Meetings & Social Events Calendar

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Design & Heritage Archive

Changing face of the Upper High Street
01st November 2011
Changing face of the Upper High Street
With Guildford’s new G Live entertainment venue now open, memories of the town’s former civic hall in London Road will...
Civic Voice
01st December 2010
Civic Voice
“Nowhere should be without its civic society and no-one should be without the voice you can provide”   HRH T...
The origins of the Rodboro' Building
01st December 2010
The origins of the Rodboro' Building
To the Guildfordians of the 1890s who knew him, the go-getting drive of the newly arrived young businessman from North Devon must ...
Design & Heritage Group Annual Report, May 2016
30th August 2016
Design & Heritage Group Annual Report, May 2016
Design & Heritage Group Annual Report, May 2016 The Design and Heritage Group has, from its initiation back in the 1970s, c...
Heritage Open Days
01st December 2010
Heritage Open Days
The Council of Europe launched the European Heritage Days in 1991, following the initiative of the French Minister of Culture&rsqu...
Design & Heritage Annual Report 2014.
29th April 2014
Design & Heritage Annual Report 2014.
As I write my first annual report, Guildford’s heritage and landscape are under threat from a combination of a new Loc...
Design and Heritage Annual Report 2013
01st June 2013
Design and Heritage Annual Report 2013
Among the responsibilities of the group are the annual Architecture Lecture (in collaboration with the University of Surrey), the ...
Guildford Riverside History
01st May 2010
Guildford Riverside History
Two sites at Guildford's historic heart, the former Farnham Road and Onslow Street bus stations, have been derelict for too lo...
Architecture Lecture 2012
01st September 2012
Architecture Lecture 2012
A keen audience in a compact and refurbished lecture theatre in the University on June 14th was entertained to a riveting analysis...
Architecture Festival
01st April 2010
Architecture Festival
The Architecture Festival is a nationwide celebration of architecture which is held in June each year. Originally called Architect...
Design awards 2012
01st September 2012
Design awards 2012
The Society’s 2012 Design Award Ceremony will be held in the Guildhall on Thursday, October 18th with presentations of Certi...
Guildford Historic Streets
01st June 2009
Guildford Historic Streets
Guildford High Street is often seen on TV News where it is used as an icon for South East England. It is widely used to represent ...
Exhibition of art by Boris Fijalkowski
01st August 2012
Exhibition of art by Boris Fijalkowski
Drawings and paintings by artist and architect Boris Fijalkowski, whose work has already appeared in several successful books on ...