Entries by Graham Catlin

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WINTER LECTURE SERIES 15 APRIL 2020

FRANCIS PRYOR, One of Britain’s most distinguished living archaeologists and a former President of the Council for British Archaeology, Francis has spent 40 years studying the prehistory of the Fens. He was the lead excavator of the Bronze Age village at Flag Fen. A prolific author, Francis has written many highly acclaimed books including the’Birth […]

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NEXT MEETING: 26 FEBRUARY 2020

LOUISE PALOMBA, Associate Partner with Rogers Stirk Harbour, shortlisted architects for the 2019 Stirling Prize for the Macallan Distillery and Visitor Centre in Moray, pays a return visit and will talk about examples of a sustainable approach Lectures are held on Wednesday evenings at 1930 in the Grosvenor Museum lecture Theatre. Lectures are free to […]

WINTER LECTURE SERIES 16 October 2019

Dr ELIZABETH BAIGENT, reader in the history of geography at the University of Oxford will give a talk entitled Octavia Hill : Housing reformer and founder of the National Trust. Dr Baigent has co-edited a recent book entitled ‘Nobler imaginings and mightier struggles : Octavia Hill, Social Activism and the Remaking of British Society’. Lectures […]

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 26 SEPTEMBER 2019

Chester Civic Trust The 2019 AGM WILL BE HELD ON THURSDAY 26 SEPTEMBER 2019 AT 7.30PM IN ST MARY’S CREATIVE SPACE, ST MARY’S HILL, CHESTER. Parking is available nearby at Chester Castle The formal AGM business will be preceded by a talk from Professor Stuart Ainsworth of the University of Chester and the Channel 4 […]