Women Gardeners c.1500-2000


The study day stems from two exhibitions currently on display at National Trust properties. Dr Catherine Horwood’s Gardening Women at Sissinghurst until 21st October and Dr Alice Strickland’s The Triumph of Hope at Nymans until Sunday 28th October. This event is part of the National Trust’s Women and Power programme for 2018.

10.30-11.00 Registration

11.00 Introduction by Catherine Horwood and Alice Strickland

11.15 – 11.30 Talk by Catherine Horwood on her book and exhibition Gardening Women

11.30 – 12.40 Session 1 (4 papers + 10 min Q&A)

12.40 Lunch (please bring your own)

13.15 Session 2 (3 papers + 10 min Q&A)

14.10 Break

14.20 Session 3 (4 papers + 10 min Q&A)

15.30 Tea

15.45 Group discussion drawing on themes discussed in papers

16.45 Summary of day including Kate Nicholl (Garden Training Specialist, National Trust)

17.00 End


You can find more information here.

Please RSVP Alice.Strickland@nationaltrust.org.uk to confirm your place.



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