2015 Regional Forum of West Midlands Gardens Trusts

28th October 2015

This year's forum will be hosted by Shropshire Parks and Gardens Trust and will take place on Wednesday 28th October at Shropshire Wildlife Trust Headquarters, 193 Abbey Foregate, Shrewsbury SY2 6AH between 10.00am and 4.00pm. 

The Wildlife Trust Headquarters are in historic buildings on the opposite side of Abbey Foregate from Shrewsbury Abbey and close to English Bridge.  If arriving by train the venue is about a 15 minute walk from the station,.  Car parking is available next to the venue in the Abbey Foregate car park (pay and display £2.70 all day). 

During the morning speakers and discussion will focus on current planning issues surrounding historic landscapes, especially from renewable energy applications. There will be a round-up of current cases from across the region.

After lunch there will be a presentation followed by questions and discussion about the newly formed Gardens Trust.  This will be followed by a session featuring local Historic Environment Records and opportunities for research and recording.

Pre-booking is essential and if you would like further details and a booking form please contact Liz Handley lizkhandley@gmail.com  01939 220335.

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