Winter Lectures 2014 – 2015

CHESTER CIVIC TRUST LECTURE SERIES 2014-2015

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Wednesday 22 October 2014
WAKEFIELD – A MERRY CITY ONCE AGAIN?
Kevin Trickett, President of Wakefield Civic Society, will talk about the history, architecture and regeneration of his home city and explain the part the Society is playing in helping to shape and deliver a modern vision for Wakefield.

Wednesday 19 November 2014
RESTORATION OF BIRKENHEAD PRIORY.
Following his guidance for the Civic Trust’s recent look at Birkenhead Park visitor Centre and new housing at Bromborough Pool Village, Alf Plant of Ainsley Gommon Architects, will talk of restoration work on the Medieval ruins on the Birkenhead Priory site. Alf has also been appointed as the church architect for the Chapter House and the Scriptorium on the site.

Wednesday January 21 2015
THE WORK OF THE MIHAI EMINESCU TRUST IN TRANSYLVANIA AND MARAMURES, ROMANIA.
Jessica Douglas-Home,

Wednesday February 18 2015
ART NOUVEAU IN EUROPE.
Adrian Sumner

Wednesday March 18 2015
NEW DEVELOPMENTS IN MANCHESTER.
Angela Harrington

Wednesday  April 29th 2015
Conservation and Reuse of Historic Industrial Sites.
Tony Barton
A look at the work done on post-industrial sites by Donald Insall Associates, including RIBA award winning Copper Kingdom at Amlwch and Lion Salt works, due to open in April 2015 with CCT visit being planned.

All lectures will be held in the Grosvenor museum lecture theatre
starting at 7:30 pm. Admission is free to members.
Guests and non-members are welcome, suggested donation £3.oo

 

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