The London Parks and Gardens Trust (LPGT) is a registered charity, affiliated to the national Gardens Trust (GT). The LPGT seeks to:
A lecture by Christopher Woodward
Vauxhall pleasure gardens on the south bank of the Thames entertained Londoners and visitors to London for 200 years. From 1729, under the management of Jonathan Tyers, property developer, impresario, patron of the arts, the gardens grew into an extraordinary business, a cradle of modern painting and architecture, and a music venue vital to the careers of Thomas Arne and George Frideric Handel. Christopher explores what we can learn from Vauxhall Gardens about how we improve London’s public realm today…
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Duck Island Cottage
St James's Park
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Duck Island Cottage is currently undergoing a programme of refurbishment works, so staff will be working remotely until early November, when the works are expected to be finished. We will be collecting post as normal but we are unable to monitor telephone messages. The best way to contact us is by email - firstname.lastname@example.org.
London Historic Parks & Gardens Trust is a registered charity, no1042337, and a company limited by guarantee registered in England & Wales, no 2935176.
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The UK Holocaust Memorial and Learning Centre has been called in without a decision from Westminster City Council.
View our dedicated web page for the latest information.<p">We have been working with the Save Victoria Tower Gardens and Thorney Island Society campaign groups to oppose this application on the basis that the memorial will compromise an important green space and would be better sited elsewhere.
The Sharing Repton project is one of five national pilots funded by the National Heritage Lottery Fund. LPGT worked in collaboration with English Heritage, The Gardens Trust, and three refugee groups to engage new audiences in the care and celebration of parks and gardens. This project took place in two parts, firstly at Kenwood House and then in Russell Square. This film shows part of the project that took place in Russell Square in May 2019. We created the film to show some of the potential benefits that derive from supporting the trust, whether through membership, donations, buying tickets to Open Garden Squares Weekend or other fund-raising events.