Architecture


Activity

We are a friendly group of amateur enthusiasts and new members are always very welcome.

Where and when

We meet on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 2pm in the Lounge at the Congregational Church in Market Harborough.

Other information

If you would like to know what we have planned for 2019 please click here to find out: Architecture Programme 2019

Contact details

Peter Ellement 01858 432966


News

Architecture – May

We meet on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 2.00pm in the Lounge at the Congregational Church.    At our meeting in April  we  watched two films from the series ‘More Tours of English Towns with Alec Clifton-Taylor’. On this occasion we  dropped in on Durham and Chichester. The choice of Chichester happened to particularly […]

Architecture – April

We meet on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 2.00pm in the Lounge at the Congregational Church.    Our next meeting is on Tuesday 23 April when we will watch two films from the series ‘More Tours of English Towns with Alan Clifton-Taylor’. On this occasion we will be dropping in on Durham and Chichester. […]

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Architecture – March

We meet on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 2.00pm in the Lounge at the Congregational Church.    Our next meeting is on Tuesday 26 March when Trish will introduce ‘The Work of John Calvin Portman – American Neo-futurist Architect’ and Geoff will give a talk about ‘The Contribution of HRH Prince Charles to the […]

Architecture February

We meet on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 2.00pm in the Lounge at the Congregational Church.    Our next meeting is on Tuesday 26 February when Judith will give a talk on ‘Houses as Places of Work – Toll Booths, Lock Keepers’ Cottages etc.,’ and Hilary will introduce us to ‘Art Nouveau in Vienna’. […]

Architecture – January 2019

We meet on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 2.00pm in the Lounge at the Congregational Church. Our next meeting is on Tuesday 22 January 2019 when Peter will talk about The Architecture and History of Belton House. The Group membership fee for 2019, to cover the Lounge hire, will be £10 per member. […]

Architecture – November

We meet on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 2.00pm in the Lounge at the Congregational Church.  We had a great meeting in October when everyone present thoroughly enjoyed a quiz organised by Colin and Geoff. Six teams, named after architectural styles – Art Deco, Brutalist, Georgian, Gothic, Palladian and Rococo battled it out […]

Architecture – October

We meet on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 2.00pm in the Lounge at the Congregational Church.    Our next meeting will be on Tuesday 23 October, when the meeting will take the form of a Quiz(in teams). This is the first time that we have organised a quiz – please come along it should […]

Architecture – September

We meet on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 2.00pm in the Lounge at the Congregational Church.    Our next meeting will be on Tuesday 25 September when Michael will introduce a number of films on a variety of architectural topics – The Guggenheim Museum; Why great architecture should tell a story(Ole Scheeren); How bad […]

Architecture – August

We meet on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 2.00pm in the Lounge at the Congregational Church.    Our next meeting will be on Tuesday 28 August when Colin will talk to us about some of the recent RIBA Architectural Design Awards for New Buildings in 2017/18. We will then vote on our own favourites. […]

Architecture – July

We meet on the fourth Tuesday of each month at 2.00pm in the Lounge at the Congregational Church.    Our next meeting will be on Tuesday 24 July when we will hear five of our members each giving a short talk on a favourite building. Michael will talk about Walkton Church; Dudley – the Midland Hotel, […]