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12 November 2019The English Kitchen and Garden
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The English Kitchen and Garden David Bostwick Tuesday 12 November 2019

Looking at evidence through still-life and genre paintings of the time momentous changes in kitchen gardens and orchards will be seen, following the discovery of strange new foods such as sweetcorn, potatoes and tomatoes from the Americas

Dr. David Bostwick is a lecturer and consultant in the cultural history of the Medieval, Tudor and Stuart periods. He is a consultant on historic buildings and their interpretation to The National Trust, English Heritage and Historic Scotland.