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Bampfylde Lecture 2017 – Uncovering Hestercombe: 25 Years of Discovery (this event is now fully booked)

Fri, 3rd Mar at 5:45 pm to 9:00 pm

Hear Hestercombe’s founder and Chief Executive Philip White tell his story of how he discovered the hidden gardens at Hestercombe and led a team to restore them.  Listen to how he transformed the Georgian Landscape Garden from a scene of silted up lakes and ruined buildings to the Arcadian landscape it was designed to be.

Make an evening of it and enjoy a two course supper in the Column Room Restaurant in Hestercombe House before the lecture:

Main course
Venison and wild mushroom stroganoff with saffron rice

Butternut squash, goats cheese and fig tart with sautéed sweet potato (v)

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Hestercombe’s Chief Executive Philip White working on the Mausoleum in the Landscape Garden

Dessert
Lemon meringue pie with a berry compote

Accompanied by a 125 ml glass of red or white wine

Supper served at 5.45pm, lecture begins at 7.30pm.

Supper and lecture – Online: £28.95; Offline: £29.95

Lecture only – Online: £9; Offline: £10

THIS EVENT IS NOW FULLY BOOKED

Book now

Or call our Visitor Reception on 01823 413923

The Bampfylde Lecture is held annually to coincide with the birthday of Coplestone Warre Bampfylde who designed the Landscape Garden at Hestercombe.

Details

Date:
Fri, 3rd Mar
Time:
5:45 pm to 9:00 pm

Organiser

Hestercombe
Phone:
01823 413923
Email:
info@hestercombe.com
Website:
https://www.hestercombe.com

Venue

Hestercombe Gardens
Cheddon Fitzpaine
Taunton, Somerset TA2 8LG United Kingdom
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Phone:
01823 413923
Website:
https://www.hestercombe.com