Meetings and Events from Oct 2005 to Sep 2006
The following information is outdated and retained on the site solely to help give a feel for the type of events organised by the Reigate Society.
See our meetings archive page for more.
|Date & Time||03 Oct 2005, 8.00pm||Event Type||Members Evening|
|Title of Talk||The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors Awards Scheme||Guest Speaker||Barry Woodman|
|Venue||Woodhatch Centre, Whitebeam Drive, off Hornbeam Road, Reigate, RH2 7LS.|
|Additional Information||Barry Woodman FRICS is Chairman of the assessors
for the London region of the FRICS Awards Scheme. These are awarded
annually for categories of building conservation, regeneration,
sustainability and community benefit.
Schemes considered this year by the London Panel included the King's Library at the British Museum, the Queen's Gallery and Royal Kitchens, the Royal Arsenal Woolwich and the Curved House at Clapham, which featured in the Channel 4 programme Grand Designs.
It is appropriate to have this talk on the evening when the Reigate Society's own awards are presented.
Snacks will be available before the talk.
|Date & Time||03 Nov 2005, 8.15pm||Event Type||Talk|
|Title of Talk||Downlands Countryside Management Project||Guest Speaker||Mick Douglas|
|Venue||Redhill UR Church Hall, Shaws Corner, Redhill.|
|Additional Information||The Countryside Management Project is now
fifteen years old, and works directly with local people.
Mick Douglas, who is based in Reigate, is the project officer, and will talk about managing countryside and biodiversity on the urban edge of London.
For more information visit the Countryside Management in and around Surrey website at www.countryside-management.org.uk
|Date & Time||01 Dec 2005, 8.15pm||Event Type||Talk|
|Title of Talk||South East England Regional Assembly & Planning||Guest Speaker||John Pounder|
|Venue||The Priory, Bell Street, Reigate.|
|Additional Information||John Pounder is the Joint Acting Head of Spatial
Planning and will explain why the South East Plan is so important
Also, you will be able to see the amazing restoration of the staircase murals in the Holbein Hall in the Priory.
For more information visit the South East England Regional Assembly website at www.southeast-ra.gov.uk and follow the link to the South East Plan Website.
|Date & Time||19 Jan 2006, 8.15pm||Event Type||Talk|
|Title of Talk||The Woodland Trust||Guest Speaker||John Martin|
|Venue||St Matthew's C of E Primary School, Linkfield Lane, Redhill.|
|Additional Information||The UK is now one of the least wooded countries
The Woodland Trust cares for more than 1,100 woods and has planted over 4,500 million trees since 1972.
For more information visit the Woodland Trust website at www.woodland-trust.org.uk
|Date & Time||09 Feb 2006, 8.15pm||Event Type||Talk|
|Title of Talk||Historic Towns - How to Enjoy Them||Guest Speaker||Barrie Clark|
|Venue||Royal Alexandra & Albert School Chapel, Gatton Park.|
|Additional Information||Barrie Clark is a well known local lecturer,
architect, retired officer of English Heritage and a member
of The Reigate Society. This talk is based on a series of
evening lectures given by Barrie in which he illustrates,
analyses and explains various characteristics and outstanding
features of interesting town-scapes.
This is a new venue for the Society in the Chapel (not Gatton Church) of the Royal Alexandra and Albert School, one of our corporate members. The school is situated in Gatton Park off Rocky Lane, and for a map showing its location visit the Gatton Park website at www.gattonpark.com and click on the Information tab.
After entering the school grounds from Rocky Lane, the Chapel is the first building on the right beyond the lodge. There is parking in Gatton Church car park almost opposite the Chapel, or along the road leading to Gatton Hall, or in front of Gatton Hall itself.
|Date & Time||09 Mar 2006, 8.15pm||Event Type||Talk|
|Title of Talk||Surrey History Centre - Part II||Guest Speaker||Di Stiff|
|Venue||Holmesdale School, Alma Road, Reigate.|
|Additional Information||Di Stiff is the Archivist (Collections Department)
of the Surrey History Centre, located in Woking, and in March 2005
gave a well-received talk to the Society about the Centres work
She returns to tell us more about the Centre, and to show films of old Surrey, including Reigate and Redhill.
For more information visit the Surrey County Council website at www.surreycc.gov.uk and, from the Home Page, follow the links Your environment, Heritage and history, Surrey History Service.
|Date & Time||06 Jul 2006, 8.15pm||Event Type||AGM (Open to all)|
|Title of Talk||Priory Park, Reigate, Restoration Project||Guest Speaker||Nina Porter
|Venue||Redhill Methodist Centre, Gloucester Rd, Redhill, RH1 1BP.|
|Additional Information||The title of their talk is "Priory Park
Restoration Project", and covers the planned extensive
re-modelling of parts of this beautiful and much-loved
park in the centre of Reigate. The Heritage Lottery Fund
has granted £4.2M towards the project. Work is
expected to start in early 2007 and be complete during
Nina Porter works for the Reigate and Banstead Borough Council, and her job-title is Project Manager (Regeneration).
Adrian Wikeley is the Principal of Land Use Consultants.