A Lecture by Dr Ian Lochhead Rose Chapel, 866 Colombo Street at 6pm Wednesday 28th October. Ian Lochhead, editor of the book, The Christchurch Town Hall 1965 -2019: A Dream Renewed, reflects on the building’s national and international significance.
He asks the question, how did a small city, far from the world’s centres of culture, come to build an auditorium that helped to redefine what a late twentieth-century concert hall could be?
The lecture also examines the Town Hall's importance for Christchurch's identity in the 21st century.
"An internationally renowned specialist in building materials conservation will hold a free public lecture at the Jubilee Building in Parnell on Monday August 11 (7pm) in association with Heritage New Zealand."
"David Young, whose talk is entitled Avoiding Disasters – 10 things not to do when looking after old buildings, will share some of the do’s and don’ts of heritage conservation based on his experience gained over 30 years in the analysis and repair of historic buildings and sites."
"Noted Auckland maritime historian and authority on New Zealand’s maritime heritage, Harold Kidd, will present a one-off talk on The Development and History of Auckland Harbour and Maritime Heritage."
Venue: Royal New Zealand Yacht Squadron (101 Curran St, Westhaven Extn), October 2, 7.15-8.15pm. Admission free, though bookings essential. – Ph 09-307-9920 or email firstname.lastname@example.org The Media Release is as follows:(more…)