The Secret Gardeners 1

Britain's Creatives Reveal Their Private Sanctuaries

by Victoria SummerleyTamsin Westhorpe and Hugo Rittson Thomas

Hardback Publication Date: 05/10/2017

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A captivating portrait into the private sanctuaries of celebrities and artists including including Sting, Terry Gilliam, Andrew Lloyd Webber and others.

The Secret Gardeners is a captivating photographic portrait of the private gardening passions of 25 of the UKs foremost artists, designers, actors, producers, composers, playwrights, sculptors and fashion designers.

Accompanying meaty essays explaining the owners inspiration and passion are photographs revealing the beautiful gardens that the public rarely see.

The Secret Gardeners include Andrew Lloyd Webber, Anish Kapoor, Jeremy Irons, Cath Kidston, Terry Gilliam, Prue Leith, Ozzy Osbourne, Sting, Julian Fellowes and Rupert Everett.

ISBN:
9780711237636
9780711237636
Category:
Gardens (descriptions
Format:
Hardback
Publication Date:
05-10-2017
Language:
English
Publisher:
Quarto Publishing Group UK
Country of origin:
United Kingdom
Pages:
272
Dimensions (mm):
305x248x28.45mm
Weight:
2.02kg
Victoria Summerley

Victoria Summerley is a national newspaper journalist who specialises in writing about gardens and gardening. For the past 13 years she has been executive editor of The Independent. In 2010, she was the winner of the prestigious Garden Media Guild Journalist of the Year award, and she also writes an award-winning blog. Her garden in London was open under the National Gardens Scheme and was featured on BBC Gardeners' World. After 50 years of living and gardening in London, Victoria now lives in the Cotswolds, but regularly returns to the capital.

Hugo Rittson Thomas

Hugo Rittson-Thomas is one of the UK's leading portrait photographers.

He started his career in the art world, studying at Central St.Martin's and Goldsmiths University of London, and took part in the landmark exhibition Temple of Diana alongside Tracey Emin at The Blue Gallery in 1999.

In 2012 he was privately commissioned to photograph the Cotswolds gardens of Eyford House, Corwill Manor and Asthall Manor and has worked alongside acclaimed garden photographer Andrew Lawson.

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  • The secret gardeners

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    A most interesting book,looking into celebrities gardens. I found fascinating so not what I was expecting. A book for gardeners and non gardeners. Beautiful photos too