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The Gardens Trust Planning Leaflet

The Gardens Trust has published a planning leaflet entitled 'The Planning System in England and the Protection of Historic Parks and Gardens: Guidance for Local Authorities'.

Date: 21st July 2016


The GardensTrust Vacancy

The Gardens Trust have a vacancy for an Assistant Historic Landscape Project Officer (part-time). 24.5 hours/week. £22.300 pro rata (potential for performance -related increase). See article for further information.

Date: 9th July 2016


Millichope Park NGS Open Garden

Millichope Park NGS Open Garden will be on Sunday 19th June from 2pm to 6pm and will include The Grand Opening of the Walled Garden and Restored Glasshouses. Entrance £5 per person.

Date: 19th June 2016


Study Day: An Adventure with Capability Brown

Organised by the Art Fund Shropshire Branch to celebrate the tercentenary of the birth of Lancelot 'Capability' Brown, this special on-site study day will compare and contrast two of Brown's important creations on the Shropshire borders - Weston Park and nearby Chillington Hall.

Date: 15th June 2016


Lecture: The Rediscovery of Arcadia: Capability Brown and The Pastoral Idyll

An illustrated lecture about the life and times of the renowned landscape designer Lancelot 'Capability' Brown by Gareth Williams, curator and Head of Learning to the Weston Park Foundation.

Date: 1st June 2016


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Our Historic Gardens

Shropshire has a rich heritage of parks and gardens, and the Shropshire Parks and Gardens Trust is closely involved in protecting them from inappropriate development and neglect.

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The Shropshire Parks and Gardens Trust offers an exciting programme of talks and garden visits and provides opportunities to learn about the historic development and design of gardens.

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