Please see below an email from East Coker Gardening Club regarding a course which may be of interest -
Key Historical Influences on English Garden design
This six week course is designed to introduce students to the main influences which shaped our English garden style though history where students may be able to use this to evaluate gardens already visited or for future garden trips.
The tutor, Marion Dale, will review each week the legacy of Italian and French Renaissance, formal Tudor, Elizabethan and Dutch gardens, including Landscape and Victorian styles to the Arts and craft movements till today.
Examples of specific gardens, social, cultural and political factors and students are encouraged to discuss and participate.
Marion is an RHS garden designer with a passion for English Garden History.
Location East Coker village hall, Halves Lane, BA22 9BS
Thursday 16th January - March 5th 2020. ( there will be a break for half term) 2pm – 3.30pm.
Course fee £33 Ref:- C3530595
To register:- wea.org.uk or tel:- 0300 303 3464
Local contacts:- Viv Ford 01935 863954, Jayne Jones 01935 862385 or Gill Evans 01935 862703