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Annual General Meeting

Date: 19 October 2016

Time: Registration at 5:00 pm for a 5:30 pm start

Venue: Leeds Beckett University, Sagar Wright Lecture Theatre, Rose Bowl, Portland Crescent, Leeds LS1 3HJ

The AGM will be followed by Jellicoe 2016, for which a summary and booking details are given below.

The LI's AGM is open to all members. Booking is not necessary but you can do so when booking to attend the Jellicoe Lecture.

The timetable for the evening's events is as follows:

5:00 pm – Registration for AGM, tea and coffee

5:30 pm – AGM

6:30 pm – Registration for Jellicoe 2016, tea and  coffee

7:00 pm – Jellicoe 2016

8:15 pm – Drinks reception

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Jellicoe 2016: From Capability Brown to the Incredible Edible Network - new ways of engaging communities with landscape        


Jellicoe 2016 looks at the increasingly innovative approaches to engaging communities with landscape and green infrastructure. The Chatsworth House project is working with deprived communities and refugees to encourage them to explore the landscapes of Capability Brown and is part of the LI-supported Capability Brown Festival. Professor Alan Simson from Leeds Beckett University presents new work on urban forests and green infrastructure and Pam Warhurst, founder of the Incredible Edible Network presents their latest plans to promote urban agriculture.

The Jellicoe Lecture honours Sir Geoffrey Jellicoe (8 October 1900 – 17 July 1996) architect, town planner, landscape architect, garden designer, lecturer and author. In 1929 he was a founding member of the Landscape Institute and from 1939 to 1949 he was its President. In 1948, he became the founding President of the International Federation of Landscape Architects (IFLA).


2016 not only marks the 20th anniversary of the death of Geoffrey Jellicoe and the 300th anniversary of the birth of Capability Brown but it is also the 50th year of landscape architecture education in Leeds.

Edwin Knighton, Head of Landscape, Leeds Beckett University and Merrick Denton-Thompson, President of the Landscape Institute will introduce the event.


Sara Main, Education Development Manager and Rachel Parkin, Education Coordinator, Chatsworth House Capability Brown project

Engaging deprived communities and refugees with the landscape of Capability Brown


Alan Simson, Professor of Landscape Architecture and Urban Forestry, Leeds Beckett University

Urban Forestry and Green Streets - engaging people with green infrastructure


Pam Warhurst, Founder, The Incredible Edible Network

Creating urban farmers, unlocking the power of food and reducing health inequality


As part of this year’s celebration of fifty years of landscape architecture education in Leeds, an exhibition of work by Leeds alumni will take place at the Rose Bowl, Portland Crescent, Leeds throughout the week




October 2016

19 October 2016

Annual General Meeting

Jellicoe 2016

Leeds Beckett University, Sagar Wright Lecture Theatre, Rose BowlPortland Crescent, Leeds LS1 3HJ  


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