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Order in the Landscape: Rediscovering Preben Jakobsen

Posted on February 6, 2018

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Join Landscape Architect, landscape historian and horticulturist, Karen Fitzsimon to find out more about one of landscape’s most overlooked talents.

Architecture Club presents…Houses for a Better Life with Meredith Bowles

Posted on January 12, 2018

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Mole Architects’ director Meredith Bowles talks about the practice’s ethos, and describes houses and housing that are joyful to live in, use less energy, and contribute to a greater wellbeing.

Fact, Fiction, Fantasy: the Architectural Imagination

Posted on November 8, 2017

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How deep are the dungeons in Dracula’s castle?  Does Mr Darcy’s Pemberley look different in your mind than it does on TV?  

Join Dr Amy Frost as she explores how the reader is the architect of some of fictions famous (and not so well known) buildings.

What if … Tiny Homes – Featuring the Edspace

Posted on November 6, 2017

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Fair Housing For Frome Meeting. “This meeting will be different. Part exhibition, part discussion. We will construct a “tiny home” originating from an Edventure Project called the ‘Edspace’ which you can explore in place. Other examples of tiny […]

Architecture Club…Fact, Fiction, Fantasy: the Architectural Imagination

Posted on November 6, 2017

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The final architecture Club of 2018 presents…Fact, Fiction, Fantasy: the Architectural Imagination How deep are the dungeons in Dracula’s castle?  Does Mr Darcy’s Pemberley look different in your mind than it does on TV?  Join Dr Amy Frost […]

Architecture Club presents…Ten Points with David Kohn

Posted on October 5, 2017

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‘Ten Points’ sets out the position of David Kohn Architects towards questions of collaboration, comfort and adaptation within contemporary practice, illustrated by past and current office projects.

Architecture Club

Posted on August 21, 2017

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  Architcture Club Presents…Unbuilt Bath with Dr Cathryn Spence. Dr Cathryn Spence is a museum professional, writer, lecturer and heritage consultant. She has published 5 books and countless articles on Bath’s history, including Bath in the Blitz: Then […]

Frome Comic Con Cosplay Ball

Posted on July 18, 2017

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The Frome Comic Con Opening Party! Be the first to see some of the action with Batman’s new ride from Podpadstudios and the hero/villains of GCUK. The first is the family time of 5-7pm, Adults £5, Children £3. […]

Family Fun Day

Posted on July 14, 2017

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Join us at Rook Lane Chapel for fun for all the family for Dorothy House Hospice Care. BBQ, Creative Caterpillars, Bouncy Castle, Local Cider, Stalls, Classic Cars and more… Free entry! Profits go to Dorothy House Hospice Care […]

Secret Underground Cities – Corsham During World War II

Posted on June 7, 2017

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Frome Society for Local Study presents an illustrated talk by Nick McCamley. By the mid-1930’s the British Government was preparing for war. Disused stone quarries below the villages of Neston Gastard and Monkton Farleigh were converted for power […]

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