Repton 200 - Calendar of Events 2018

Talks, Lectures,
Exhibitions Conferences,
Study Days

This calendar contains some of the events being planned in or around London in celebration of landscape designer Humphry Repton who died 200 years ago. Some details have yet to be published and new events will be announced as the year progresses. To check for further events visit the Repton 200 Events page on the Gardens Trust website.

Talks, Lectures, Walks

DateEventVenueOrganiserFurther information + booking
28 April 2.30-4.30pm Talk: An overview of the life and work of Humphry Repton
Tom Williamson, Professor of Landscape History and Archaeology, University of East Anglia
Bucks County Museum,
Church Street, Aylesbury Bucks HP20 2QP
Bucks Gardens Trust
18 May 7.30-9pm Humphry Repton Memorial Lecture: Humphry Repton re-visited: Approaches to the art of landscape gardening for his Bicentenary
Stephen Daniels, Professor of Cultural Geography, University of Nottingham
Aylsham Parish Church,
The Market Place Aylsham Norfolk NR11 6EL
Aylsham District & Team Ministry

19 May Lecture: The Unlikely genius of Humphry Repton
John Phibbs, garden historian
Riverhill Himalayan Gardens
Sevenoaks TN13 1SH Kent
Kent Gardens Trust events/
26 September Lecture: Revealing Repton: Approaches to the Art of Landscape Gardening
Professor Stephen Daniels, University of Nottingham
The Birmingham & Midland Institute
9 Margaret Street Birmingham B3 3BS
The Gardens Trust
6 October 2pm Walk: Humphry Repton & the Wembley Park/Barn Hill landscape
Leslie Williams, Researcher & Susan Darling, LPGT researcher
Wembley Park & Barn Hill
London Borough of Brent
London Parks & Gardens Trust
19 October Doors open at 6.30pm for lecture at 7pm Lecture: Repton's Legacy - The Red Books
Jane Bradney, garden historian and lecturer
Kellogg College,
62 Banbury Road Oxford OX2 6PN
Oxfordshire Gardens Trust

Pay at the door: £5 (members) £8 (guests and non-members) - includes a glass of wine or juice.


DateEventVenueOrganiserFurther information + booking
1 March - 31 October Repton Exhibition Stoneleigh Abbey Stoneleigh Abbey
3 May - 22 June Rethinking Repton RHS Lindley Library
80, Vincent Square London SW1P 2PE
RHS Lindley Library libraries-at-rhs/events-exhibitions
16 October - 3 February 2019 (provisional) Repton(exact title not yet notified) Garden Museum
LambethPalace Road, London SE1 7LB
Garden Museum

Conferences, Study Days

DateEventVenueOrganiserFurther information + booking
21 April 10am - 6.30pm Study Day: Humphry Repton Study Day Woburn Abbey and Gardens,
Bedfordshire MK17 9WA
Woburn Abbey and Gardens £85.00 per person including 2-course lunch and champagne reception
27 April 10am-4pm Study Day: Repton in Bedfordshire Moggerhanger Park
Park Road Moggerhanger, Beds MK44 3RW
Bedfordshire Gardens Trust /events.php
16 May Study Day: Stoneleigh and Humphry Repton Leamington Spa / Stoneleigh Abbey Warwickshire Gardens Trust / Stoneleigh Abbey http://www.warwickshiregardenstrust.
1-2 June Conference: A Prophet in his own country: 3 Repton gardens in Norfolk   Norfolk Gardens Trust SOLD OUT
6 June Study Day: Humphry Repton - A Bicentenary Celebration Henham Park
Beccles, Suffolk NR34 8AQ
Suffolk Gardens Trust
16 June 10am-4pm Study Day: Repton (exact title not yet notified)
Led by garden historians John Phibbs and Laura Mayer
Brightling Park,
Robertsbridge, East Sussex, TN32 5HH
Sussex Gardens Trust
10-11 August 2018 Summer School: The Life and Work of Humphry Repton
A two-day event which seeks to cast new light on the life and works of Humphry Repton and will consider his legacy in landscape design
Berkhamsted Hertfordshire HP4 1NS
Hertfordshire Gardens Trust
 Residential or non-residential.
Includes garden tours at Ashridge & Woburn Abbey
22 October 10am-4pm Study Day: Repton (exact title not yet notified) Cobham Hall
Near Gravesend, Kent DA12 3BL
Kent Gardens Trust
5 November Symposium: Repton - an opportunity to hear about research carried out by County Garden Trusts on Repton sites in their counties Garden Museum
Lambeth Palace Road, London SE1 7LB
Garden Museum and Gardens Trust