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Cardross garden talk postponed

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Professor DanielsA PUBLIC talk hosted by the Invisible College project, which is working on improving the St Peter's College and Kilmahew area of Cardross, to be staged in the village this week has been postponed.

As part of the project's ongoing programme of activities, Professor Stephen Daniels of the University of Nottingham was to give a talk entitled 'Art of the Garden — Staging the Landscape' in Cardross Golf Club on Wednesday June 26 from 6-30-8pm. The new date is Wednesday September 18.

Helensburgh Heritage Trust members will be welcome to attend.

Professor Daniels is the author of 'Humphry Repton: Landscape Gardening and the Geography of Georgian England' (Yale University Press).

The Invisible College, an Arts and Humanities Research Council-funded partnership programme, is a research project between Glasgow-based arts charity NVA and the universities of Glasgow, Edinburgh and Strathclyde, inspired by 17th century natural philosopher and scientist Robert Boyle’s concept of the same name, which described a group of intellectuals dedicated to furthering knowledge through experimental investigation.

Last Updated ( Thursday, 27 June 2013 12:24 )  

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First 2018 Open Meeting

Mike-Thornley-wThe first 2018 Open Meeting will be held at Helensburgh Civic Centre at 7.30pm on Wednesday January 31. Mike Thornley will talk about the Glenarn garden at Rhu. Anyone interested most welcome.

Winter Talks 2017-18

  • Wednesday September 27 2017 — AGM; then Professor John Hume: History of local churches
  • Wednesday October 25 — Cleland Sneddon: Childhood holidays in Rosneath
  • Wednesday November 29 — David Bruce: Greatrex, Forger and Photographer

  • Wednesday January 31 2018 — Mike Thornley: The Glenarn Garden
  • Wednesday February 28 — Bruce and Nicola Jamieson: Developing the Mackintosh Club
  • Wednesday March 28 — Richard Reeve: A Brief History of the Rosneath Peninsula

Meetings in Helensburgh Civic Centre at 7.30pm.

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