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 Mar 6th||Green Belts, their history and impact: A talk by Dr John Sturzaker MRTPI, Senior Lecturer in Civic Design/Planning, Programme Director MCD/MA Town & Regional Planning, University of Liverpool|
|Wed Apr 3rd||Smith of Warwick - “England’s finest provincial Architect”|
|Wed Apr 17th||Architectural Stroll - A detailed look at Kenilworth High Street and Castle Hill - Contact Jean for meeting time and place.|
|Wed May 1st||The Buildings of Stratford-upon-Avon - An appreciation of the rich and varied architectural heritage of Stratford.|
|Wed May 15th||Architectural Stroll - Stratford Old Town - Contact Jean for details of meeting time and place. Depending on demand, we may need to organise two strolls, as we will need to limit numbers for this visit.|
|Wed Jun 5th||Architects and Builders of Leamington 1808 - 1838|
|Wed Jun 19th|
Architectural Stroll - Birmingham Art Gallery and Museum - Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery is a Grade II* listed building dating to 1885. As well as appreciating the building we will make time to view its most important collections and perhaps spend time in the Edwardian Tea Rooms. Contact Jean for details of this visit.
|Wed Jul 3rd||The Life and Work of William Thomas|
|Wed Jul 17th||Architectural Stroll - William Thomas in Leamington. Contact Jean for time and place of meeting.|
|Wed Aug 7th||Timber Framed Buildings - Stoneleigh|
|Wed Aug 21st||Architectural Stroll - Stoneleigh|
|Wed Sep 4th||The Victorian Architects and Builders of Leamington|
|Wed Sep 18th||Architectural Visit - Middleton Hall. Coach trip to be confirmed|
|Wed Oct 2nd||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 Nov 6th||Lost Buildings of Warwick and Leamington - A look at some of the Architecture we have lost over the years.|
|Wed Dec 4th||Seasons Greetings - A meeting for this time of year|