2019 Historic Walled Towns Meet-up in Berwick

PROGRAMME FOR THE HISTORIC WALLED TOWNS MEET-UP

Hosted by Berwick Conservation Area Advisory Group.

OPENING MINDS AND OVERCOMING BARRIERS’

COST    £10 PER DAY FOR REFRESHMENTS INCLUDING LUNCH. £25 per delegate for GALA DINNER £30 for non-delegates. Book via Eventbrite

Wednesday 16th October 2019

12-noon Registration with tea/coffee available. Gala Dinner attendees to make a selection from menu.

12.20 Welcome and introductions

Vicky Macdonald from Conwy, (WTH) to Chair proceedings

12.45 Dennis Rodwell – UNESCO World Heritage Management Advisor   “Communicating”.

Followed by a working lunch.  13.10-13.30 Collect a buffet lunch.

13.30-14.00 Working lunch at tables with introductions and responses to questions prepared by WTH representatives.

14.00 Presentation by Tweedmouth West First School, School Council. 6-8 pupils with Head teacher Mrs Anne Robertson.

Followed by a question from the floor and answer session with pupils

14.30-14.45. Pupils to have refreshments in the ante-room overseen by CAAG member. (Cartons of juice and biscuits to take away if time short)

14.30 -15.00. Justine Lee from the Council for Learning Outside the Classroom (CLOtC)

15.00- 15.30. Table groups prepare practical suggestions of how young people can be involved in Town Walls.

15.30 -16.00. Tea/Coffee

16.00 -16.20. Brian Wilkinson- based in Stirling – “Conservation, Education and Training an initiative from Scotland”.

16.20-16.40.  Bill Hill –“York City’s approach to involving young people in knowing and understanding their Walls”.

16.40- 17.30. Summary of “What have we learnt from today”. Groups record and report back- WTH to co-ordinate

17.30 Session ends

19.00 Gala Dinner Queen’s Head Hotel.  Choice from the menu to be chosen in advance.

After Dinner Speaker Eric Grounds.

Thursday 17th October 2019

9.00-9.15. Registration Tea/ Coffee

9.15-9.45. Jane Hebblewhite “Using the Walls Chester’s Approach”

10.00 -11.00. Tour of Town Walls.  Derek Sharman Town Guide.

11.00 -11.15. Tea/Coffee

11.15 -11.45. “ Berwick’s approach to its Town Walls” Speaker to be confirmed

11.45 -12.15.  David Bruce- “Student Field Trips to Walled Towns”

12.15-1.15. HWT members “Creating an out of classroom Walled Towns Learning network” led by UKWT group.

1.30. Lunch to Go or stay to network with HWT members and other interested parties.

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