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‘Plant Hunters, Parks and Gardens’ – University of Birmingham

On Saturday 27th March 2010, from 10:00-4:30, a Day School is being held at the Centre for West Midlands History, University of Birmingham on ‘Plant Hunters, Parks and Gardens’.

One of the speakers is Highbury landscape survey author Phillada Ballard, who will be talking about the history of Highbury Park. Other speakers are David Lambert and Simon Gulliver. This lecture responds to the growing momentum to promote the importance of heritage parks in Birmingham.

Further details can be found at:
Plant Hunters, Parks and Gardens: Developments in Garden History in Birmingham and the Midlands

This event is part of the University Of Birmingham Day Schools and Evening Classes programme. A brochure is available here.

“These courses are designed for anyone interested in the subject and no background knowledge is assumed.  The focal points are on the archaeology, history, culture and heritage of the West Midlands region, Britain and beyond.”

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