Southborough Society AGM and talk 'Decimus Burton: The Listening Architect'
May
23
8:00 PM20:00

Southborough Society AGM and talk 'Decimus Burton: The Listening Architect'

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Decimus Burton: The Listening Architect

We often remember architects for their work in a particular style or building type. Some, would only work for famous clients. Some refused to compromise their approach to design, despite their clients' needs and wishes. Decimus Burton, however, was somewhat unique in embracing different styles of architecture and applying them to public and private commissions, as well as to projects for developers, where financial constraints and returns on investment would often influence the final design.

His success, it can be argued, lay in his humble approach to design - it is an approach that we are the richer for today.

Free event, welcome to all, members and non-members.

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'Disgusted Ladies'
Nov
8
8:00 PM20:00

'Disgusted Ladies'

An illustrated talk by Anne Cowardine on the women of Tunbridge Wells who fought for the right to vote. All welcome (you do not have to be a member to come along - although we’d love you to join!) and there will be refreshments provided.

Please note: There will also be an exhibition of the latest Southborough Hub plans, so if you missed the presentation at the Library you will be able to view the plans again.

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