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Making a Green City – What Can Cambridge Learn from Bristol?

20th April at 6:30 pm8:30 pm

- Free

The Federation of Cambridge Residents Associations (FeCRA) invites everyone to their 2018 AGM Event, at the Perse School on Hills Road.

George Ferguson, first elected Mayor of Bristol, city visionary, former architect and entrepreneur will talk about ‘Making a Green City- What Can Cambridge Learn from Bristol?’

‘We shape our cities and thereafter they shape our children’.

In 2017 The Sunday Times described Bristol ‘as the best place to live in the UK’. As first elected Mayor of Bristol, George Ferguson introduced important green initiatives. What was their impact and could they work for Cambridge? Come and find out.

The programme will be as follows:

6.30 Drinks and nibbles
7.00 Meeting starts
7.30 Speaker – George Ferguson
8.00 Stimulating panel discussion with leading Cambridge experts, covering architecture, air quality, climate change, landscape and planning. Q & A.
8.30 Finish

Donations on the door will be appreciated to cover costs.

Panel Members

  • GEORGE FERGUSON, Former Mayor of Bristol and RIBA Chair
  • PROFESSOR WENDY PULLAN, Professor of Architectural and Urban Studies, Department of Architecture, University of Cambridge
  • TONY EVA, Earth Scientist and co-founder of Cambridge Climate Lecture Series
  • JAMES LITTLEWOOD, Chief Executive of environmental charity Cambridge, Past, Present and Future
  • JOHN PRESTON, Former Cambridge City Council Historic Environment & Conservation Manager and now Heritage Chair of the Sustainable Traditional Buildings Alliance (STBA)

Organiser

The Federation of Cambridge Residents Associations
Website:
http://fecra.org.uk/introduction/

Venue

Perse School
Hills Road
Cambridge, CB2 8QF
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Website:
http://www.perse.co.uk