FRIENDS OF THE LANDSCAPE LIBRARY AND ARCHIVE AT READING (FOLAR)
Annual Symposium at The MERL, University of Reading
Saturday 16 March 2019, 10am to 5pm.
Existing and new members welcome and open to non members
Landscape of Play: design for children’s play
This year’s FOLAR Seminar deals with design of children’s play and considers its future. Speakers include (subject to confirmation):
Chair: Adam White President Landscape Institute. A symposium with full opportunity for discussion with question time after each talk and a general conversation with the speakers at the end of the day.
The symposium will begin at 10am until 5pm, and all (members and non members) are welcome from 10am onwards, lunch included and the afternoon seminar will run from 2-5pm.Duplicate books from the LI collection will be on sale.
Cost: for FOLAR members £30 incl. lunch
For non members £40. incl. lunch
PLEASE BOOK EARLY FOR THIS EVENT as we have a limit on numbers – 50 maximum.
Location of symposium, The MERL (The Museum of English Rural Life) Redlands Road, Reading, RG1 5EX, map: https://merl.reading.ac.uk/visit-us/getting-here/ a short bus ride from Reading Railway Station, no.21, to Crown Place Passage stop on Kendrick Road. It is c.20 minutes brisk walk from the station.
support MERL maintain and grow the landscape collections in their care
promote the landscape collections deposited at MERL to a wider audience
encourage the landscape profession to value its own archival record
advise about landscape architecture and its associated professions.