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Vacancy – Head of Marketing and Commercial

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We are looking to recruit a Head of Marketing and Commercial, if you are interested in applying for the job please visit our vacancies page for further information.

RHS Veitch Memorial Medal awarded to Gillian Barlow


Gillian Barlow is the Deputy Chairman of the Garden’s Florilegium Society and is also the Keeper of the Painting Collection. We are delighted to announce that the RHS have awarded Gillian with their prestigious Veitch Memorial Medal. This award is

Snowdrop – a poem by John Armstrong

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The Garden is delighted to share this poem written by local poet John Armstrong. A special tribute to the snowdrop written for the Garden. Snowdrop by John Armstrong Fearless fragile, and wondrous winter flower, Lonely lantern bearer, in the darkest

Introducing Caitlin and Tessa’s RHS Show Garden


Caitlin and Tessa have been successful in achieving a place to exhibition a garden at RHS Malvern Spring Festival. Chelsea Physic Garden will be following their journey along the way through their own personal blog and through the Garden’s Facebook and

Garden tour with Head Gardener for BBC Radio Norfolk

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Listen to Head Gardener, Nick Bailey, as he guides BBC Radio Norfolk’s Thordis Fridriksson around the Garden.

Permaculture People interview the Garden’s Head of Education


On Sunday 12 October the Garden’s Head of Education, Michael Holland, ran a workshop celebrating the spectacular world of seeds. During the day Michael was interviewed by Phil Moore from Permaculture People who has been travelling far and wide to

Rory McEwen and Jess Shepherd

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On Tuesday 11 November we were delighted to welcome BBC 4 and botanical artist Jess Shepherd into the Garden to film part of a documentary about the life of Rory McEwen. Rory McEwen lead a fascinating life as both a

Barrie Juniper ‘ The Tradescants’ Orchard’


The Garden Museum are joined by plant scientist and author Barrie Juniper. He will be revealing the mystery behind a set of watercolors of orchard fruits which were found among the manuscripts of Elias Ashmole, whose collection formed the basis

Not About Heroes

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This Autumn Blackeyed Theatre Company tours Stephen MacDonald’s Not About Heroes. Marking the centenary of the beginning of The First World War, this major revival of MacDonald’s play about the extraordinary relationship between poets Siegfried Sassoon and Wilfred Owen, performs at forty-five theatres across the

Maggie’s Culture Crawl

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On Friday 19 September the Garden was delighted to welcome many weary walkers who were 12 miles into their 15 mile walk – Maggie’s Culture Crawl. This event was raising money to support the fantastic work of Maggie’s, the charity which