Ovid’s Garden Party: Roman Garden Recreation Opening Event

Ovid’s Garden Party, Saturday 18th June, 2-4
Winterbourne House & Gardens

Celebrating the official opening of Ovid’s Garden, a Roman garden recreation project at Winterbourne House & Gardens created by University of Birmingham Classics PhD student, Miriam Bay. The event will include a drinks reception, with talks from Miriam Bay, ‘Cultivating Narrative & Composing Landscape’, and garden designer and bestselling author Kathryn Aalto, ‘Creating Gardens with Narratives’, followed by performances of episodes from Ovid’s Metamorphoses by ancient Roman pantomime theatre group Avid For Ovid.

This is a free event and all are welcome to attend, although admission prices to Winterbourne apply – £6, £5 concession, and free for University of Birmingham staff and students.

Winterbourne House & Gardens is situated close to the University of Birmingham’s Edgbaston campus, just 10 minutes from Birmingham city centre. More information on getting to Winterbourne by road, rail, bus or bike and parking at can be found on their website here.

For further information visit Miriam’s blog and to register your interest contact mxb494@bham.ac.uk.

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