Little Sparta Trustees: Magnus Linklater (chairman), Ian Appleton,
Victoria Miro, Duncan Macmillan, Ann Uppington, Ian Kennedy,
Patrick Eyres and Richard
Ian Hamilton Finlay has generously
given ownership of the garden and its contents to the
trust and its objectives now are to maintain the garden
to the high standard the artist has set, and to secure
the long-term future of the garden and its treasures.
It has launched a fund-raising strategy
in two stages -
To build up a Maintenance Fund of £1million,
with contributions from friends, supporters and organisations
sympathetic to the artist’s work.
To establish an Endowment Fund which
will secure the long-term future of the garden.
All contributions are welcomed with
For more information please contact Laura Robertson by e-mail.
The Little Sparta Trust is registered
as a Scottish Charity, no. SC023222.
Sparta, the Garden of Ian Hamilton Finlay, by Jessie
Sheeler, published in 2003 by Frances Lincoln, is available
from bookshops, but copies are also available at the garden and can be
ordered from the trust at £30 (plus £4 P&P) with all
profits going to the trust.