Kent Group - Canterbury Cathedral Visit

Saturday 2nd December 2017

Plant Heritage members have a very rare opportunity to see the herbals and other garden related books from the Canterbury Cathedral library.
 
Gerard’s herbal from 1597 will be shown by Librarian, Karen Brayshaw; as will books relating to farming and gardening. These books are normally not on display, and are exceptionally beautiful.
 
Apart from visiting the library on this Saturday, you will also have a chance to see the herb garden and do a tour of the Precincts grounds (with some significant historical trees) with the Head Gardener.
 
During the afternoon a cream tea will be served in the Cathedral Lodge, during which there will be time to catch up with other members. Parking is not available on site, but there is free parking at the Council offices (about a 10 minute walk – CT1 1YW) and you can park at various Park and Ride locations where buses will take you to the bus station (about a 5 minute walk).
 
COST
The total price for this afternoon is £17.50. This includes Precincts charge (normally £12.50), Library visit, Precincts tour and tea/coffee and two scones.
Bookings can be placed using the online form at the following link: https://kentplantheritage.com/events/canterbury-cathedral-library-visit-and-precincts-tour/
There are 30 places available so please book as soon as possible. Last date for bookings 24th November 2017. Bookings must be made in advance. 
 
DIRECTIONS
Meet at: 1:30pm, Christ Church gate (main gate). Philip Oostenbrink will be waiting for you (mobile: 07794261722).
Event Location:
Canterbury Cathedral
Cathedral House
11 The Precincts 
Canterbury
CT1 2EH
Event Contact:
Mercy Morris
kentphsecretary@gmail.com
Event Start Date: 02/12/2017 13:30
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