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• De­signer Mar­cus Bar­nett puts con­tem­po­rary Bri­tish gar­den de­sign into per­spec­tive in a talk en­ti­tled The Glory of the Gar­den at the V&A, Lon­don, on 1 De­cem­ber. 6.30-7.30pm; tick­ets £10, con­ces­sions £7. To book, call 020 7942 2211 or visit vam.ac.uk/what­son • Get up to date on af­ford­able drainage so­lu­tions for land­scape projects large and small with ex­pert Mark Gre­gory on the Lon­don Col­lege of Gar­den De­sign’s one-day course, held at the Ibis Styles ho­tel, Crewe, on 3 De­cem­ber. Cost £75. Tel 01483 762955, lcgd.org.uk • Look­ing for the per­fect present for a gar­dener who has ev­ery­thing? The one-day in­tro­duc­tion to gar­den de­sign at Lon­don’s KLC School of De­sign, would make a most gen­er­ous Christ­mas gift. Cost £185, 6 May 2016, Hamp­ton Court Palace. klc.co.uk • Gar­den de­signer Jo Thomp­son was se­lected to join more than 450 women be­ing cel­e­brated for their achieve­ments and con­tri­bu­tion to so­ci­ety at this year’s Women of the Year awards cer­e­mony. She said, “I would like to see more women show­cas­ing their tal­ents in events like the RHS Chelsea Flower Show.” • The Chelsea gold medal­win­ning ar­ti­san gar­den de­signed by Sarah Eberle for The Haven breast can­cer char­ity is be­ing recre­ated at the char­ity’s new cen­tre in Titch­field, Hamp­shire. the­haven.org.uk

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