St Mary's Centre
By Haddenham Webteam - 12th July 2019 3:30pm
The Turn End Trust has extended its events programme for the Autumn Season to include Masterclass in Photography, a Talk on the garden and grounds at Canterbury Cathedral and a Cultural Tour of Harlow
New to the programme is a Masterclass in Photography (on Thursday 19th September, 10.00:4.00pm, £130.00/
or £120 for Friends of Turn End) with award-winning photographer Jason Ingram (featured in the photograph).
Jason, whose work features in top garden publications, will lead a workshop on improving garden photography skills in Turn End's listed garden. The day includes an illustrated talk and demonstration of techniques available to select good subjects, frame effectively and make the most of light conditions. Using the garden as a studio, there will also be a practical outdoor session where Jason will be on hand to provide advice and guidance.
On Saturday 21st September, Philip Oostenbrink, Head Gardener at Canterbury Cathedral will talk on the garden and grounds of Canterbury Cathedral (Mother Church of the Church of England) through time. Philip will show archive material beginning with 12th Century and Medieval plans, Victorian photographs and end with 20th century images that show how the gardens and grounds developed throughout the 1,500 years of history of the site.
Philip will also show what the gardens look like at present, any projects that are being undertaken and discuss the plant collections held at Canterbury Cathedral. The talk commences at 2.30pm for approximately one hour. Turn End garden will be opened to attendees after the talk with teas and homemade cakes served in the garden. £15.00 (£12.00 Friends of Turn End)
Further afield, Turn End Trust is hosting a Cultural Tour of Harlow (on Thursday 26th September £95/£85 Friends of Turn End) exploring Harlow town and its sculpture and the life of Sir Frederick Gibberd, who created the original Master Plan for Harlow. There will be a morning guided tour of the town and its sculpture followed by a buffet lunch and introductory talk at The Gibberd Garden. Attendees will also be able to explore Sir Frederick's own enchanting and extensive garden and selected rooms in his house. Transport provided with two pick up points available (Haddenham and Thame Parkway Station and Harlow Railway Station).
Further information on the above events at https://www.turnend.org.uk.
Tickets at turnendtrust.eventbrite.co.uk
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