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January 2017

Council

January 5, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Guildhall, Westgate
Canterbury,
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Proposed venue: The Guildhall, Westgate, Canterbury Contact: Graham Finch  862 004

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Canterbury Area Member Panel

January 9, 2017 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Guildhall, Westgate
Canterbury,
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Proposed venue: The Guildhall, Westgate, Canterbury Contact: Pippa Tritton  01227 862 594

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Talk by Professor David Ormrod – The Blitz and the making of post-war Canterbury

January 18, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friends Meeting House, 6 The Friars
Canterbury, CT1 2AS
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Free

The Canterbury we see today is the result of many decisions made – or not made – over many years. Crucially the city was shaped by the Blitz and the post war planners, with their commitment to modernism. Among the options they considered were a grand Civic Way from the council offices to the Cathedral and an inner relief road parallel to the High Street. Professor David Ormrod was a councillor, and a member of the Planning Committee, for part…

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March 2017

Paul Bennett:  Recent Discoveries In Canterbury And East Kent 

March 15, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friends Meeting House, 6 The Friars
Canterbury, CT1 2AS
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£3.00

Talk at 7.30 pm on Wednesday 15 March in the Friends Meeting House, the Friars Paul Bennett is Director of the Canterbury Archaeological Trust and his talks always throw a vivid light on the history of our city.  He writes: "There are some really interesting projects in progress at the moment, with more to come later this year, not least a major excavation beneath the former Slatters Hotel on St Margaret’s Street. I will review a few of the projects…

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June 2017

Talk By Ptolemy Dean:  Building New Communities in Canterbury:  What might the developers learn from Wye, Chilham and Chartham?

June 27, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Friends Meeting House, 6 The Friars
Canterbury, CT1 2AS
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7.30 pm Tuesday 27 June at the Friends Meeting House, the Friars Over the next ten years thousands of new homes are going to be built in Canterbury.  Is it possible to create good new communities in these developments?  Do the villages of the area offer any lessons about how to design a place where people enjoy living?  These and other questions will be considered in a talk to be given by Ptolemy Dean, the President of the Canterbury Society.…

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September 2017

September 7, 2017 @ 10:00 am - September 10, 2017 @ 5:00 pm

Enjoy the Heritage Open Days: 7th to 10th September 2017 Heritage Open Days are a national celebration of England’s wonderful architecture and culture, offering free access to properties that are usually closed to the public or that charge for admission.  They offer a great opportunity to explore buildings, monuments and places of historic interest, and all for free. This year the Heritage Open Days take place from Thursday 7th September to Sunday 10th September.  We are very grateful to Diana…

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March 2018

Talk by Heather Newton: Conservation At The Cathedral

March 6, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
St. Peter’s Methodist Church Hall, St Peter's Grove
Canterbury, Kent CT1 2BE United Kingdom
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7.30 pm on Tuesday 6 March in St Peter’s Methodist Church Hall, St Peter’s Street Heather Newton is Head of Conservation at the Cathedral and has managed some of the most significant recent projects, including the re-building of the Great South Window.  We are delighted that she is coming to give a talk about the work currently going on at the Cathedral and about the challenges involved in conserving the fabric of this historic building. Heather is very much involved…

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March 2019

A NEW VISION FOR CANTERBURY: A RESIDENTS’ PLAN FOR OUR CITY

March 12 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
St Peter’s Methodists’ Church Hall

7.30 on Tuesday 12 March at St Peter’s Methodists’ Church Hall

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