Humphry Repton in Greensand Country. 3/4 series of webinars on the theme of Historic Parklands in Greensand Country
Wednesday 19th May 2021 19:30 - 20:45
Doors open: 7:15 pm
The third of four webinars exploring the theme of Historic Parklands in Greensand Country at landscape level. The Greensand Country landscape has the highest concentration of historic parklands in the country. The third webinar in the series groups together parklands across Greensand Country which have been influenced by Repton. The presentation will be delivered by Felicity Brimblecombe, Beds Garden Trust.
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Title: Humphry Repton in Greensand Country
Speaker: Felicity Brimblecombe
Woburn Abbey, The Hazells, Moggerhanger Park and Battlesden Park are the main locations in Greensand Country where Repton was called in. What did he advise? What was completed? What remains?
About the Speaker:
Felicity Brimblecombe is an active member of Beds Garden Trust with an MA specialising in gardens and parklands in Bedfordshire. Following retirement from scientific research and teaching, Felicity started as a gardener on a project to rejuvenate a walled garden at the Luton Hoo Estate. She then changed to research and specialised in finding the gardeners who worked on the estate.