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May 2016

South East Garden Tour

23rd May 2016 - 30th May 2016

A group tour to visits gardens in Holland

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July 2016

South East Culture Day

31st July 2016 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm

A celebration of all things Japanese

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March 2018

SE Lecture Meeting

17th March 2018 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Great Ormond Street Hospital, Weston House, 63-67 Great Ormond Street
London, WC1N 3HZ
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Our March lecture meeting will be held at Great Ormond Street Hospital. Highlights of the meeting include: Kingston Lacy Japanese Gardens – Pauline Bowyer Pauline will describe the gardens and discuss their history and talk about the work JGS volunteers have undertaken in the garden. THERE  ARE NO JAPANESE GARDENS! – Bruce Ginsberg The talk will look at gardens and nature and their experience from a Zen perspective. It will examine how gardens are both created and traditionally experienced within…

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June 2018

SE Garden Visits

3rd June 2018

We will visit two gardens, built and maintained by Society members, in Bedfordshire and Buckinghamshire.

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July 2018

Kew Gardens Visit

7th July 2018
Kew Gardens, Royal Botanic Gardens
Kew, TW9 3AE United Kingdom
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Our walk around Kew Gardens will be led by Head of Arboretum, Ray Townsend. During the walk, Ray will discuss some of the many Japanese trees and shrubs to be found at Kew.

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July 2019

Garden Maintenance Workshop at Gatton Park

19th July 2019

A day working in the historic Japanese-style garden at Gatton Park. For information please contact   sechair@jgs.org.uk

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August 2019

Culture Day

18th August 2019 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Gatton Park Reigate, RH2 0TD United Kingdom + Google Map

Our 2019 Culture Day uncludes a full day of fascinating topics covering a wide range of Japanese crafts and arts: Bonsai Cultivation and Styling Following Japanese Principles by Chris Durne.      Kimono Demonstration by Yumiko Jones and Yukie Scott.      Japanese Traditional Woodcut Printing Techniques - Adache video.      Kumihimo: The Gentle Art of Japanese Braidmaking by Jacqui Carey

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September 2019

Pruning Demonstration by Leslie Buck

6th September 2019

Leslie Buck, author of the Japanese garden memoir, “Cutting Back-My Apprenticeship In The Gardens Of Kyoto." will give a pruning demonstration highlighting natural pruning techniques of Japan. Leslie has been studying, teaching and professionally pruning in Japanese gardens of California for over twenty-five years. Her memoir was featured in a New York Times book review, several podcasts and was recently translated into Chinese. For more information visit: Lesliebuckauthor.com, or drop by and learn how to prune! For more info and to sign…

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November 2019

Lecture Meeting & SE AGM

16th November 2019
Great Ormond Street Hospital, Weston House, 63-67 Great Ormond Street
London, WC1N 3HZ
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A brief AGM meeting followed by a day of lectures featuring Naoko Abe, author of the fascinating book 'Cherry' Ingram - The Englishman Who Saved Japan's Blossoms.

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March 2020

JGS South East Region – Lecture Meeting

March 15 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm

Due to the Covid-19 situation this event is cancelled.  

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