Lecture examines future of urban parks

The future of urban parks will be discussed by author Hazel Conway during a lecture at the Garden Museum.

Hazel Conway, who is co-author of Public Prospects: Historic Urban Parks under Threat, will speak at the Garden Museum in Lambeth on 9 February from 7pm.

Her talk, Urban Parks: Towards a Viable Future, will consider the issues raised by the conservation of parks in towns and cities.

The event has been organised by the London Parks & Gardens Trust as part of its winter lecture series.

Hazel Conway is also set to speak at the University of Oxford on 16 April as part of a two-day seminar, Historic Gardens, Parks and Designed Landscapes: Identifying Threats.

She will join The Parks Agency consultant David Lambert, English Heritage head of gardens and landscape John Watkins, and Garden & Landscape Heritage Trust director Peter Goodchild during the event.


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