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13th March 2018 “Trees and Towns” – Professor Fiona Stafford. Professor of Literature
at Somerville College, Oxford, Professor Stafford is the author of the widely acclaimed
“The Long, Long Life of Trees” which explores the cultural context of the trees around
us through their place in anthropology, history, art and literature over man’s millennia-long
relationship with them. She also wrote and presented 3 series of “The Meaning of
Trees” broadcast on radio 3 2012-2015. Expect to see trees in a new light.
10th April 2018 “Spring Flowering Perennials” – Rosy Hardy of Hardy’s Cottage Garden
Plants. Rosy and Rob Hardy run their nursery and are breeders and introducers of
new perennial varieties and exhibitors at the major flower shows. They have won 21
RHS Chelsea Gold Medals. This will be a live plant demonstration with plants to buy.
10th April 2018.
‘Spring Flowering Perennials’ Rosy Hardy of Hardy’s Cottage Garden Plants.
8th May 2018.
‘The Central Royal Parks’ Jim Buttress.
Welwyn Planning and Amenity Group web site gives our programme and a lot of information
about the village which members may find interesting. wpag.org.uk
Dr. Phillip Cribb
Dr. Brenda Harold
Dr Andrew Ward
Dr. Keith Furguson.
Dr. Nigel Dunnet.
Russell Bowes .
Carol Sharp .
Tom Stuart-Smith Jacqueline Aviolet Ray Broughton
Noel Kingsbury Lady Skelmersdale
Meetings are held in St.Francis’ Church Hall on the 2nd Tuesday of months - Feb.,
March, April, May, Sept, Oct., Nov., Dec., at 8pm. Doors open at 7.40pm.