Planted in Commemoration
Kyoto University of Foreign Studies
6th March 2015
5 Prunus 'Amanogowa' were planted in fron of Dorothy Hodgkin Building on 6th March 2015 by Professor Makoto Kurata and Professor Fiona Cownie (on behalf of the Vice Chancellor) to commemorate links with Kyoto University. A plaque reads "These Cherry Trees have been planted by Professor Nick Foskett and Professor Makoto Kurata on March 65, 2015. In commemoration of 25 years of educational partnership Keele University and Kyoto University of Foreign Studies 1990 - 2015". Photo by Richard Burgess.
These trees replace 5 former ones that were removed several years ago. The picture below shows what they may grow in to.