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Oct 2018

Between the Stones – A presentation by Jannette Cheong

27th Oct 2018 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm
The International Society, William Kay House, Oxford Road
Manchester, M13 9PG United Kingdom
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Free

 The day is divided into two events being organised by the Japan Society North West (JSNW) and the NW Region of the JGS and will take place on the 27th of October, 2018. You may attend one or both events, they are both FREE. The event is in two parts. The NW Region of the JGS is working in the Walkden Japanese Garden during the Saturday morning and members of the working party will be available to show guests from…

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Green Mountains Walking

27th Oct 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
Deddington Windmill Community Centre, Stonecourt, Earls Lane
Banbury, Oxfordshire OX15 0TJ
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Internationally renowned Garden Designer and Creator, Robert Ketchell will be at Deddington Windmill Community Centre to give a one off talk on Japanese gardens to support Deddington Nursery & PFSU. Robert has over 30 years of designing and creating gardens all over the world. He initially trained in horticultural studies before working for several years in Kyoto, Japan, as a garden apprentice. He has worked on projects for both private and commercial clients; he has also led a number of…

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Nov 2018

AGM and Lectures

17th Nov 2018 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
The Living Well, Borough Road
St. Helen's, WA10 3RN United Kingdom
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£20

Talks and AGM: 17th November 2018 Graham Hardman – Designing a Japanese Garden  Graham is well known to all members of the JGS. He is currently Vice President and a Trustee of the society and was the recipient of the Order of the Rising Sun, Gold Rays and Rosette for his contribution to introducing and promoting Japanese gardens in the UK. Graham has been involved in the design and building of several new Japanese gardens in the UK, including Walkden,…

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Japanese Garden in Walkden Gardens, Sale, M33 3EL – Monthly Workshop

24th Nov 2018 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Walkden Gardens, Derbyshire Road
Sale, M33 3EL
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Free

Members of the JGS North West Region  meet on the last Saturday every month (excepting December), to maintain the Japanese garden designed and built primarily by members from the region over a decade ago. You will have a great opportunity to learn the skills required to keep a Japanese garden in good order; expert tuition in pruning and shaping trees and shrubs, gravel raking, stone- and timber-work and even humble weeding! If you are thinking of joining the JGS and…

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Jan 2019

JGS Midland Region Future Planning

Jan 12

A discussion group to consider future plans for the development of the management and activities of the Midland Region. Location details etc., will be announced very shortly.

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Japanese Garden in Walkden Gardens, Sale, M33 3EL – Monthly Workshop

Jan 26 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Walkden Gardens, Derbyshire Road
Sale, M33 3EL
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Free

Members of the JGS North West Region  meet on the last Saturday every month (excepting December), to maintain the Japanese garden designed and built primarily by members from the region over a decade ago. You will have a great opportunity to learn the skills required to keep a Japanese garden in good order; expert tuition in pruning and shaping trees and shrubs, gravel raking, stone- and timber-work and even humble weeding! If you are thinking of joining the JGS and…

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Feb 2019

JGS Midland Region AGM and Lecture Meeting

Feb 16 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Westbourne Rd
Birmingham, West Midlands B15 3TR United Kingdom
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The Annual General Meeting followed by our first lecture meeting of 2019 (subject to be announced )

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Japanese Garden in Walkden Gardens, Sale, M33 3EL – Monthly Workshop

Feb 23 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Walkden Gardens, Derbyshire Road
Sale, M33 3EL
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Free

Members of the JGS North West Region  meet on the last Saturday every month (excepting December), to maintain the Japanese garden designed and built primarily by members from the region over a decade ago. You will have a great opportunity to learn the skills required to keep a Japanese garden in good order; expert tuition in pruning and shaping trees and shrubs, gravel raking, stone- and timber-work and even humble weeding! If you are thinking of joining the JGS and…

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Mar 2019

JGS Midland Region Lecture Meeting

Mar 16 @ 10:30 am - 3:30 pm
Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Westbourne Rd
Birmingham, West Midlands B15 3TR United Kingdom
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10.30 Arrival and refreshments 11.00  Chadō:            An Introduction to the Way of Japanese Tea Ceremony by Steve Parsons 12.00
 Between the Stones & the Art of Noh by Jannette Cheong 13.30 Lunch 14.30 The New Matsumae Cherries from Hokkaido by Christopher Sanders 15.30 Close ***To book tickets (£10 p.p.) contact midland@jgs.org.uk by 16 March***   Steve Parsons is a member of the JGS Midlands group and has studied tea ceremony and tea house construction for many years. He…

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Lecture Day

Mar 23 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
The Living Well, Borough Road
St. Helen's, WA10 3RN United Kingdom
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£10

Mamiko Markham – The transition of garden styles - History and the bi-directional influences on art and design  Mamiko Markham is an expert in historical textile research in Japan and Central Asia and has worked in 30 countries around the world as a textile instructor for UNESCO for over 20years. Recently, she has carried out research and lectured on, the 150-year-old collection of 400 Japanese textile stencils of Middlesex University. Currently, I reside in South Wales and work as an…

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