Looking at Architecture
|Jean and John Morgan (email preferred)||881876|
Meetings take place on the first Wednesday of the month at The Gap Community Centre, Oakwood Road, Warwick CV34 5TD and start at 2:15pm. This is an open group and all members are welcome. You can contact us as above, but please feel free to turn up on the day. There is a charge of £1.00 to cover the room cost.
We will have a short break, and tea/coffee will be available for 50p.
Architectural 'strolls' and trips are usually on the third Wednesday of some months and need to be booked with Jean (Contact details above).
|Dates for your Diary|
|Wed Feb 5th||Thomas Archer of Umberslade Hall, Tanworth in Arden, Warwickshire|
Exploring the life and work of Warwickshire's best known architect and perhaps the only English proponent of the true Baroque style.
|Wed Mar 4th||Arts and Crafts Buildings in Birmingham - Birmingham is in many ways the centre of Arts and Crafts Architecture in the UK. We will look at the reason for the popularity of the movement in the city and some of the buildings that are its legacy.|
|Wed Apr 1st||The Life and Work of Coventry-born architect Frederick Gibberd|
Like his buildings or not, Frederick Gibberd was one of the most successful UK architects in the mid 20th Century, with six major projects in Leamington alone. He has had a huge influence in UK town design and is best known as the architect of Harlow New Town and Metropolitan Cathedral of Christ the King in Liverpool.
|Wed May 6th||Art Deco and Modernism in our region|
|Wed May 20th||Architectural Stroll: Old and New Lillington|
|Wed Jun 3rd||Lost Buildings of Warwick and Leamington - A look at some of the Architecture we have lost over the years.|
|Wed Jun 17th||Architectural Stroll: PF Robinson's plan for North Leamington|
|Wed Jul 1st||Local Artists - Our area has always been attractive to artists. We will look at some of the people who have lived and worked here and look at the plans for the Creative Quarter in Leamington to judge if this legacy will continue.|
|Wed Jul 15th||Architectural Stroll: Cubbington Church|
|Wed Sep 2nd||Reinventing Redundant Buildings|
|Wed Sep 16th||Architectural Stroll: Coventry University|
|Wed Oct 7th||Catholic Churches in Warwickshire|
|Wed Nov 4th||More Warwickshire Churches|
|Wed Dec 2nd||A History of Shops and Shopping|