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South West Branch – Recognising Significance in 20th Century Buildings

17 May

Bournemouth

A one-day event with the IHBC SW Branch – AGM included:

Morning presentations to include:

  • Historic England
  • 20th Century Society and
  • Elanin Harwood on her new book ‘Art Deco Britain’. Afternoon presentations on 20th Century Bournemouth.
  • Lunch and tour of Bournemouth in the afternoon.

Event programme

9.30 – 9.45      Arrival and coffee
9.45 -10.00     Welcome from the chairman of the IHBC South West Committee
10.00-10.40    Samantha Barnes, Historic England: Listing in the South-West
10.40-11.20    Grace Etherington and Claire Price: 20th century society
11.20-11.40    Tea/ Coffee break
11.40-12.20    Elaine Harwood, Historic England: Art Deco Britain
12.20-12.45    Questions and discussion
12.45-13.30    Lunch
13.30-14.20     IHBC SW AGM (IHBC members only)
14.20-15.00     James Weir, Local Historian 20th century buildings of Bournemouth
15.00-15.30     Ruth Povey, Planning Officer, Bournemouth Borough Council – Guided walking tour of C20th heritage in the heart of the town centre
15.30-16.00    Tour of the Echo building – Grade II listed Art Deco former offices,     press and production building
16.00-16.30    Opportunity for coffee (own expense)

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