Event name: GARDENS ON THE EDGE with Christine Reid

'The Cottage', Mulgoa.Image Simon Griffiths.

'Gardens on the Edge' with Christine Reid, Friday 19 October 2018, with special lunch guest Dr James Broadbent, owner of 'The Cottage' at Mulgoa.

About Christine Reid

Christine Reid is a garden writer with a wide-ranging background in newspapers and magazines, both in editorial and production.  Her principal interest is the social and cultural history of gardens and designed landscapes, historic and contemporary.  Her extensive writings on gardens appear in major lifestyle magazines in Australia and the UK. She has been the Australian contributor to the English publicationGardens Illustrated since 1998. She is also a contributor and consulting editor to many international garden books - both  mainstream and academic - including The Gardeners' Garden and The Oxford Companion to the Garden.  The research for this book, Gardens on the Edge, involved travel to many distant reaches of Australia.

About Dr James Broadbent

Dr James Broadbent's garden and house, 'The Cottage' at Mulgoa, are included in Gardens on the Edge.The Cottage, Australia's oldest inhabited private house, is a fitting home for Dr Broadbent, architectural historian, curator and author of (amongst other treasures)The Australian Colonial House

Event description: 

You will be welcome to arrive from 11am for a glass of elderflower cordial in the Hayshed before Christine's presentation 'Gardens on the Edge' begins at 11.30 in the Dairy.  There will be time for questions and a book purchase or two before a long-table, garden inspired lunch in the Loggia at 1pm.  During the course of lunch, Christine will interview our special lunch guest, Dr James Broadbent. We anticipate the event itself will end at around 2.30pm, but you will be welcome to potter in the Barn and linger longer in the garden. 

If you would like to pre-order a book to collect and have signed on the day, please let us know at the time of booking.

Cost $145.00 per person. 


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