There will be no forum in 2014, but we hope to carry on as usual in 2015.
ATTINGHAM PARK, SHROPSHIRE
The forum 2013 was held at Attingham Park in Shropshire on the 5th October 2013. Attingham is a National Trust property, where there is a large walled garden (just under two acres) and a smaller frame-yard with working glasshouses, back-sheds and bothy. This is an on-going restoration project, which has so far brought three of the quarters of the garden back into full productivity.
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WKGN FORUM 2012. 6th & 7th OCTOBER AT HELMINGHAM HALL, SUFFOLK
A group of the attendees in the walled garden at Parham Hall, photo by Steffie Shields
The weekend Forum in Suffolk was a great success. The talks took place at Helmingham Hall on the Saturday, followed by garden visits the following day. Once again we were blessed by wonderful weather.
WKGN Forum, 1st October 2011. Dyffryn Gardens in the Vale of Glamorgan
This was our first Forum to be held in Wales. The theme was ‘Publicly Owned Gardens’ and attracted delegates from all over the UK.
You can download a report on the proceedings on the link below.
Report on Proceedings
THE INTERNATIONAL FORUM AT HAMPTON COURT PALACE, 16TH OCTOBER 2009
Our first venture of making links with productive walled gardens in Europe was a great success, with over 100 delegates, and an excellent range of speakers: from Belgium, France, Germany, and the UK.
A group of delegates in the Privy Garden
You can download a Report on Proceedings and transcripts of some of the talks:
Report on Proceedings
‘The Museum Garden at Castle Gaasbeek: the making and keeping of a living laboratory’
Herman van den Bossche
‘A Little Bit of Britain – two late 18th century walled kitchen gardens in Northern Germany’
Dr. Kristin Püttmann
The 2005 Forum, "Research, Recording and Renovation" was held at Tatton Park in Cheshire
You can download the following talks.
WALLED KITCHEN GARDEN FORUM 2004
Restoration and Sustainability
The 2004 Forum was held at West Dean Gardens, Chichester, West Sussex on 30 October.
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Download a summary of the Walled Kitchen Gardens Forum held in
Ledbury, Hereford, October 2001.