6 August 1995. Ian Hamilton Finlay (centre) with summer school group at Little Sparta, Stonypath, Lanarkshire.
Entitled La Galleria nel Giardino, A Journey into 30 Gardens, the Summer School of July-August 1995 was described as The Garden Route to the 1995 Edinburgh Festival from Kingston University via Italy, Belarus, England and Scotland. It's guiding theme was Bridging the Gaps - Between East and West, North and South in the New Europe. The Summer School garden journey culminated with the Demarco European Art Foundation visual and performing arts programme during the Edinburgh International Festival.