The following talks with high quality images are offered:-
The history, design and symbolism of Persian / Islamic / Moghul style gardens using examples from Iran (Persia), Morocco, India, Spain and the UK.
A first dip into the whole fascinating and often humorous area of folklore & legends associated with plants, seasons and traditions.
Through the Garden Gate features five gardens built around extraordinary and defining features – Kensington Roof Gardens in London, The Abbey Garden at Malmesbury in Wiltshire, Longstock Park Water Garden near Stockbridge in Hampshire, Kilver Court at Shepton Mallet in Somerset, and The Eden Project near St. Austell in Cornwall.
Four brilliant English gardens, one for each season to showcase the best of English gardens in that season, and a festival to finish.
A selection of exciting "off the beaten track" gardens in Cornwall.
Three fine gardens in the West Country - Marwood Hill Gardens in Devon, Mapperton Gardens in Dorset and Yeo Valley Organic Garden in Somerset.
Traces the history, design and influence of courtyard gardens, from early “chahar bagh” origins at the Taj Mahal, through Moorish Andalucia in Spain, early & modern courtyard gardens in Morocco, via early UK monastic influence to modern enclosed garden spaces in UK.
Located in Wolverley on the outskirts of Kidderminster, this talk presents the changing face of Bodenham Arboretum through the seasons of the year.
In this travel talk, images are used to relate experiences from many years travelling around countries in the southern part of the African continent – Zanzibar, Tanzania, Zambia, Botswana, Namibia & South Africa.
A nostalgic look at Newlyn based on a walk around the historic parts of this fascinating fishing port in the far south west of Cornwall.
Landscapes, flowers and all things Greek taken from travels in the Greek Mainland and Islands over many years.
A visit to the island of Lundy situated off the north Devon coast reveals the simple pleasures it affords. This is a shorter talk of around 45 minutes.
A series of travel talks, each of which shows the highlights of a number of countries.
Adrian is a regular & popular speaker to groups & societies throughout Worcestershire and the surrounding counties.
Generally the talks last approximately 60 minutes, but many can be tailored to suit specific timing requirements.
All own equipment is provided for the projection of images.
Please send me an enquiry if you would like one of my talks for your group.