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Catton Park guided walk with Tom Williamson

Dr Tom Williamson, professor of landscape history and archaeology at the University of East Anglia (pictured), will give a guided walk around Catton Park, Repton’s first commission as a landscape gardener. The event will be followed by the AGM of the Friends of Catton Park, which visitors are warmly invited to join.  

Art in the Loft Exhibition Series ‘On the Edge’ by Ceramicist Mary Pearson

An exhibition by local ceramic artist Mary Pearson features mixed media pieces in clay, ceramic and plant fibres. Mary’s work, inspired by the coastline and her time spent at Cill Railaigh, an artist retreat in County Kerry, looks at enduring and ephemeral aspects of the landscape. An exhibition by local ceramic artist, Mary Pearson, featuring mixed media pieces in clay,…

Walking, Looking and Telling Tales

Over the summer at National Trust’s Cherryburn, the birthplace of Thomas Bewick, you can discover a series of fascinating new miniature landscapes by the contemporary painter Mark Fairnington. Mark’s installation reflects the Northumbrian landscape and the work of printmaker Thomas Bewick, best known for his natural history books including A History of British Birds published in 1797. These celebrated illustrated…

William Adam and Formal Landscape Design in Scotland 1720-1745

The Architectural Heritage Society of Scotland is holding a lecture with Louisa Humm on the “William Adam and Formal Landscape Design in Scotland 1720-1745.” Louisa Humm will look backwards to investigate how William Adam’s garden designs related to contemporary and earlier fashions in Scottish and English garden design. This lecture will also lay out Adam’s contribution to European cultural heritage. This…