Quaker Tapestry Illustrated Talk and Tea Fundraiser – The Quaker Botanists
9th June 2018
3.30pm, Saturday 9th June, Quaker Tapestry Museum, Friends Meeting House, Kendal – £5 (Talk and Tea Fundraiser) Limited places available, please purchase your ticket in advance.
Join Letta Jones, an experienced and enthusiastic lecturer and researcher in the history of gardens, landscape and horticulture. This is a unique opportunity to find out more about some of the botanists featured in the Quaker Tapestry. Discover how they contributed to the planting of the great English gardens and parks of the 18th Century.
This illustrated talk will focus on the life and times of the great Quaker Botanists; John Bartram of Philadelphia, Peter Collinson and John Fothergill of London.
Hear first hand about Bartrams Botanical Garden in Philadelphia – come along and discover more!
Funds raised from ticket sales to this event will support our charitable work