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JGS South West Region

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January 2021

Virtual South West Meeting – Water Basins in a Japanese Garden

January 23 @ 2:45 pm - 5:00 pm

This virtual meeting comprises two illustrated talks focussed on the design and use of water basins in Japanese gardens.  Yoko Kawaguchi will describe the spiritual and cultural aspects and describe their use in historical gardens. Howard Healey will focus his talk on more contemporary arrangements and the practical aspects of creating water basins in UK Japanese gardens.    Following these talks we will host another Gardener’s Question Time session with Howard and Yoko.  Please send your questions in advance to…

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March 2021

South West Regional Group – Virtual Garden Tour – Katsura Imperial Villa in Kyoto

March 13 @ 2:45 pm - 5:00 pm

During this virtual garden tour we will be transported to Kyoto in Japan. Yoko Kawaguchi will be our guide as we explore this famous historical garden.    Following these talks we will host another Gardener’s Question Time session.  Please send your questions in advance to southwest@jgs.org.uk   Yoko Kawaguchi is a cultural historian who writes and lectures on the subject of Japanese gardens, as well as many other aspects of Japanese culture. Her publications include Japanese Zen Gardens and Authentic…

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August 2021

South West Regional Annual General Meeting

August 21 @ 2:45 pm - 5:00 pm

A Virtual South West Regional AGM will be held using Zoom (via computer / iPad / smart phone). Registration details, the agenda and meeting papers will be circulated to JGS members living in the South West during early July 2021.    Please email southwest@jgs.org.uk if you are interested in joining the SW Regional Committee or have ideas about new issues or activities for the Regional Group to consider.   

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