Study day at Chiswick House
GHS Study Day at Chiswick House
Saturday 20 March, 2010
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.