Student Award 2017: Congratulations to Laura Gardner!

Laura Gardner won the student award for the bast planting scheme. She describes below the design ‘Astiveri an Lanwes Mor’:  “Cuntelleugh an brewyon us gesys na vo kellys trauth.” Collect the fragments that remain so that none might be lost. The fragments found along the Penryn River tell the stories of diverse people and places: monks, pirates, farmers and kings; those who have lived on and passed over the river’s banks for nearly a thousand years. They also tell of … Read full story

Public Sector Working Group

Thursday 19th October 2pm-5pm Natural England Offices, Cambridge These meetings, which happen quarterly, are intended for landscape professionals working in the public sector. If you have not previously connected with the  group but would be interested in attending, or being on the circulation list, please contact Catherine Bailey catherine@bailey72.co.uk , Sarah Long Sarah.Long@environment-agency.gov.uk or Jonathan Dix Jonathan.Dix@naturalengland.org.uk about joining the next meeting. … Read full story

Beth Chatto Garden Tour – 12th October

Thursday 12th October 2.30pm – 4.30pm (time subject to minor change) The Beth Chatto Gardens, Elmstead Market, Colchester, Essex, CO7 7DB   An opportunity to have a tour of the gardens, created by award-winning gardener and author Beth Chatto OBE, lead by Head Gardener, Åsa Gregers-warg. The gardens have been created from 1960 onwards from a wasteland of brambles, gravel and boggy ditches, transformed by using plants adapted by nature to thrive in different conditions, including the world-renowned Gravel Garden created in 1992, and never … Read full story

Play Seminar 2017- 13th of October

              Royston Town Hall, SG8 7GA 10am – 3pm This is an exciting day covering diverse play subjects as well as providing opportunities to discuss with colleagues across the region. Tickets are just £30 per delegate including refreshments. Existing members of ParksHerts or Eastern Region Parks & Open Spaces Forum will receive 2 free tickets and new members will receive 1 free ticket. To attend, please email delegates names, positions and contact details to;- … Read full story

Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown and Designed Landscapes in Essex

24th May 2016.  St Mark’s College Audley End, Essex A CB300 Festival event celebrating the life and work of Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown (1716-1783), jointly organised by the LIEE and Essex Place Services the day brought together seven speakers who addressed the Essex aspects of Brown’s work. Dr Twigs Way highlighted the opportune timing for Brown: Loudon, Wise, Vanbrugh, Switzer and Langley had all died as Brown developed his career: a talented landscape engineer creating robust landscapes, highly skilled at working … Read full story

AGM Treasurer’s report 25.04.2017

Landscape Institute East of England Treasurer’s Report Financial Year 2016/17   Introduction: The Current Account report for the year 2016-2017 is summarized on the attached table which has been submitted to Andy Wallace, Head of Finance and Governance at The Landscape Institute as part of the region’s annual audit.   There have been a number of significant changes to our banking process this year. First we agreed to the winding up of our Deposit Account in November 2016 which no … Read full story

AGM chairs 25.04.2017

Landscape Institute East of England Region Chair’s report   Hello, I am Liz Adams and have been LIEE Chair for 2016-2017   Over the past year your committee has been engaged in a variety of different activities and first I’d like to highlight the less visible aspects of the committee’s work:  we have represented the LI and Region at both Writtle and Cranfield Universities that offer LI Accredited courses, and in addition have student reps from both universities on the … Read full story

Half day Seminar for Planning Administrators, Technicians and Apprentices

“Guidance on Planning Legislation, Language & Terms”   Who should attend: Planning Administrators, Technicians and Apprentices Date and Time: Thursday 18 May 2017, 1.00pm-4.45pm Venue: Hughes Hall College,Wollaston Rd, Cambridge CB1 2EW Details and to book:  See the RTPI website for more details including a full programme Cost:  Discount available for 2 or more delegates attending from one organisation: £50+VAT per delegate, including lunch and networking opportunities Individual delegate: £60+VAT    This is a must attend event for Planning Administrators, … Read full story

Tour of Barcham Tree nursery and the National Trust Anglesey Abbey gardens. 29th June 2017

                Set with the back drop of Ely Cathedral the tree nursery at Barcham is Europe’s largest container tree nursery with as many as 450 varieties available to see over a site of 300 acres. The nursery has been producing trees of the highest quality for over 30 years and offers interest to all, for whatever reason you are looking to plant trees. It is estimated that there are over 1.4 million Barcham … Read full story

AGM and Chelmsford Urban Enhancement Walk and Talk – 27th of April 2017

                    Meet at 4.15pm (for a 4:30pm start) in Chelmsford, in the foyer of the County Hall, for  a walk and talk through recent city urban schemes with Roger Estop Urban designer, Chelmsford City Council and Charlotte Norman Landscape Architect with Area. AGM from 5.45pm back at the County Hall- Market Road, Chelmsford, CM1 1QH – with LI talk from Eleanor Manson, Senior Development Manager – London & East on the LI … Read full story