Valfredda Seminar


19   September


8.30 am>5.30 pm


Sala Piatti, via S. Salvatore - Bergamo

Valfredda Seminar

Organized by the Valfredda Nursery, Valfredda seminar is a moment of in-depth study dedicated to flowers and herbaceous perennials. Two exceptional guests for the 2019 Edition: Cassian Schmidt, landscape architect, author and lecturer with 25 years’ experience; and James Hitchmough, Professor at the University of Sheffield. The Godmother of Vafredda Seminar is Annie Guilfoyle, award-winning designer, silver medal-winner at the Chelsea Flower Show and journalist for the “Gardens Illustrated”, together with Mauro Crescini, owner of the Valfredda Nursery leader in Europe in for the cultivation of herbaceous perennials; landscape architect Giacomo Guzzon of the University of Sheffield; and Beatrice Rivolta.
The speakers will guide the participants through the design of green spaces with a special focus on flowers and herbaceous perennials, each in accordance with their own field of expertise.

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08.30 - 09.00 am Welcome and registration
09.00 - 10.45 am James Hitchmough
10.45 - 11.00 am Coffe Break
11.00 - 12.30 pm Cassian Schmidt
12.30 - 02.00 pm Lunch
02.00 - 03.00 pm James Hitchmough
03.00 - 04.00 pm Cassian Schmidt
04.00 - 04.30 pm Coffe Break
04.30 - 05.30 pm Interview and questions with Annie Guilfoyle


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Cost: 150€ excluding VAT
The participation fee includes simultaneous translation and coffee breaks.

Participants are expected to reach Vivaio Valfredda autonomously.
To avoid traffic and parking problems, participants are requested to commute in groups.

There is a bus shuttle service from Rovato railway station to Valfredda Nursery and back.
Those who stay in Bergamo can catch the train to Rovato. The route takes about 40 minutes.

International Meeting, Valfredda seminar e Valfredda Workshop

An appointment between the theory and practice of projecting green spaces with Valfredda Workshop (18th September) and International Meeting (20th-21st September), enrich the educational offer of the Landscape Festival - I Maestri del Paesaggio and is presented with a special promotional offer.

Promotional offers
International Meeting + Valfredda Seminar
250€ instead of 300€ plus VAT

International Meeting + Valfredda Seminar + Valfredda Workshop
370€ instead 450€ plus vat