Wednesday 5 June 2019 | Lambeth Palace

A day conference for chaplains, health care professionals and all those interested in the healing environment.

Explore the links between health, gardening and the environment at this one-day conference in London on 5 June, World Environment Day.

Tickets cost £45 and include lunch in the Lambeth Palace garden. To book


Professor Jim McManus is Director of Public Health for Hertfordshire County Council and President of the Guild of Health and St Raphael.

The Revd Jonathan Aitken is a former Cabinet minister, now a prison chaplain.

Rachel Kelly is the author of Black Rainbow: How words healed me: my journey through depression, a Sunday Times bestseller. She is an official ambassador for Rethink Mental Illness, SANE and The Counselling Foundation.

Harriet Gross is Acting Head of the College of Social Science, University of Lincoln and author of The Psychology of Gardening. She researches the psychological significance of gardens and gardening, and was involved in creating a Gold Medal-winning design at the Chelsea Flower Show.

The Revd Dr Isabelle Hamley is Chaplain to the Archbishop of Canterbury.

Dr Geraldine Brown is a Research Fellow at Coventry University with experience of the benefit of gardening projects to prisoners’ health and wellbeing.

The Revd James Elston is Rector at St Paul’s, Camden Square. The woodland garden at St Paul’s won the Church Times Green Health Award in 2018.

Dr Suzanne Hyde is the clinical director of the St Marylebone Healing and Counselling Centre.

Anna Baker Cresswell is the founder of HighGround, a charity which helps Service Leavers, Reservists and Veterans to find jobs, careers and vocational opportunities in the land-based sector.

The Revd Dr Gillian Straine is Director of the Guild of Health and St Raphael.

Dr Elizabeth Henry is National Adviser Minority Ethnic Anglican Concerns.

Green Health Live is organised jointly by The Conservation FoundationThe Guild of Health and St Raphael, and the Church Times.