She is an experienced researcher and advisor on all aspects of the restoration, planning and management of historic parks and gardens. For over two decades Kate has worked on diverse projects from Elizabethan water gardens to Edwardian seaside parks.
Collaborating with a number of long-standing colleagues, Kate both forms and joins inter-disciplinary teams, on a wide range of projects, for a variety of clients – from private individuals to institutions and local authorities.
Kate’s social history of 18th and early 19th century designed landscapes The Secret Life of the Georgian Garden established her as a leading authority. It was featured in Financial Times’s Books of the Year 2016. She is currently working on a new book for Yale University Press.
Kate regularly contributes to TV programmes on various aspects of history and gives in-depth advice on scripts.
Kate is an experienced and entertaining speaker – subjects include many aspects of both the history of gardens and their conservation.
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