Residency – Riverhill Himalayan Gardens

The Poetry Shed

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I’ve just started my residency at the gorgeous Riverhill Himalayan Gardens which was bought by the Rogers family in 1840. John Rogers, a scientist and friend of Darwin’s was one of the first members of the Royal Horticultural Society and a patron of the plant collectors of the day, hence the astonishing array of trees and shrubs.

open_cry_sculptureWhat I say about them

Thrilled to be invited to be their Poet in Residence. If you haven’t been to Riverhill, it’s a must. Check out their website and events programme to find out what you can be involved with this year – Easter egg hunts, craft workshops, dog walks, sculpture exhibitions. There are (obviously) a number poetry events, and ice creams and wonderful food in the café (a definite must). If you haven’t seen them on Country House Rescue, track down a copy, or better still find a date in your diary and…

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