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York Gate video


Last November’s speaker, Andrew Mikolajski, has sent me a link to a wonderful 10-minute film from c.1991 of Sybil Spencer in her garden at York Gate at Adel, near Leeds, which he told us about in his talk, and which is one of the gardens that our coach trip will be visiting on Sunday 7 August. It shows the indomitable Mrs Spencer and her part-time gardener and friends preparing for a Yellow Book open day. “No, we don’t have coaches. I only allow 150 in at a time, because the paths are narrow…”

Click here for YouTube video of York Gate garden (opens in separate window)


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