- Type: Demonstration / Talk / Lecture
- Skill Level: General
Get your debating hat on as we discuss whether gardens can really be seen as Art. With a panel of experts including a critic, a designer, a plantsperson and a philosopher, you will hear their views and arguments and will be able to contribute if you wish. This is a rare opportunity to hear from top-class horticultural minds, don't miss it!
The debate panel is made up of:
Andrew Wilson (Chair) - Award winning Garden Designer, lecturer and writer;
Anne Wareham - Editor of ThinkinGardens, garden critic and creator of the garden at Veddw House. Anne is campaigning to have gardens returned to their place amongst the fine arts of British Culture;
Kathryn Aalto - A professional garden designer, historian, writer and speaker. Kathryn is concerned with both strong, contemporary design and an analytical view of garden history;
Dr. Noel Kingsbury - Garden writer, reader, lecturer and teacher. Noel is an occasional designer, concerned with naturalistic and sustainable planting design who makes decisions based on science and evidence;
Professor David Cooper - Emeritus Professor, Department of Philosophy, University of Durham. David is the author of A Philosophy of Gardens (2006) which discusses the position of gardens as art or nature.
Booking is recommended but not essential.
This event is free with Normal Garden Entry.