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 Nov 6th||Architecture of the Gunpowder Plot - The 1605 plot of young Catholic nobles started and ended in Warwickshire and the surrounding counties. We are going to celebrate November 5th with a look at the Houses and other buildings connected with the conspiracy.|
|Wed Dec 4th||Seasons Greetings - A meeting for this time of year|
|Wed Feb 5th 2020||Thomas Archer of Umberslade Hall, Warwickshire|
|Wed Mar 4th 2020||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 2020||The Life and Work of Coventry-born architect Frederick Gibberd|
|Wed May 6th 2020||Art Deco and Modernism in our region|
|Wed Jun 3rd 2020||Lost Buildings of Warwick and Leamington - A look at some of the Architecture we have lost over the years.|
|Wed Jul 1st 2020||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.|