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Talk, Wed 1 Nov 2017

James Alexander-Sinclair

James Alexander-Sinclair


Canterbury Festival Box Office

01227 787787


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Thirty years in Gardens.

James designs gardens all over the place, from the Western Isles to the outskirts of Moscow, and most recently the Listening Garden for Radio 2's Feel Good Gardens at the Chelsea Flower Show.

The master of innuendo and wit, he writes regular columns for Gardens Illustrated and Gardeners' World magazine. He has also presented television programmes for both the BBC and Channel 4. Here he gives a whistlestop tour of his life in horticulture - from Peckham to adjudicating on some of the world's most beautiful gardens.

Refreshments: the Cathedral Lodge bar will be open 30 minutes prior to the Talk.
Books: will be on sale at the Lodge, supplied by the Canterbury Christ Church University bookshop/

Event details

Dates Times
Wed 1 Nov 2017 17:30
Approx. duration: 1 hour.


Tickets: £10.50

All ticket prices include a Marlowe per-ticket booking fee of £1.25.



See location of Canterbury Cathedral Lodge on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: TR 150578  Lat: 51.27900 Long: 1.08265

By Train:
Canterbury West and Canterbury East train stations are both 0.5 miles away (10 min walk). Journey time from London by train is approximately just under one hour.

By Road:
If you are using Satellite Navigation, you should enter the address ‘Burgate, Canterbury’ rather than using our postcode.
- From London: From M2 and M20 motorways, follow signs to A2 or Canterbury. Arriving in Canterbury, turn right onto the ring road at Rheims Way roundabout. Keep the city walls on
your left. After the 3rd (St George’s) roundabout, turn left into Burgate
- From Dover/Folkestone: Follow signs to Canterbury. You will arrive at the St George’s roundabout. Turn right onto the ring road and then left into Burgate.
- From Ashford: Follow signs to Canterbury (A28). At Wincheap roundabout, turn right. Follow ring road. Turn left into Burgate. There is a Park and Ride site as you enter the city from this direction.

Cathedral entrance gates:
• 7am – 6pm turn RIGHT into Postern Gate, just after Pub.
• 6pm – 7am continue straight down Burgate, turning right into Christ Church Gate just after
Cathedral Café.
• After 9pm – ring bell on left hand side of Christ Church Gate to gain entrance.

Parking: with charge

Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Canterbury East/West station

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