WORKSHOP: Research the History of Green Spaces in Brent

WORKSHOP: Research the History of Green Spaces in Brent

11th Jan 2020 10:30am - 1pm

at The Library at Willesden Green

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Provisional Workshop Programme

Welcome to London Parks & Gardens Trust (LPGT) - Helen Monger, LPGT Director

Volunteer Researchers Group activities - David Sykes, Research Group Co-ordinator

An introduction to research methods and sources — Sophie Seifalian, garden historian

LPGT Inventory of Historic Green Spaces in London - Sally Williams, Keeper of the Inventory. To see the inventory London Gardens Online

How your research will benefit Brent’s communities now and into the future —  Helen Monger, LPGT Director

Which sites are priorities for research?

Choose your site and start adding to our body of knowledge: on-going support and guidance will be available and you are free to choose which garden/s you research and how much time you commit.

Whether you are an experienced researcher, have attended a course and would like to put theory into practice, or would like to learn how to research a garden's history for the first time this is the group for you.

There will be an optional guided tour of Brent Archives at 14.15.

This initiative is timed to support Brent Borough of Culture 2020