Newsletter back issues

Thanks to Events Secretary Bryan Sullivan for compiling and editing the regular Newsletter.

Thanks also to Colin Fletcher at LGD Solutions for providing the pdf versions.

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Summer 2014

Inside this Issue

‘God’s Acre’ – Public Cemeteries / ‘First and Best Loved Child’ Capability Brown’s Croome Court (Trust Visit) / ‘A remarkable survival’ Castle Bromwich Hall gardens / Monk’s Walk update / ‘Another Active Year’ Notes from the AGM, plus an introduction to new Trust President – Charles-Bagot-Jewitt

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Winter 2013

‘The Fashion for Dahlias’ /’The Gardens are Very Hansome’ – Trust visit to Melbourne Hall Derbyshire / ‘The Italian Job’ / ‘A Visit to Ingestre’ / Officers of The Trust

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Summer 2013

‘The Oldest, Biggest and Best’ National Garden Scheme/ Chairman’s Report to The 2013 Annual General Meeting /’Sugnall Walled Garden on TV’ / ‘There is Nothing in London to Compare With Wightwick’ / ‘A Walk Around Hagley Park’/ ‘The Website’ /’Six Acres of Paradise in North Staffordshire’ – Wilkins Pleck / ‘Reflection on a Visit to Wilkins Pleck’ – Alan Taylor /’A Proper Little Town’ 1110 Years of Stafford Burgh / ‘Memorial Gardens’ / ‘The Friends of Ingestre Orangery’ / Officers of The Trust

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Winter 2012

Burslem Park ‘Back to its Former Glory’ / ‘Paxton’s Protege’ Edward Milner / The Temple of Diana at Weston Park / ‘A Walk Round Trentham Park’ / ‘Blithfield Hall’ / Dates For Your Diary / Officers of The Trust

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Summer 2012

Danescourt Cemetery – A Japanese Garden in a Christian Cemetery / Whitmore Hall / West Midlands History / Diary Date for Burslem Park / A Day in London – Trust’s trip to The Garden Museum and The House of Lords / Monks Walk Autumn Update / Another Active Year – Chairman’s report to the 2012 AGM / Gardeners, How are your Love Apples this year? Sue Gregory

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Winter 2011

Thomas Wright and The Shepherd’s Monument (J Hawkins) / Development Group Update – Including Wind Farm Developments / Visit to Alton Towers / The Mughal Gardens of India (D Jacques) / William Cobbett (S Gregory) / Two Visits to Biddulph Grange / The Complete Vermin Killer (S Gregory)

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Summer 2011

Staffordshire – The Creative County / A Shilling a Head – The National Gardens Scheme / Review of the AGM and Mr. John Phillips’ Talk on Wombourne Wodehouse / The Chillington Aquatic Fete of 1836 – Dianne Barre and Sue Gregory

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Winter 2010

The Landscape Disciple – Walking The Wright Way / Visit to Sugnall Walled Garden and Ferme Ornee / Greenhouse in The Undergrowth – Shugborough / Visit to the National Memorial Arboretum / AGT Annual General Meeting /

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Summer 2010

Visit to Elizabethan Garden at Kenilworth / Visit to Sandwell Park Farm and Dartmouth Park / Book Review “The Living Landscape: Animals in Parks and Gardens of essex” / Chairman’s Report to Annual General Meeting / Monks Walk Group Poetry evening July 2nd 2010

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Winter 2009

Researching Staffordshire’s Historic Gardens – Dianne Barre / Association of Gardens Trusts Weekend Conference 4-6 September 2009 / John Webb – who’s he? / “Jacobites and Tories, Whigs and True Whigs” The Wentworth Castle Heritage Trust / “Delectable Variety, Order and Dignity” The Elizabethan Garden at Kenilworth Castle / Monks Walk update report November 2009 / Where We Went in 2009

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Spring 2009

From Nursey to Garden Centre – Julian Ranson, Garden Centre Manager at Notcutts, Shirley / Victoria Park Stafford Neil Thomas, Publicity Officer of The Friends of Victoria Park / Hawkesyard Priory nr Rugeley (also known as Spode House, Armitage Park) / At Risk – Hartlebury Castle, in Worcestershire, and Ruperra Castle, in the County Borough of Caerphilly / John Webb – who’s he? / Ingestre Orangery and Long Walk

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Autumn 2008

Introducing the WFGA and WRAGS / “Welshmen Beware” A visit to Arley Arboretum and Gardens (and other interesting places) / “The Cottager’s Plot” / Marigolds – not just for washing up / John Webb – who’s he?

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Spring 2008

A pleasure park – with trees, Derby Arboretum / ‘A Very Fair Brick House’ – Beaudesert / ‘Samuel Hellier’s Follies’ – Dianne Barre

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Autumn 2007

The Year So Far . . . . . . / ‘Victorian Gardens Public And Private’ Colchester 28th April 2007 / Annual General Meeting 2007 – Chairman’s Report / Heritage Protection White Pape

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Spring 2007

Trust Appoints New President and Chairman / Equal Opportunities? / Whether The Weather Be Hot…. /Managing an Historic Estate (A repor t of a talk given to member s of the Trust by Richard Kemp, General Manager of the Shugborough Estate, in November 2006) / Gwydir Castle – ‘a pretty place’ (Leland, 1536) /Heritage Facing the Challenge

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Autumn 2006

The Year So Far . . . . . . / Historic Buildings At Risk / Visit Reports