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Margaret Willes at the Arts Centre

On Reading Matters and The Making of the English Gardener
Arts Centre
Wednesday 09 May 2012
Two engaging, pleasurable, and enlightening activities: reading and gardening.
And England has a pretty solid history in both. Author, gardener, and former publisher for three London publishing houses and the National Trust, Margaret Willes has a wealth of information and stories about both reading and gardening.
Her beautifully-illustrated talk will shed light on why and how books have been read and acquired over the centuries; and will explore the social life of the English garden, especially when, why, and how the mania for gardening took root.
Doors: 12.30pm
Admission: 6, Concessions 5
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