Events & Training

15 October 2020

European Symposium on the conservation of historic kitchen gardens.

Chambord, Loire Valley, France

Information, click link below. Symposium on the conservation of historic kitchen gardens Chambord New organisation Registration for the ‘Chambord Conversations’: December 2020, February and April 2021, click link below. Registration Form – new organisation

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Forum 2019 will be held on 5th and 6th October at Cranborne Estate in Dorset.

Cranborne Garden Centre and Manor Gardens, Walled Gardens of Cranborne Chase, N. Dorset Walled Kitchen Gardens used as Garden Centres & Nurseries Program for Saturday 5th October 9:00 am Registration in the Garden Room, Cranborne Garden Centre – coffee and tea available 10:00    Welcome from Susan Campbell 10:10 – 10:40 Patrick Fairweather – ‘Patrick’s Patch-a community project making business sense’ 10:45 – 11:15 Charlotte Casella – ‘the Walled Kitchen Gardens of Cranborne Manor’ Coffee break 11:15 – 11:30 Garden Tour 11:30 – 1:30pm – a walk through Cranborne Manor gardens, and walled garden with Georgianna Campbell Lunch 1:30 – 2:15 – return to the Garden Room for buffet lunch 2:15 – 2:30… Read more »

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Forum 2018 Mount Stewart Estate in Ireland

The Walled Kitchen Garden Network’s Forum this year was held, for the first time in Northern Ireland, on the 13th and 14th of October. We were based at Clandeboye near Belfast, which was close to our main destination, the beautiful Mount Stewart Estate.  Mount Stewart does not have large enough conference facilities whereas Clandeboye could easily accommodate us. Situated on the peninsula between the Irish Sea and Strangford Loch, Mount Stewart enjoys a unique microclimate enabling many Southern Hemisphere plants to thrive. From the NT’s website;   AN EXCITING CHALLENGE. The garden team have high hopes for the walled garden. Plans include replanting the rose garden, restoring the dairy, crafting… Read more »

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FORUM 2017 .. Glasshouses

                                                                                                                                                     

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FORUM 2016 . .Community Gardening

                                                                                                                                                                      

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3rd & 4th October

Forum 2015

Croome, Worcestershire

Forum 2015 was held at Croome Court. The lectures were held in the newly restored Long Room with lunch and garden tours in Chris and Karin Cronin’s lovely adjoining walled garden.        

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5th October 2013

Forum 2013

Attingham Park

FORUM 2013 OCTOBER 5TH 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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6th and 7th October

Forum 2012

Helmingham Hall

WKGN FORUM 2012. 6th & 7th OCTOBER AT HELMINGHAM HALL, SUFFOLK 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.  

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