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Birmingham Botanical Gardens

Westbourne Rd
Birmingham, West Midlands B15 3TR United Kingdom
0121 454 1860 www.birminghambotanicalgardens.org.uk

January 2015

Lectures at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

17th January 2015 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Westbourne Rd
Birmingham, West Midlands B15 3TR United Kingdom
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During the morning members from the North West region will be detailing their experiences in the design, development and building of the garden at the hospice in Bury. In the afternoon one of our own members will introduce us to some of the mysteries and origins of “martial arts".

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March 2015

Lectures at Birmingham Botanical Gardens

7th March 2015
Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Westbourne Rd
Birmingham, West Midlands B15 3TR United Kingdom
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A talk from a member from the South East region who will explain some of the history and development of Japanese tea bowls, illustrated with photos of his own marvellous collection. After lunch our old friend Robert Ketchell will give us similar information on the gardens and tea houses where these bowls would have been used.

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January 2016

Midland Region AGM & Lectures

16th January 2016 @ 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Westbourne Rd
Birmingham, West Midlands B15 3TR United Kingdom
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A short AGM to be followed by a "Kokedama" demonstration and then a chance to meet an artist whose work is based on his visits to Japan.

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March 2016

Midland Region Lecture Day

19th March 2016 @ 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Westbourne Rd
Birmingham, West Midlands B15 3TR United Kingdom
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A two part talk on the gardens of Tokyo by a member from the SE Region.

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January 2017

Midland Region Lecture Day

28th January 2017 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Westbourne Rd
Birmingham, West Midlands B15 3TR United Kingdom
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Demonstrations of the O'Hara and Ichiyo Schools of Ikebana, followed by a musical slideshow of the recent JGS Pacific Coast Tour. This event will also include the region's Annual General Meeting.  

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March 2017

Midland Region Lecture Day

25th March 2017 @ 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Westbourne Rd
Birmingham, West Midlands B15 3TR United Kingdom
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A chance to see two presentations from last year's national conference. Well known author Yoko Kawaguchi will discuss "Plants in the Japanese garden and their cultural associations". Local member Dr. Marilyn Hammerton will explain how she used plants to develop her own unique garden in Shropshire, in her presentation entitled "Our Japanese Style Garden's Journey - Successes & Failures"

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March 2018

Sakura & Style Spring Lecture Day

24th March 2018 @ 11:00 am - 3:30 pm
Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Westbourne Rd
Birmingham, West Midlands B15 3TR United Kingdom
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A series of lectures including:- The Portrayal of Gardens in Ukiyo-e by Mamiko Markham Matsumae Cherries Bred by Masatoshi Asari in Hokkaido by Chris Sanders Kimono Presentation and Dressing Demonstration by Yukie Scott & Yumiko Jones

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February 2019

JGS Midland Region AGM and Lecture Meeting

16th February 2019 @ 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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March 2019

JGS Midland Region Lecture Meeting

16th March 2019 @ 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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April 2019

JGS Midland Region Maintenance Day

10th April 2019 @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Westbourne Rd
Birmingham, West Midlands B15 3TR United Kingdom
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Maintenance of the Japanese garden at Birmingham Botanical Gardens. Group numbers will be restricted for this event

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June 2019

JGS Midland Region Maintenance Day

5th June 2019 @ 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Westbourne Rd
Birmingham, West Midlands B15 3TR United Kingdom
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Maintenance of the Japanese garden at Birmingham Botanical Gardens. Group numbers will be restricted for this eventJGS Midland Region

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February 2020

JGS Midland Region AGM and Lecture Day

February 15 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Westbourne Rd
Birmingham, West Midlands B15 3TR United Kingdom
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The Midland Region Annual General Meeting at the Garden Room, Birmingham Botanical Gardens. To be followed by talk by Giulio Veronese, Senior Horticultural Supervisor of the External Areas at the Botanic Gardens. Giulio will tell us about his experiences working as a gardener in Japan. Katie Croft will bring us up to date on the proposed project to build a new Japanese garden in Coventry, and Roger Harris will give an illustrated talk about promoting JGS using material suggested by…

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March 2020

JGS Midland Region Lecture Day

March 14 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Westbourne Rd
Birmingham, West Midlands B15 3TR United Kingdom
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A lecture day in the Loudon Suite, Birmingham Botanical Gardens. DUE TO A LOW NUMBER OF BOOKINGS BECAUSE OF THE CURRENT CORONA VIRUS SITUATION, THIS EVENT HAS UNFORTUNATELY BEEN CANCELLED.

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JGS Midland Region Maintenance Workshop

March 18 @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm
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One event on 8th April 2020 at 10:30 am

Birmingham Botanical Gardens, Westbourne Rd
Birmingham, West Midlands B15 3TR United Kingdom
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The first of two workshops at the Japanese garden in the Birmingham Botanical Gardens to prepare it for the visitor season and, in particular, for the cherry tree planting event on 17 April which is part of the nation Sakura Project.

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