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

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

LiPS 16th of May 2017

              Event details : The event will feature three industry-leading speakers and a chance to network. Light refreshments will be available. Location Wherstead Park, The Street,  Wherstead, Ipswich, Suffolk, IP9 2BJ Speakers on the day: Lesley Frost, Commercial Manager at Wherstead Park. Roy Emmerson, HeliDrone Surveys which specialises in aerial photographic surveys utilising a remote controlled drone. Helen Rudd, MD of Prominent PR who will be talking about PR as a recruitment tool in … Read full story

2017 Winter Social – 15th of February

HAPPY NEW YEAR!! LIEE WINTER SOCIAL WEDNESDAY 15th FEBRUARY 2017 from 6.30 – 9.30 CAMBRIDGE Come in from the cold to join the LIEE committee and Dan Cook, CEO of the Landscape Institute for a winter social evening. Venue : The Granta Room at the Old Bicycle Shop, 104 Regent Street Cambridge CB2 1DP Info@oldbicycleshop.com First drink and finger food provided from 6.30 with time to network. At 7.15 Dan will introduce his work as the new CEO at The … Read full story

Public Sector meeting in East of England – 22nd of October

For all Public Sector landscape architects     The next regional Public Sector meeting of the Landscape Institute in the East of England is to be hosted by Norwich City Council on Thursday, October 20th from 2-5pm. (Apologies for late notice of this).   A room has been booked at the Paston Room at St Andrews and Blackfriars Hall, St Andrews Plain, NR3 1AU. Details for the location are available on the webpage https://www.thehallsnorwich.com/Pages/home.aspx The nearest parking is the multi storey parking at St Andrews, the … Read full story

Ecosystem Services by Design Conference on Friday 18th November

LI East of England together with SouthEast of England Branch and Cranfield University have organised the LIEE-Cranfield Conference 2016: Ecosystem Services by Design, which will be held on the 18th of November in Milton Keynes.   This conference will explore the integration of ecosystem services into landscape design, planning, and management practice, stressing the role of science to facilitate this. The lectures and workshops will show the value of a services-led landscape practice to create more resilient, multifunctional and cost-effective liveable landscapes.   This … Read full story