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Bampfylde Lecture 2024: A conversation with Philip and Tim

March 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm


Join us for an extraordinary evening on Friday 1st of March at 7.30 pm as we host our annual Bampfylde Lecture – held each year on the anniversary of the birth of former owner Coplestone Warre Bampfylde. A farewell to Hestercombe’s founder Philip White MBE in conversation with author Tim Richardson.

Philip White MBE, Hestercombe’s founder and Chief Executive, will be retiring in March, following a more than thirty-year career leading the restoration and preservation of this historically important and nationally significant house and gardens.

In celebration of Philip’s contribution to Hestercombe, this exclusive event will bring Philip together in conversation with author Tim Richardson. Tim is a garden critic and landscape historian, among the world’s experts on the landscape garden movement, and has written numerous books on landscape design.

If you would like to enjoy supper with us before the lecture, consisting of two courses and a small glass of wine, please select this in addition to your ticket(s). Please email us at food@hestercombe.com with any dietary requirements you may have.

We are giving members priority booking before tickets are released to non-members later this week. Click the button below to secure tickets for this popular event and we hope to see you there.


March 1
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
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01823 413923
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Hestercombe Gardens
Cheddon Fitzpaine TA2 8LG + Google Map
01823 413923
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