Warwick District

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 Jul 3rd The Life and Work of William Thomas - a look at perhaps the most successful architect during the development of Leamington, who went on to become a leading architect in Canada.
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 - Coach trip to Tamworth and Middleton Hall, including Architecture tour of the Hall, which includes buildings dating from 1285 to the Victorian era. Further details and cost later.
Wed Oct 2nd Arch Bridges over the Centuries - a talk by Alan Mordey, former Highways & Transportation Engineer, Atkins Consultants

The arch form has existed since at least the 3rd Century BC, and remains of Roman arches can still be seen today. Early arches using stone, would be followed by arches in brick, cast iron and then reinforced concrete. The arch remains a viable structural form for new bridges.
Wed Nov 6th 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 Dec 4th Seasons Greetings - A meeting for this time of year
Wed Feb 5th 2020 The Life and Work of Coventry-born architect Frederick Gibberd
Wed Mar 4th 2020 Some 20th Century Warwickshre born architects
Wed Apr 1st 2020 Thomas Archer of Umberslade Hall, Warwickshire
Wed May 6th 2020 Kieth Kitto - Vanbrugh and Hawksmoor
Wed Jun 3rd 2020 Lost Buildings of Warwick and Leamington - A look at some of the Architecture we have lost over the years.
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100 Books Club 7+ Walking Group
Ab Initio I Ab Initio II
Active Listening to Music Arts and Crafts category
Badminton Book Club
Book Group (Leamington) Book group (Warwick)
Bowling Bridge
Cacophony Canasta
Card & Craft Card and Board games
Cinema club Computer Club
Computing category Conversazione Italiana
Current Affairs Curry club
Cycling Dancing category
Day Walkers Digital Imaging
Drawing and Painting Enjoying Poetry
Folk Dancing Food, Wine & Dine
French Conversation (Leam 2) French Conversation (Wark 1)
French Conversation (Wark 2) French group (Leamington)
French group (Warwick) French Literature
From Fact to Fiction Book grp Games (Indoor)
Games (Outdoor) Garden group 1
Garden group 2 Garden group 4
Gardening category German Conversation
German Forum Good Eating
Health and Well-being History Group
History of Art Improving our Photography
Indoor Bowls Italian Arts
Italian stage 4 advanced Jazz Appreciation group
Knit and Natter Languages category
Latin group 3 Local Walkers I
Local Walkers II Local Walkers III
Looking at Architecture Music category
My Music Natural History
Opera Our World Studies category
Painting for Pleasure Pétanque
Pétanque Deux Philosophy
Portuguese stage 2 Quilting and Patchwork
Ramblers Ramblers Too
Rambling/Walking category Reading group
Reading Poetry and Prose Reading, Writing & Poetry category
Russian Culture SatNav Ramblers
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Scrabble (Afternoon 1) Scrabble (Afternoon 2)
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Spanish Stage 2 Stretch a Leg
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Tennis The Adelaide Singers
The Woolpack Tramp and Trek 1
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