Friends Meetings Programme: lectures & visits
All lectures start at 7.30pm in Ken Edwards lecture theatre 3, University Campus, University Road, Leicester (unless otherwise announced). Parking is now available in the new University Sports Centre car park on the right at entrance 1, off University Road. For access/parking, see map.
Visits depart from Glebe Road. Times and costs vary. Please check the individual booking forms, which can be downloaded by clicking on the appropriate venue in the table below.
|Wednesday, 16th January 2013||lecture||Rodney Weston: "Composting"|
|Thursday, 14th February 2013||lecture||Ann Bird: "Roses Old & New"|
Thursday 7th March 2013
|lecture & AGM||
Annual General Meeting followed by talk by Eric Webster, topic to be confirmed
|Wednesday, 22nd May 2013||Visit||Winterbourne House & Garden, Birmingham.|
|Wednesday, 12th June 2013||Visit||Gardeners' World Live Show, Birmingham.|
|Saturday, 13th July 2013||Visit||Greys Court and Scotlands Lodge Garden, Henley.|
|Saturday, 17th August 2013||Visit||Hampton Court Palace & Gardens.|
|Tuesday 17th September 2013||Visit||Upton House & Garden, and Pettifers.|
|Wednesday, 9th October 2013||Lecture||Timothy Walker "Oxford Botanic Garden".|
|Thursday 14th November 2013||Lecture||Doug Stuart "The way we gardened then".|
|Thursday, 5th December 2013||Lecture||
Stuart Phillips "Garden folklore".
|Thursday, 23rd January 2014||Lecture||Jeff Bates "The Royal Gardens, Windsor".
Jeff trained at Windsor Castle, and has worked as lecturer and designer. He has a particular interest in historic gardens. He has been a judge for East Midlands in Bloom for 25 years, and is co Vice Chair of Britain in Bloom.
|Tuesday, 18th February 2014||Lecture||Samantha Ford "Unusual vegetables from seed".|
|Thursday, 20th March 2014||AGM and lecture||Brian Ellis "Texture and foliage".|