LISW Newsletter September 2016

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Dear Members,

We hope you had a great summer, here is a round-up of events in the region which may be of interest. These are mainly in Bristol, if you have suggestions of newsletters we can subscribe to, or details of events in other cities within the LISW area, please contact us.

We have kept our eye on RIBA south-west, ICE Bristol, ICE Wales, Bristol Botanic Garden, the University of Bristol, The Architecture Centre, Bristol Green Capital and a few others. You will find more events from these organisations on their websites and newsletters.

If you would like to run an event please contact us, likewise if you need a drinks social to network and meet other landscape architects in your area, contact us, we’ll buy you all a drink.

Our next LISW Bristol social will be during the week of the 12th September, date to be confirmed

We are looking for another examiner to run P2C surgery sessions again in Bristol in the last few weeks of September – please let us know if you are interested.

Best wishes,

Landscape Institute South West

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Upcoming Events


2-5 September 2016

The 2016 European Landscape Conference is Gardens & Landscapes in Changing Times, and addresses URBANISATION, the threat to human interaction with nature – how do we deal with the inevitable.


Bristol Green Mingle Bordeaux Quay, Bristol Green Capital CIC

1 September, 17:00 – 19:00

Bee and Pollination Festival 2016, University of Bristol Botanic Garden

3 September 2016, 10.00 AM – 4 September 2016, 5.00 PM

The History of ICE, Bristol

6 September 2016 18:00 – 20:30

The Severn Bridge – 50th birthday celebration, ICE Wales, Chepstow

8 September, 13:30 – 16:00

Bristol Biennial

2 – 10 September

Grow Bristol Launch

7 September 15:00

Ballast Seed Garden Tours, Bristol University and Botanic Garden

7 & 24 September

Urban Wanderings, Architecture Centre

7 September

Bristol Open Days

On 10th September 2016

Great British Buildings: Bridport Household Recycling Centre,

13 September 17:30 – 19:00, RIBA South West,

The Building Forum Devon and Cornwall, beer festival & hog roast

15 September, Plymouth, 6:30pm onwards


Blog for business

20 September,

Gardens of the Southern Hemisphere

– Mike Nelhams, Curator of Tresco Abbey Garden – Bristol Botanic Garden Friends Lecture,

22 September 7:30pm—gardens-of-the-southern-hemisphere.html

Architecture Centre, Bristol 20th Anniversary Symposium

23 September

Heatherwick Studio, Making Places – Architecture Centre, Bristol

23 September

Constructing Excellence 5-a-side football tournament

23 September

South West Outdoor Festival, Heddon Valley, Exmoor

23-15 September

CAD & Photoshop evening course at University of Gloucestershire

28 September – 2 December,

Discover Festival 2016, South Gloucestershire, includes guided walks

September – October,


RIBA SW, Knowledge, information and data CPD

5 October

Mayor’s Annual Lecture and Debate: A City for All, Bristol

6 October

Guided Walk through A Forgotten Landscape with Olveston Parish Footpaths Group,

8 October part of the Discover Festival 2016

Urban Wanderings, Architecture Centre

12 October

Specifi Cardiff

12 October


Festival of the Future City, Bristol

17 – 20 November,

Festival of the Future City

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