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RIBA NW Anuual Lecture: Frank Gehry and Sydney Pollack in Conversation

19.6.07

RIBA NW is delighted to be bringing Frank Gehry and Sydney Pollack to the region for this year's Annual Lecture, in association with RIBA Trust and Artificial Eye. The event is expected to be a sell-out so please book your tickets now to avoid disappointment!

Event Format: Talk
Access: Accessible entrance for people with disabilities : Yes
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Science Lecture Rooms, University of Liverpool
off Crown Street / Brownlow Hill
Liverpool
L7


Contact
Daniel Crellin
RIBA NW
0151 703 0107
[email protected]
www.riba.org
 

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(June)
Join us for the North West launch of Architecture Week at the RENEW Rooms! On display will be an exhibition of work by sculptor Richard Wilson, who will be speaking at FACT later that evening.

Venue: RENEW Rooms
The Tea Factory, 82 Wood St
Liverpool
L1 4DQ

Bus Routes: 74, 75, 80, 80A, 82, 82A, 86, 86A, 86B, 86C
Trains: Liverpool Central
Contact: Anna Johnson
RIBA NW
0151 707 4380
[email protected]
architecture.com


Richard Wilson Exhibition


(June 15, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22,)
Turning the Place Over by sculptor Richard Wilson is his most radical intervention into architecture to date, turning a building in Liverpool city centre inside out. To accompany the launch, an exhibition of TTPO and his other interventions into architectural space will be on display at RENEW the Rooms.

Venue: RENEW Rooms
The Tea Factory, 82 Wood Street
Liverpool
L1 4DQ

Bus Routes: 74, 75, 80, 80A, 82, 82A, 86, 86A, 86B, 86C
Trains: Liverpool Central
Contact: Anna Johnson
RIBA NW
0151 707 4380
[email protected]
www.architecture.com


Architecture Week Launch: Talk by Richard Wilson

(June)
This mammoth project will see Cross Keys House on Moorfields in Liverpool city centre transform - the project literally turns the building inside out by cutting out a section of the façade and allowing it to continuously rotate throughout daylight hours.

Venue: FACT
88 Wood Street
Liverpool
L1 4DQ

Bus Routes: 74, 75, 80, 80A, 82, 82A, 86, 86A, 86C
Trains: Liverpool Central
Contact: Daniel Crellin
RIBA NW
0151 703 0107
[email protected]
www.architecture.com


'Turning the Place Over' Workshop

(June 15,)
Liverpool Biennial and Metal invite teachers to a workshop where Richard Wilson will introduce his practice and his new project Turning the Place Over. This is a unique opportunity for teachers to meet with the artist and take the ideas generated back to their own and their pupil’s work.

Venue: Metal
6 Clare Terrace, Marmaduke Street
Liverpool
L7 1PB

Bus Routes: 26, 27
Contact: Judy Thomas
Liverpool Biennial
0151 709 7444
[email protected]
www.biennial.com


Turning the Place Over

(June 15, 21, 22, 23, 24,)
Turning the Place Over is sculptor Richard Wilson’s most radical intervention into architecture, turning a building literally inside out. A 9 metre diameter ovoid cut from the façade of the building will rotate in three dimensions, offering recurrent glimpses of the building’s interior.

Venue: Cross Keys House
Moorfields
Liverpool
L2 2BL

Trains: Moorfields
Contact: Ruth Adams
Liverpool Biennial
0151 709 7444
[email protected]
www.biennial.com


Digital Grass - Live on the BBC Big Screen

(June 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24,)
This interactive installation responds to the environment around it. As more people pass by the Big Screen, a meadow will flower and take over the cityscape image. When footfall drops, the grass will wither and shrink, allowing the concrete to return.

Venue: BBC Big Screen
Clayton Square
Liverpool
L1

Bus Routes: All buses to city centre
Trains: Lime Street, Central Station
Contact: Daniel Crellin
RIBA NW
0151 703 0107
[email protected]
www.bbc.co.uk/bigscreens


Public Transport -The Future!

(June 22,)
The architect behind Liverpool South Parkway will be giving a personal tour of the interchange facility. South Parkway is both eco friendly and futuristic with the design of the iconic glass and aluminium building providing a seamless link between different modes of transport spaning 3 levels. The building has already won numerous awards for its design features!

Venue: Liverpool South Parkway
Woolton Road
Liverpool
L19 5NH

Bus Routes: 80, 80A, 86, 86A, 166, 266,188,288
Trains: Liverpool South Parkway (City Line)
Underground/Metro: Liverpool South Parkway (Northern Line)
Other: Cycle parking faciities are also available
Contact: Debbie Young
Merseytravel
0151 330 1240
[email protected]
www.merseytravel.gov.uk


URBAN PICNICS/ Local Actualities

(June 17,)
Midsummer celebrations, local food production & consumption. We globalised it, lets localise & enjoy. Can we have local food within walking distance? Organised by ‘pool, www.poolproject.co.uk Collaborating with Everyman, Landlife, & The Lion

Venue: Everyman
Hope Street
Liverpool
L1 9BH

Bus Routes: SMART buses 1 and 4
Trains: Lime Street
Underground/Metro: Liverpool Central
Contact: 'pool
'pool
07928027180
[email protected]
www.poolproject.co.uk


Public Transport - The Future!

(June 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24,)
Liverpool South Parkway, a new interchange facility, is both eco friendly and futuristic. The design of the iconic glass and aluminium building provides a seamless link between different modes of transport spaning 3 levels. The building has already won numerous awards for its design features! The exhibition features the designs for LSP as well as photographs of the 'work in progress'.

Venue: Liverpool South Parkway
Woolton Road
Liverpool
L19 5NH

Bus Routes: 80, 80A, 86, 86A, 166, 266, 188, 288
Trains: Liverpool South Parkway (City Line)
Underground/Metro: Liverpool South Parkway (Northern Line)
Other: Cycle parking facilities are also available
Contact: Debbie Young
Merseytravel
0151 330 1240
[email protected]
www.merseytravel.gov.uk


Liverpool School of Architecture Degree Show 2007

(June 15, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22,)
The show is a must-see experience for everyone interested in architecture and is a chance for the 150 graduating students to showcase their hard work and remarkable talent to the public in the department's unique studio space.

Venue: School of Architecture, The University of Liverpool
Leverhulme Building, Abercromby Square
Liverpool
L69 7ZN

Contact: Liverpool School Of Architecture Degree Show
LSA Degree Show
+44 (0)151 794 2606
[email protected]



Art and Photography Exhibition at Albert Dock, Liverpool

(June 17, 18, 19, 20, 24,)
Liverpoolgallery.com has teamed up with the Albert Dock Company to showcase the work of Merseyside painters and photographers within the Grade 1 listed visitor attraction. The exhibition is located within the Albert Dock’s Colonnades area, close to the Tate.

Venue: Liverpoolgallery.com Exhibition
Unit 15, The Colonnades, Albert Dock
Liverpool
L3

Bus Routes: All buses to main Paradise Street Depot
Trains: Lime Street Liverpool
Underground/Metro: James Street
Contact: Anita Smith
Liverpoolgallery.com
0151 252 1203
[email protected]
www.liverpoolgallery.com


Explore Port Sunlight Village

(June 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24,)
Explore Port Sunlight, the 19th century garden village built by William Hesketh Lever for the workers in his soap factory, with an illustration led family activity trail. Discover more in Sunlight Vision Museum, situated in the heart of the village.

Venue: Sunlight Vision Museum
King George's Drive
Port Sunlight
Ch62 5DX

Trains: Merseyrail alight at Bebington or Port Sunlight
Contact: Gina Couch
Sunlight Vsion Museum
0151 644 4812
[email protected]
www.portsunligtvillage.com


Costumed Guides in Croxteth Hall

(June 24,)
Our Heritage Guides will enhance your visit to Croxteth Hall. Dressed in Edwardian Costume, they can tell you about the history of Croxteth Hall, the Molyneux family and life above and below stairs.

Venue: Croxteth Hall and Country Park
Croxteth Hall Lane
Liverpool
L12 0HB

Bus Routes: 12/13, 18A, 102 and 215/216
Trains: Broadgreen Train Station
Underground/Metro: N/A
Trams: N/A
Contact: Neil Bascombe
Croxteth Hall & Country Park, Liverpool City Council
0151 233 1360
[email protected]
www.croxteth.co.uk


From Construction to Completion - Formby Pool

(June 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24,)
For one week Feilden Clegg Bradley Architects will be presenting the story of Formby Pool from construction to completion and the unique sustainable features of the timber framed design through a small exhibition at Formby Pool.

Venue: Formby Pool
Elbow Lane
Formby
L37 4ED

Trains: Formby
Contact: Fliss Mills
Feidlen Clegg Bradley Architects
01225 852545
[email protected]
www.feildenclegg.com


Tours of Williamson Tunnels

(June 15, 16, 17, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24,)
Under Edge Hill is a mysterious underground kingdom of winding tunnels and caverns built in the 1820-30's by local philanthropist Joseph Williamson. Take a 40 minute guided tour through a reopened section of the maze of tunnels.For details visit www.williamsontunnels.co.uk

Venue: Williamson Tunnels Heritage Centre
The Old Stableyard, Smithdown Lane
Liverpool
L7 3EE

Bus Routes: 1, 78, 79
Trains: Lime Street, Edge Hill
Underground/Metro: Central
Contact: Barbara Price
Williamson Tunnels Heritage Centre
0151 475 8911
[email protected]
www.williamsontunnels.co.uk


Screening of 'Sketches of Frank Gehry' by Sydney Pollack

(June 17,)
FACT is holding a special preview screening of Sydney Pollack's documentary, 'Sketches of Frank Gehry' for Architecture Week. Sydney Pollack & Frank Gehry will be in Liverpool on Tuesday 19th June for the RIBA NW Annual Lecture.

Venue: FACT
88 Wood St
Liverpool
L1 4DQ

Bus Routes: 74, 75, 80, 82, 86
Trains: Liverpool Lime Street
Underground/Metro: Central
Contact: FACT
FACT
0151 707 4450
[email protected]
www.picturehouses.co.uk


RIBA NW Anuual Lecture: Frank Gehry and Sydney Pollack in Conversation

(June 19,)
RIBA NW is delighted to be bringing Frank Gehry and Sydney Pollack to the region for this year's Annual Lecture, in association with RIBA Trust and Artificial Eye. The event is expected to be a sell-out so please book your tickets now to avoid disappointment!

Venue: Science Lecture Rooms, University of Liverpool
off Crown Street / Brownlow Hill
Liverpool
L7

Bus Routes: 76, 77, 78, 79,
Trains: Lime Street
Underground/Metro: Central
Contact: Daniel Crellin
RIBA NW
0151 703 0107
[email protected]
www.riba.org


My Cool School

(June 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24,)
As education changes, demanding more flexible buildings,how will the interiors contribute? Team a go-go believe furniture can help transform education; visit our learning studio to explore Sustainability, Aspiration and Function and hear how our engagement projects deliver great places to learn

Venue: My Cool School Learning Studio
2nd Floor, 5 Temple Square
Liverpool
L2 5RH

Bus Routes: Roe St Gyratory 10 mins, Victoria St stops 2 mins
Trains: Lime Street
Underground/Metro: Morefields or James Street
Contact: Kate Stewart
Team a go-go
0151 709 8499
[email protected]
www.mycoolschool.co.uk


Tour of Matchworks site and Liverpool update

(June 21,)
The Liverpool Urban Splash team will show you around the Matchworks Site, followed by a talk about future schemes in the city with lunch and drinks to help celebrate the longest day!

Venue: Matchworks II
Speke Road
Liverpool
L19 2RF

Bus Routes: Any bus to Liverpool Airport
Trains: Hunts Cross
Contact: Kate Allen
Urban Splash
0151 708 9449
[email protected]
www.urbansplash.co.uk


'Building Britain: the BBC - RIBA Debate'

(June 21,)
The debate will be broadcast live, offering listeners the opportunity to contribute their views and opinions. It is taking place as part of Architecture Week 2007 and forms part of a ‘suite’ of national, regional and local TV and radio programmes that the RIBA is working on with the BBC.

Venue: BBC Radio Merseyside
31 College Lane
Liverpool
L69 1ZJ

Contact: Ann McGinty
RIBA North West
0151 703 0107
[email protected]


Outdoor Theatre Lancashire The Taming Of The Shrew

(June 23,)
CEST TOUS Theatre Company The Taming of The Shrew on 23rd June @7pm in Scarisbrick Hall in Ormskirk nr Southport. Bring a picnic! Future shows: Fri 29/06 Kendal Castle Sat 14/07 Carlisle Castle Sun 15/07 Pennington Park Fri 20/07 Beeston Castle Sat 21/07 & 28/07 Chester Amphitheatre

Venue: Kingswood College Trust, Scarisbrick Hall, Ormskirk L40 9RQ

Ormskirk
L40 9RQ

Trains: Ormskirk, Southport
Contact: Mary Gaze
C'est Tous Theatre Company
01257 453 956
[email protected]
www.saytwo.co.uk


Arnot Community Primary School - Design Your Ideal Classroom Competition

(June)
Hurd Rolland are working with children at Arnot Community Primary School in Liverpool. Through workshops, the children are creating their ideal classroom. The school is undergoing refurbishment. There will be a private exhibition for family and friends within the school during Architecture Week.

Venue:

Liverpool
L1

Contact: Chithra Marsh
Hurd Rolland Partnership
0161 832 5322
[email protected]



Victorian Tea Party

(June 23,)
Step back in time at this fun filled garden party in the grounds of this magical 38 acre site. Enjoy traditional refreshments, games and activities for all the family amongst the medieval remains of an Augustinian Priory. Tour the Woodland Gardens,Medieval Herb Garden & follow the Sculpture Trail.

Venue: Norton Priory Museum & Gardens
Tudor Road, Manor Park
Runcorn
WA7 1SX

Bus Routes: Telephone 0151 471 7384 for public transport info
Contact: Claire McDade
Norton Priory Museum & Gardens
01928 569895
[email protected]
www.nortonpriory.org


Beautifying the Brownfield:Creative uses for vacant land in areas of urban regeneration

(June 20,)
This free, half-day seminar presented by Liverpool Biennial and Design Liverpool (CABE) offers some positive exemplars of creative uses of vacant land in urban areas, including an exciting new initiative from New Heartlands in collaboration with ACE NW and Liverpool Biennial.

Venue: Liverpool Football Club
Anfield Road
Liverpool
L4 0TH

Bus Routes: Arriva 26
Contact: Laurie Peake
Liverpool Biennial
0044(0)1517097444
[email protected]
www.biennial.com


Take Away Garden : Liverpool

(June 15, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22,)
This project will give any member of the public the opportunity to own a green space enabling them to lead greener lives by offering free Take Away Gardens! This project has been developed by artist Jason Minsky & Architect Stefan White in collaboration with CUBE’s curator Jane Anderson.

Venue: RENEW Rooms
The Tea Factory, 82 Wood St
Liverpool
L1 4DQ

Bus Routes: 74, 75, 80, 82, 86
Trains: Lime St
Underground/Metro: Central
Contact: Anna Johnson
RIBA NW
0151 707 4380
[email protected]
www.riba.org


Channel 4 Big Art - St.Helens


(June 18,)
St.Helens is one of 7 sites in the UK chosen to develop a new public art work as part of the country’s most ambitious ever public art commissioning scheme; Channel 4 Big Art project. Events during architecture week 07 will see the launch of the Big Art community engagement programme in St.Helens.

Venue: Church Square
Town Centre
St.Helens
WA10 1AX

Bus Routes: 10, 10a, 14,17, 20, 31, 33, 34, 109, 133, 197, 320
Trains: St.Helens Town Centre
Contact: Paul Kelly
Helena Housing
01744 675555
[email protected]
www.helenahousing.co.uk


Channel 4 Big Art Project - St.Helens

(June 23,)
St.Helens is one of 7 sites in the UK chosen to develop a new public art work as part of the country’s most ambitious ever public art commissioning scheme; Channel 4 Big Art project. Events during architecture week 07 will see the launch of the Big Art community engagement programme in St.Helens.

Venue: Sutton Manor Colliery
Jubits Lane,
St.Helens
WA9 4RS

Bus Routes: 17 a,b,c; 33a, 194, 195, 265
Trains: St. Helens Town Centre
Other: Parking at Smithy Manor, Jubits Lane
Contact: Paul Kelly
Helena Housing
01744 675555
[email protected]
www.helenahousing.co.uk
 

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Wholesome work Bum Bum. Cheers. I'm back this weekend, so I'll take a took at the Formby pool thing if nothing else.
 
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