Tag Archives: Repton

History comes to life at Sheringham Park

Travel back in time and see the history of the Sheringham estate come to life. Discover the influence of landscape gardener Humphry Repton on Sheringham Park, have a go at cutting up firewood and take a look at the role of Sheringham Park in the defence of the North Norfolk coastline during World War 2.

Heydon – Open Gardens 2018

Heydon Open Gardens 2018 provides a wonderful opportunity to explore the grounds of Heydon Hall (which are rarely open to the public) plus a variety of gardens in historic and picturesque Heydon village. We invite you to visit one of the prettiest villages in Norfolk this Father’s Day and take a stroll around the gardens of Heydon Hall, The Grange,…

Aylsham Gardeners Market

The Aylsham farmers markets are held on the first Saturday of the month and are as popular as ever. This month’s market will have a gardening theme, in honour of Humphry Repton, and will be a treat for all gardeners and non-gardeners alike. Also, see the Repton exhibition in Aylsham Parish Church together with an opportunity to view a copy…

The Prophet in his own country

This June, to mark the bi-centenary of the death of Humphry Repton, the Norfolk Gardens Trust in association with The Gardens Trust is offering a two-day conference focused on Sheringham Hall and Park, Barningham Hall and Honing Hall, based at the Links Country Park Hotel in Cromer. Our speakers are well known to garden and landscape historians through their books,…

Humphry Repton in Norfolk Book Launch

The Norfolk Gardens Trust is delighted to announce the launch of their latest book, Humphry Repton in Norfolk, planned to coincide with the Humphry Repton bicentenary celebrations in Norfolk. A warm welcome is extended to all.  

Create a Repton ‘Red Book’ for Catton Park

Catton Park was Repton’s first commission, but no ‘Red Book’ exists – can you help create a unique book for the Park? An opportunity to paint and draw in a Repton landscape. Repton’s original drawing of Catton Park, featuring Norwich Cathedral’s spire, will also be available to view and inspire, courtesy of Norfolk Museums Service. Click here….

The Humphry Repton Memorial Lecture

Stephen Daniels, Professor of Cultural Geography, University of Nottingham, and leading international Repton expert, delivers the first biennial Repton Memorial Lecture. In addition, Repton’s beautiful drawing Celebration of Peace in Aylsham, on loan from Lord and Lady Walpole, will be on view. click here for more information

Wheelbarrows of Old Catton

Walk around the historic village of Old Catton, locating decorated wheelbarrows created by the community and placed at key points that would have been familiar during Repton’s time. Organised by Broadland District Council and Old Catton Horticultural Society. Click Here 

Ensemble East presents An Afternoon Concert: Repton’s Choice

Music Matters is proud to introduce ENSEMBLE East, a new chamber orchestra based in East Anglia. They will perform a range of works, written in Humphry Repton’s lifetime: the genius of Mozart, the prolific Joseph Haydn, known as the father of the symphony, and the passion of Felix Mendelssohn. Tea, coffee and cake available during the interval. Repton’s Choice: Mendelssohn:…

Repton Exhibition

2018 will mark a very special year in the history of Humphry Repton. It is the bicentennial of his death in 1818. To mark this anniversary the town of Aylsham in Norfolk is having a ‘Repton 200 Season’. Why Aylsham? Because Humphry Repton has very strong links to Norfolk and is buried in St Michaels churchyard in the centre of…