.