In this issue of my irregular Green Gold newsletter, an announcement of a unique literary evening in May, a short book extract, more stunning botanical art including a new Subscriber offer of a limited edition print, and a short extract from the book. Here’s a few highlights. WoodWords literary evening
Authors Gabriel Hemery and Sarah Simblet are delighted to announce that they will be giving a public talk about The New Sylva at Royal Botanic Gardens Kew on 29th January. We will talk about the making of The New Sylva and the importance of trees to society and the environment. Books will be available to
Join the author of The New Sylva on a guided walk around the Sylva Trail at Harcourt Arboretum
Author Gabriel Hemery will be talking about The New Sylva at the Surrey History Centre in Woking at 1430 on 4th October. The centre is just 14 miles from the John Evelyn’s birthplace at Wotton House. Gabriel’s talk will be illustrated with the exquisite drawings of artist Sarah Simblet. An
Sarah Simblet talks about her part in creating The New Sylva in a film sponsored by Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE) to celebrate the opening, today, of the Sylva Exhibition. Read more about the exhibition at RBGE
During 2014 we will be celebrating the 350th anniversary of Evelyn’s Sylva, and the publication of The New Sylva, by holding a number of events across Britain and Ireland. We’ve created a new Events page on our website to feature these, and help guide readers who may be interested in
Gabriel Hemery and Sarah Simblet will be talking about the creation of The New Sylva at the Oxford Literary Festival on Wednesday 26th March.
In advance of the exhibitions featuring The New Sylva opening in April at Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh (RBGE) and the National Botanic Garden of Wales, RBGE have launched a campaign to find the nation’s favourite tree books. One lucky winner, drawn from the nominations, will receive a copy of The
Gardens and arboreta across the UK and Ireland will be celebrating the 350th anniversary of the publication in 1664 of John Evelyn’s classic book Sylva, including an exhibition of The New Sylva.