Events

The City Series

“From country house to Viceroys house: A journey with Sir Edwin Lutyens”

Wednesday 27th June 2018 @ 6pm

At New Walk Museum

Martin Lutyens, Chair of the Lutyens Trust and descendant of Sir Edwin Lutyens, will give a talk about this famous architect, renowned for designing many famous war memorials, including Leicester’s Arch of Remembrance in Victoria Park.

Free to attend; booking will be available later in May.

 

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The first free event of 2018 will be a special evening of talks and debate on Thursday 12th April 2018 and will focus on ‘Civilised Streets’. The event is part of the larger Transforming Cities 2018 Conference, which will take place in Leicester on the 12th and 13th April. There will be talks from local, national and international speakers on the challenge of making streets more liveable, through better design and management.

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Thursday 30th November 2017/ New Walk Museum/ A talk by Tim Skelton – author of ‘Lutyens and the Great War’. This talk is funded by the ‘Story of Parks’ project, a HLF/Leicester City Council supported scheme centered on the restoration of the War Memorial on Victoria Park (designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens).

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6th December 2017/ Vijay Patel Building/ Architecture of the Healthy City / Neil Stacey / De Montfort University / Free event: tickets available at Eventbrite see

https://leicesterurbanobservatory.wordpress.com/2017/10/30/city-series-6th-dec-2017-the-architecture-of-the-healthy-city/

Further events to be announced.

Satellite Seminars- see main blog page for details of these partner led events

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