Botanic Gardens: Origins, History and Futures

When & Where

Abertay Historical Society
Wednesday, 13 October 2021 - 7:00pm to 8:00pm
Online, Online, Online

Event Details

An online talk by Neil Paterson (Education Officer) and Kevin Frediani (Curator) of University of Dundee Botanic Garden.
Neil will talk about the origins of botanic gardens in the Italian Renaissance, their development in intimate association with European Imperialism and the history of gardens in Dundee, culminating in the Dundee Garden's foundation 50 years ago in 1971. Kevin will bring us up to date and beyond, introducing the development of the Garden to date and plans for an exciting future.
Please note - the talk will be recorded and sent as a video link to participants in advance, along with a Zoom link to join us for the live Q&A session. Places can be booked on the Abertay Historical Society's website


Matthew Jarron



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