Leicestershire and Rutland Gardens Trust has an annual lecture at Leicester University, a major purpose of which is to fund our education programme: we support schools and colleges with gardening projects and give a small annual bursary to a Brooksby College student.
This year the lecture will take place on 10th September at 7.30 p.m. and the speaker is Kim Wilkie, Landscape Architect. I attach a flyer with more details. Whilst he is not a celebrity name, always cropping up on TV, he is generally held to be as important and influential today as Capability Brown was in the 18th century. Here is a link to his website:
This video on You Tube will show you his lecturing style, which is very engaging, and what he has to say is so relevant and important: