Macclesfield: Adlington Hall and Gardens announces Gardens talk with James Alexander-Sinclair

  Posted: 20.10.21 at 13:49 by Adlington Hall

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A unique gardening evening experience are coming to Macclesfield.

Adlington Hall and Gardens are delighted to be welcoming one of the foremost garden designers in the UK, James Alexander-Sinclair, for a compelling evening, in front of a roaring fire in the Great Hall of Adlington Hall, all about gardens and gardening.

Sparkling wine and canapes are served on arrival, included in the ticket price.

James Alexander-Sinclair MSGD is a renowned British garden designer. He began his career as a landscape contractor in London before moving to the English countryside in 1992.

Since then he has designed private and public gardens both large and small throughout the UK and occasionally beyond.

James is also a well known writer, contributing to many of the British horticultural publications (Gardens Illustrated, English Garden, Country Life, The Garden etc) and was voted the Garden Media Guild Garden Journalist of the year in 2019.

Macclesfield: Adlington Hall and Gardens is located on Adlington's Mill Lane. (Image - CC 2.0 © Copyright Philip Cornwall Unchanged)

He has had a varied career as television presenter and is a long term member of the BBC team for coverage of the Chelsea Flower Show.

Anyone who has seen James on stage will attest that he is a lively and engaging speaker much in demand on the lecture circuit in the UK, US, Russia and China.
James has been a Royal Horticultural Society gardens judge since 2006, Chair of the Chelsea Flower Show selection panel and chairman of the International Jury at the Moscow Flower show amongst others.

In 2011 he was elected to the Council of the RHS and served 10 years, he continues to be very involved with the society and has recently been appointed as a Vice President.

In 2016 James created a garden at the Scottish Spinal Injuries Centre for the Horatio’s Garden charity, he continues to oversee the garden and in 2021 accepted a role as trustee.

Ticket price: £36.00 per person, including VAT

Arrival time: 7pm – Gates open 6:45pm

Start: 7:30pm prompt

Finish: Approx. 9pm

Pre – booked tickets only £36.00 per person – Tickets can be booked via Candide.

Please note due to fire regulations in the Great Hall, there is limited seating for this event so book early to avoid disappointment.

James' skills brought to the Macclesfield village will be a perfect compliment to Macclesfield town centre going for the Britain in Bloom Awards.

Adlington is just under five miles from Macclesfield town centre.

Earlier in the week, we revealed the most famous person from the Macclesfield constituency village.

Please click here to read that article.

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