Landscape, Gardens and Health Network Conference 2017

Friday, September 22, 2017 - 08:30 - 17:00
Penny Brohn Cancer Care Centre, Bristol, BS20 0HH, GB

The therapeutic value of landscapes and gardens: evidence-based design and beyond
Penny Brohn Cancer Care Centre, Bristol BS20 0HH 

Friday 22 September 2017   

9.30 am  - 18.00 pm

​​Cost £45 or £25 for students/concessions – lunch included.
Key Note Speakers
Olivia Chapple, Chair and Executive Trustee, Horatio’s Garden
‘Horatio’s Gardens – The benefits of beautiful garden projects in the NHS’
Dr Anna Jorgensen, Senior Lecturer & Editor, Landscape Research, University of Sheffield
‘Therapeutic opportunities in the everyday landscape’
Dr Anne Stobart, Consultant Medical Herbalist & Honorary Fellow, University of Exeter
‘Extending the healthy landscape: exploring the medicinal forest garden’
Jeremy Parker, Director of Fira Landscape Architecture & Urban Design, Birmingham
‘How to achieve an holistic approach to design in healthcare environments’
Practical hands on workshops will take place in the garden in the afternoon with Colin Porter, Professional Gardener of the Year 2009, Dr. Anne Stobart, medical herbalist and Forest Bathing with Faith Douglas. 
Additional papers from:​

  • Mike Westley - Westley Design
  • Debbie Carroll/Mark Rendell - Stepchange Design Ltd
  • Garuth Chalfont - Chalfont Design

LGHN are delighted to be working again with the Penny Brohn Cancer Care Centre in Bristol. Delegates will be invited to join a variety of activities in the 5 acre garden which is central to much of the centre’s therapeutic and healing work.
A full programme for the day will be provided on registration.

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