Tag Archives: Architectural

Daily Autumn Tours at Clifton House Belfast

Clifton House’s Daily Autumn Tours will take visitors around the green that surrounds the house.   Clifton House Belfast is more than just a meeting place. We offer our guests the ambience and tranquillity of a stately home, making it an ideal choice for either an intimate, or a more formal event. Clifton House is an impressive Georgian Building, set in beautiful…

Hidden Heritage / Tourism Events

Tourism / Hidden Heritage events, exploring the heritage of the Mid Ulster Area. This includes visits to archaeology sites, with talks and performances on site. There are on occasion refreshments made available on the sites. TBC More information can be found here! Tourism & Heritage Discover Mid Ulster If there’s one thing about Mid Ulster, you‘re never too far away…

Architectural Traditions

Discover more about the variety of Scottish architectural styles, building materials and construction technologies from the prehistoric period to the 20th century. Taught through lectures and field trips. Taught 5 days over 3 weeks in August; 39.5 taught hours. Exact dates and times TBC. Please note: Booking essential. Booking information TBC. For more information please contact our team using the…

Daily summer Tours at Clifton House Belfast

Clifton House’s Daily Summer Tours will take visitors around the green that surrounds the house.   Clifton House Belfast is more than just a meeting place. We offer our guests the ambience and tranquillity of a stately home, making it an ideal choice for either an intimate, or a more formal event. Clifton House is an impressive Georgian Building, set in beautiful…

Daily summer Tours at Clifton House Belfast

Clifton House’s Daily Summer Tours will take visitors around the green that surrounds the house.   Clifton House Belfast is more than just a meeting place. We offer our guests the ambience and tranquillity of a stately home, making it an ideal choice for either an intimate, or a more formal event. Clifton House is an impressive Georgian Building, set in beautiful…

The Collapse of Holyrood Abbey Church in 1768

The talk sheds light into the collapse of Holyrood Abbey Church in 1768 following the puzzling substitution of the decaying roof trusses with masonry walls in 1760 by John Douglas and James McPherson.

The Enigma of Sir John James Burnet

Come learn about an influential yet lesser known Glasgow architect! Sir John James Burnet, (1857 –  1938) was a Scottish Edwardian architect who was noted for a number of prominent buildings in Glasgow, Scotland and London, England. He was the son of the architect John Burnet, and later went into partnership with his father, joining an architectural firm which would become an influential force in British Modern architecture in the 20th century.…

Pugin’s House – A Home for all Europe?

Finishing our season of lectures held at the Europe House in London; Dr Tim Brittain-Catlin will holding a talk on ‘Pugin’s House – A Home for all Europe?.’ This lecture will on the domestic architecture and planning of the architect, with Dr Brittain-Catlin’s focusing on Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin who is seen as the father of the house of the professional man or bourgeois, typically at his seminal design for…