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Gertrude Jekyll – GI 23 191 (Face to Face)

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25 April 2024 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm BST

Tutor: Julie Verity BSc, PhD

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Date: 25 April 2024
Time:
10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Cost:
£17.50 – £21.50
Reference Code:
GI 23 191
Location:
Ward Street
Guildford, Surrey GU1 4LH

Overview

Gertrude Jekyll (1843–1932) was a horticulturist, garden designer, craftswoman, photographer, writer, and artist.

Failing eyesight in her youth forced her to abandon her dream of becoming a painter, and she found another way to express her love of colour, creating over 400 gardens across the UK, Europe, and the USA. Jekyll had an extraordinary career at a time when social and professional barriers were stacked against women. We will explore her life, philosophy, art, and legacy.

 

This is a repeat of the sold-out Summer 2023 course.

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Gardens at Munstead Wood, Surrey

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