Historic Pears of the North- Talk and demonstration

Cannon Hall

Join pear expert Phillip Rainford for a superb illustrated talk on the treasure trove of remnant pear trees to be found in the North of England. Find out about their historical significance, uses, and means of identification.

This will be followed by a pruning demonstration of our wonderful and historic pear collection, located in the walled garden. You will have opportunity to ask about common pear pests/diseases and advice on maintenance of different aged trees.                                                     

Booking is essential, please email cannonhallparkandgardens@barnsley.gov.uk to reserve your space.

10am – 1pm, free, donations welcome