A Year in the Life of Chester Civic Trust

DIARY OF EVENTS & MEETINGS, excluding other organisations on which CCT is represented

SEPTEMBER 2013
26 Annual General Meeting: Speaker Peter Howell-Jones

OCTOBER 2013
1-7 Civic Trust visit to Romania
10 UDC Meeting on Chester Transport Strategy
16 Lecture: Hydro-Electric Centenary by George Ablett
22 Civic Trust Special Meeting: Local Plan & Green Belt
24 BLP Event: St John’s Church
25 Civic Voice AGM in Liverpool

NOVEMBER 2013
7 West Cheshire Heritage Forum
18 Photo Survey: Celebration of 20 Years
21 BLP Event: Heritage Crime by Mark Abrams
27 Lecture: Triumph, Demolition and Decay by Jonathan Brown
28 Formation of Friends of the City Walls

DECEMBER 2013
3 Civic Trust Council meeting

JANUARY 2014
11 BLP Event: Twin Towns by David Evans
14 Civic Trust Council Meeting
22 Lecture: Lost Halls of Wirral by Gavin Hunter
31 BLP Event: Romanian Reminiscences

FEBRUARY 2014
6 Design Debate at University of Chester
12 New Year Honours Presentations at BLP
19 Lecture: Chester Leadworks by Geoff Pickard

MARCH 2014
3 Friends of the City Walls AGM
5 Local Lists Workshop at BLP
6 BLP Event: Vale Royal Abbey
8 NWACTS AGM at Preston
12 Lecture: The Public Parks of Edward Kemp by Elizabeth Davey
15 Guild of Guides Awards at BLP
24 Launch of Friends of the City Walls

APRIL 2014
2 Ian Nairn Memorial Lecture: Post War Architecture by Elain Harwood
11-13 Civic Trust visit to Sheffield
16 Civic Trust Council meeting
28 Local Lists Steering Group meeting
30 BLP Event: Men in Sheds by Steve Thrower

MAY 2014
7 West Cheshire Heritage Meeting at Tarvin
9 Meeting with David Burton-Pye re Growth in Historic Towns
14 Oliver Bott Memorial Lecture with CSLH
23 NWACTS Meeting at Timperley

JUNE 2014
3 Civic Trust Council Meeting
21 Civic Day
24-25 Chester Guided Walks for General Public

JULY 2014
16 Civic Trust Council meeting

AUGUST 2014
31 Civic Trust Visit to Manchester and IWM North

SEPTEMBER 2014
2 Civic Trust Council meeting
12-14 Heritage Open Days
In addition to the above, the New Works Committee meets almost every week to review current planning applications for the city. Other committees meet every six weeks or more frequently as the situation demands.