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Don’t Cast a Clout! – April 23rd

23rd April 2024 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

£8.00 – £18.50
Don’t Cast A Clout! – A talk by Michael Brown

Talk Overview

How the return of the warmth of spring has been celebrated in the past with Easter and Spring traditions. The talk includes flowers and some music.

The Speaker

Michael has been interested in history and gardening for as long as he can remember. He became a qualified gardener and worked his way up to become Head Gardener at the Menagerie at Horton and later Cosgrove Hall. Later he researched medieval gardens and the uses of the plants, which was very useful when he created the medieval gardens at the Prebendal Manor at Nassington, Northamptonshire.

Michael studied for his MA in Garden History at Birkbeck, London whilst he was a full-time college lecturer in Horticulture.

Talk Details

This talk starts at 2.00pm and will be approx. 45mins – 1 hour. If you choose a cream tea or afternoon tea this will be served after the talk. Lunch bookings will be at 12.30pm.

All tickets include parking for the duration of the event and ticket type. Members, of course, benefit from free parking all day.

Lunch menu must be pre-ordered when you book. Please advise us of any dietary requirements when you book your ticket.


23rd April 2024
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
£8.00 – £18.50
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