Date: Friday 22nd June 2018
Time: 09:45-13:30 (registration from 09:30)
Location: The Studio - dlr LexIcon, Dún Laoghaire, Co. Dublin
Location Map: https://goo.gl/maps/Nbnz7Uuzsov
Dublin Garden Squares Day moves to moves to Dún Laoghaire this year with a half-day seminar hosted in The Studio - dlr LexIcon theatre. It will feature local and international speakers focusing on the historic evolution of Dún Laoghaire-Monkstown within the wider context of garden square development in Europe.
The seminar will be followed by a walking tour of Victorian Dún Laoghaire with well-known artist and historian, Peter Pearson.
09:45 Welcome & Introduction Geraldine Walsh, CEO, Dublin Civic Trust
09:55 Garden Squares of Dublin Graham Hickey, Conservation Director, Dublin Civic Trust
10:25 Historic Development of Dún Laoghaire Laura Johnstone, Architect & PhD candidate University College Dublin
10:50 Managing Parks & Squares of Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown Ruairi O'Dulaing, Senior Parks Superintendent, DLR County Council
11:20 Tea/Coffee Break
11:45 From Pleasure Ground to Garden Square - Belgrave Square, Monkstown Rebecca Jeffares, Landscape Historian & Hon. Secretary, Dublin Civic Trust
12:05 The Locals’ Perspective – Managing Change Justin Tuite & Ross Cahill O’Brien Architects & residents of Clarinda Park & Crosthwaite Park
12:35 'Square Pegs & Square Holes' Chris Sumner, London Parks & Gardens Trust
13:05 No Pasaran - Taksim Square Istanbul Ozlem Gul, Taksim Square, Istanbul, Turkey
14:30 Guided Tour of the Squares of Dún Laoghaire hosted by An Taisce Led by Peter Pearson, Artist & Historian Meet at north door of dlr LexIcon near Brambles café
Light refreshments are served at 11:20. Lunch is not included.
The event is free but booking is required. BOOK ONLINE NOW https://www.eventbrite.ie/e/dublin-garden-squares-seminar-2018-tickets-46764623247?mc_cid=0505979eb0&mc_eid=%5bUNIQID%5d
Dublin Garden Squares Seminar 2018 is generously supported by: DLR County Council.
A Dublin Civic Trust event.