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‘It’s not all about the flowers’ – with Matthew Wilson
Thursday September 21st, 6-8.15pm, £17 (incl. a glass of wine and garden entry).
Join Matthew for his fascinating gardening talk on fabulous foliage for your garden. Includes great garden advice hints and tips.
Matthew Wilson is a garden designer, writer, radio and television broadcaster and lecturer. He is a regular participant on Gardener’s Question Time on BBC Radio 4. He mainly works as a landscape designer but he is also a writer being a correspondent for the Financial Times. At The Royal Horticultural Society, Chelsea Flower Show in 2015 he won a Silver Gilt medal for his ‘Royal Bank of Canada Garden’ that he designed. He spent ten years with the Royal Horticultural Society as Curator of Hyde Hall Garden and Head of Site and Curator of Harlow Carr Garden, subsequently he became RHS Head of Gardens Creative Design. He was Managing Director of Clifton Nurseries from 2011 to 2016. In 2016 he established Matthew Wilson Gardens (MWG) http://matthewwilsongardens.com, a garden design and horticulture consultancy, working throughout the UK and internationally on projects ranging from courtyard gardens to large estates and corporate landscapes. At the 2016 Chelsea Flower Show his ‘Welcome to Yorkshire’ garden won the prestigious People’s Choice award, voted for by TV viewers and visitors to the show.
Ticket price includes a glass of wine and Garden entry.
During the online booking process, you can also make a reservation for supper at the award-winning Tangerine Dream Café before or after the talk (5.45pm or 8.30pm sitting) at an additional cost of £16.50 to be paid on the night of the talk. Buffet includes mixed salads, meat or vegetable dishes and a delicious dessert.
Please note that the talk will begin at 7pm
This event takes place in our lecture room up some stairs with no alternative access. We apologise if this causes any inconvenience.
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