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Souter Lighthouse, Tyne & Wear, in winter | © National Trust Images/Dougie Holden


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Street sign of Bloom Park Road in Fulham, London, with pink blossoming tree next to it

Research explores lost blossom through UK place names 

As part of our 2024 celebration of blossom, we're sharing new research that's revealed the significance of historic blossom in influencing the street and place names that still exist today. Find out what this means for our blossom work across the UK.

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Octavia Hill Lecture 

The annual Octavia Hill Lecture is an opportunity for respected voices and commentators to lead us in reflecting on nature, beauty and history. Watch the 2024 lecture with guest speaker Professor Mary Beard. After the lecture, Professor Beard was in conversation with Gus Casely-Hayford.

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