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Our aim is to offer a diverse range of activities for all our members at locations around the county.


Talks in 2019

Wednesday March 20th 2019

Title: Jane Austen and the Picturesque Landscape: Heroes, Villains and Mr Repton

Description:  A talk at Ampthill Church Hall 

Further details, click here


Monday May 6th 2019

Title: Humphry Repton in Bedfordshire

Description:  A talk at Ampthill Church Hall 

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Tuesday May 21st 2019

Title: Gertrude Jeykll in Bedfordshire

Description:  A talk at Ampthill Church Hall 

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Study Days

Date: April 10th 2019

Title: Impact of WW1 on Beds Estates

Description:  BGT and Luton Hoo Estates Study Day   

Booking Form click here

Date: June 22nd 2019

Title: The Designed Landscapes of Bedfordshire

Description:  BGT organised symposium on behalf of Bedfordshire Local History Association

For a high level list of speakers, click here  

For a list of what is being covered, click here

For a booking form and instructions, click here

For any further information, eMail:



Garden Visits

Dates: Various

Title: Various Open Gardens via Bedfordshire NGS

Description: All noted at the NGS website

Note BGT are specifically supporting the following NGS Open Days as follows:

June 2nd: Southill [providing history information]

June 8th: Howbury Hall [providing history information]

June 16th: The Hyde [providing history information]

August 3rd: Luton Hoo Walled Garden [providing history information]

Date: June 2nd 2019

Title: Moggerhanger Plant Fair

Description: All noted at their website

Note BGT are specifically supporting this event with guided garden tours

Guided Walks for 2019

Dates Being Planned - to be announced - see latest news




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Some events are open to the public but members are the first to be notified. The cost is discounted to members whenever possible.

The programme of events varies from year to year.

Our 2019 events will include a series of talks in the spring, and a co-hosted Study Day at Luton Hoo Estate. Our 2018 events included a study day "Repton in Bedfordshire" and a number of talks given across the county.