SOUP TALK: Andrea Brunsendorf on the Gardens at Lowther Castle
Date: 13 March 2024
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
£5 Talk Only, £10 Soup + TalkBook Here
£5 for the talk only
£10 for the talk with a bowl of homemade soup (can be served before or after the talk)
Advanced booking through the ‘Book Here’ button above.
If you do not have the means to pay for a ticket, we have an access budget that enables us to provide free places for people with low incomes, who are unemployed or have other accessibility needs. Please contact us to register.
The talk starts at 6.30pm sharp. The Stable Bar will be open for drinks from 5pm.
The Farmers Arms, Lowick Green, Lowick, LA12 8DT
A brief history of the Gardens at Lowther Castle from King Edward I to Charles III & beyond. Presented from the perspective of the current head gardener, Andrea Brunsendorf, including some personal highlights of her first two years at Lowther Castle & Garden.
About the Speaker:
Andrea is an internationally trained horticulturist started gardening with her grandparents in Germany, followed by a traditional German apprenticeship, studying botanical horticulture at Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew in London, and an MSc in nature Conservation from UCL. Ten years of horticultural training & study were interlaced with internships in South Africa, Botswana, Israel, and the USA. Once graduated, led the revitalising Inner Temple Gardens in Central Garden for 11 years before managing the 1000 acres of outdoor landscapes of Longwood Gardens in Pennsylvania to return to the UK to be part of the ongoing development of Lowther Castle & Garden, a unique horticultural project of the North.