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THE STEPHEN DYKES BOWER MEMORIAL LECTURE: Notre Dame de Paris

THE STEPHEN DYKES BOWER MEMORIAL LECTURE

THE CATHEDRAL OF NOTRE DAME: ITS BUILDING, VIOLLET-LE-DUC’S MID-19TH CENTURY RESTORATION, THE FIRE OF APRIL, 2019, AND THE CHALLENGES OF ITS REPAIR AND RECONSTRUCTION.

The Ecclesiological Society’s annual Dykes Bower Memorial Lecture will take place on Wednesday 4 December.

Our speakers will be architectural historian, Dr Alexandra Gajowski, FSA; Charles Brown, Surveyor of the Fabric, 1978-1996, and architect for the reconstruction of the South Transept roof at York Minster; and Mr Andrew Arrol, architect and present Surveyor of the Fabric at York Minster. Andrew Arrol, present Surveyor of the Fabric at the Minster, recently visited Notre Dame to inspect the fire damage and the temporary precautionary works that have been undertaken since the fire in April.

6.15 pm for 6.30 pm on Wednesday 4th December in the Lecture Room of The Art Workers’ Guild, 6, Queen Square, Bloomsbury, London, W.C.1., followed by an informal reception.

The nearest London Underground stations are Holborn and Russell Square. Please direct any queries about access to the Guild’s premises or other matters should be made to Paul Velluet at paul.velluet@velluet.com.

Applications for tickets at £17.50 each should be sent to:

Paul Velluet,
9, Bridge Road,
St Margaret’s,
Twickenham,
Middlesex, TW1 1RE;

attaching a cheque payable to The Ecclesiological Society and a stamped, self-addressed envelope, or providing an e-mail address to which tickets can be sent,

OR by applying to Paul Velluet at paul.velluet@velluet.com, providing an e-mail address to which tickets can be sent, and making a direct payment to CAF Bank Ltd, Sort code: 40-52-40, Account number: 00030120, Name: The Ecclesiological Society, adding the reference DB19 and your name.

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