Sunday Afternoon lecture and Tea on April 23rd
Hoby Village Hall, Leicestershire, LE14 3DT
Kristina Taylor is a garden historian, researcher and writer. Born and raised in Edinburgh, her travels around the world have given her a love for landscapes and gardens worldwide. An expert on Japanese gardens, Kristina regularly hosts tours to visit gardens in Japan and is now looking to expand her tours to Scotland.
Kristina has also been involved in the recording and restoration of historic gardens, including the flower garden at Chevening House in Kent and writes regularly for a number of publications.
Her 2012 book Passion Plants and Patronage, co-written with Robert Peel, is an account of the gardens belonging to the Scottish family of the Marquesses of Bute and in 2015 she published Women Garden designers, 1900 to present day.
The lecture will be followed by afternoon tea (sandwiches, scones and cake) and the opportunity to visit Glebe House Garden.
Cost: Friends £10 Guests £12 please contact Elizabeth Bacon (0116 2705711) for tickets.
Please do not park in the pub carpark