Talks

Throughout the year, we organise a number of talks in order to bring together members of our community and discuss a range of issues.

This year, we are excited to bring you in partnership with the Gardens Trust, a series of online lectures, from the comfort of your own home.

Generally our Lectures take place on alternate Monday evenings between 6pm and 7pm. There are limited numbers of tickets. Members of the Gardens Trust, London Gardens Trust or another County Gardens Trust will be eligible for a discount.

Upcoming lectures can be found here.

Tickets for our individual lectures cost – £4 for members and £6 for non-members. Alternatively you can buy tickets to the full series of 12 lectures – £40 for members and £60 for non members.

Our next lecture is

Monday 5th October 6pm

Greg Packman, Senior Tree Inspector, London Borough of Islington and former Tree Officer for the Royal Parks

Hyde Park a History of Trees

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Hyde Park is one of London’s oldest and arguably Britain’s most famous park.  It has a long and varied history that has seen continual change and evolution in its landscape and use.  From the site of a monastery to royal hunting ground and from private royal grounds to one of the first public parks for the upper classes; some of the most significant moments in British cultural and societal history have involved Hyde Park. Through the centuries of change, the trees have evolved with the landscape and are a key part of its history.  Join us for a different historical perspective on one of London’s finest and most famous public parks.