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17 June 2020Twenty First Century Gardens: Developments in Britain and around the World

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Twenty First Century Gardens: Developments in Britain and around the World Dr. Patricia Andrew Wednesday 17 June 2020

The lecture examines the question of what constitutes a garden in the 21st century, and charts recent, current and planned creations in Britain and abroad. Specific British gardens mentioned include Ian Hamilton Finlay’s garden at Little Sparta, Alnwick Garden, Charles Jencks’s gardens and garden architecture, and the Green Dock in the Thames Barrier Park, London. 

Dr. Patricia Andrew has been a Curator of museums and galleries in Eastbourne, Chelmsford and Durham; Deputy Director, Scottish Museums Council. She is now a heritage consultant, and lecturer to a wide range of organisations including the National Galleries of Scotland and their Friends, and on cruises. She has had many publications and  her book A Chasm in Time: Scottish War Art and Artists of the Twentieth Century (2014) won the Saltire Scottish History Book of the Year 2015.