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St. George's Bristol - Tour and Talk
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St. George's Bristol - Tour and Talk

Join us for an evening of talks at St George’s Bristol to discover the story behind the new extension of this celebrated concert hall. Designed by Patel Taylor, Project Architect George Ferrari and Lead Engineer Claire Smith of BuroHappold will present the concepts, drivers and design evolution of the project, alongside a client perspective from the venue’s Chief Executive, Suzanne Rolt.

Join us for an evening of talks at St George’s Bristol to discover the story behind the new extension of this celebrated concert hall. Designed by Patel Taylor, Project Architect George Ferrari and Lead Engineer Claire Smith of BuroHappold will present the concepts, drivers and design evolution of the project, alongside a client perspective from the venue’s Chief Executive, Suzanne Rolt.

About the event

St George’s Bristol is a Grade II* listed building and one of the region’s most important cultural centres. Originally built as a church in 1823 and repurposed as a concert venue in the 1970s, St George’s Bristol became a popular destination for lovers of all musical genres, offering over 250 events each year. As audiences grew, so did the need to improve the visitor experience. In 2012, Patel Taylor were commissioned to design a contemporary two-storey addition to the historic building as well as a series of landscape enhancements so that the venue could better serve the next generation of patrons and performers. This one-off event gives a 360-degree view of the project journey from the client, architect and engineer, followed by a Q&A.

Schedule

  • 5:30pm - Arrival in the new Glass Studio
  • 6.15pm - Tour of the building (by St. George's Bristol)
  • 6:45pm - Speakers
  • 7:45pm - Q&A
  • 8.00pm - Networking

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Ticket price information

  • RIBA Member - Free
  • RIBA Student Member - Free
  • Non-Member - £6.00

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