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How Green Is My Valley: Gardens and Industry in South Wales

WHGT 30th Anniversary Weekend – 10-12 May 2019
Angel Hotel,15 Cross St, Abergavenny, NP7 5EN

Explore the ornamental landscapes developed in the midst of the industrial revolution in South-east Wales, which today can be enjoyed for recreation. Garden Historian Dianne Long, specialising in Georgian industrialists’ landscapes, will lead the exploration of the ornamental landscapes developed by the industrial entrepreneurs.

Detail: South Wales Industrial landscape, Penry Williams c.1825, NLW

Please join us for a weekend exploring the ornamental landscapes developed in the midst of the industrial revolution of South-east Wales. Visits will include the fine parks and landscapes at Pontypool, Cyfartha Castle and Bedwellty House and a tour of the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Blaenavon.
Speakers include Dr Peter Wakelin, Author & Curator, Dianne Long, Garden
Historian, at the opening reception on Friday.
Stephen Lacey, Broadcaster, Garden Writer and WHGT President & Lord Dafydd Elis-Thomas AM, Deputy Minister for Culture, Sport and Tourism after dinner on Saturday.

Weekend: £150.00
Day rates: Friday £30.00 / Saturday £90.00 / Sunday £30.00

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