Merseyside Civic Society : Programme Page
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MCS Programme Page Contents

[Note: details of some events are subject to confirmation]
* Introduction
* June 2015
* May 2015
* April 2015
* March 2015
* February 2015
* January 2015
* December 2014
* November 2014
* October 2014
* September 2014
* July 2014
* June 2014
* May 2014
* April 2014
* March 2014
* February 2014
* January 2014
* December 2013
* November 2013
* October 2013
* September 2013
* August 2013
* July 2013
* June 2013
* May 2013
* April 2013
* March 2013
* February 2013
* January 2013

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Introduction

This MCS Programme Page has been produced to provide a reminder to MCS Council members of the timing of forthcoming Council meetings and to inform MCS members of the timing and venues of social and other events that have been organised for their benefit - primarily to encourage their participation.

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January 2013

Date Time Event
Wednesday 9 January 18.00 MCS Council Meeting
Venue: Department of Geography and Planning,
The Gordon Stephenson Building,
University of Liverpool

Date Time Event
Tuesday 15 January 18.00 for 18.30 MCS Evening Presentation
'Heritage in Hard Times'
Henry Owen-John, English Heritage North West Regional Director
Venue: The Quaker Meeting House,
22 School Lane, Liverpool L1 3BT

February 2013

Date Time Event
Tuesday 12 February 18.00 MCS Council Meeting
Venue: Department of Geography and Planning,
The Gordon Stephenson Building,
University of Liverpool

Date Time Event
Tuesday 19 February 18.00 for 18.30 MCS Evening Presentation
'Triumph, Demolition and Decay: civic activism on the front line : SAVE campaigns in Liverpool'
Clemetine Cecil, Director of SAVE and
Jonathan Brown, Share the City.org
Venue: The Quaker Meeting House,
22 School Lane, Liverpool L1 3BT

March 2013

Date Time Event
Tuesday 5 March 18.00 MCS Council Meeting
Venue: Department of Geography and Planning,
The Gordon Stephenson Building,
University of Liverpool

Date Time Event
Tuesday 19 March 18.00 for 18.30 MCS Evening Presentation
'Atlantic Gateway'
Sarah Williams, Executive Director of Atlantic Gateway
Venue: The Quaker Meeting House,
22 School Lane, Liverpool L1 3BT

April 2013

Date Time Event
Tuesday 2 April 18.00 MCS Council Meeting
Venue: Department of Geography and Planning,
The Gordon Stephenson Building,
University of Liverpool

Date Time Event
Tuesday 23 April 18.00 for 18.30 MCS Evening Presentation
'Liverpool Update : from LDF to Local Plan'
Grant Butterworth, Divisional Planning Manager and
Mike Eccles, Development Plans Manager
Liverpool City Council
Venue: The Quaker Meeting House,
22 School Lane, Liverpool L1 3BT

May 2013

Date Time Event
Tuesday 7 May 18.00 MCS Council Meeting
Venue: Department of Geography and Planning,
The Gordon Stephenson Building,
University of Liverpool

Date Time Event
Friday 24 May 13.30 - 16.30 University of Liverpool
Department of Geography and Planning
School of Envirinmental Sciences
'What did planning ever do for us ?'
A celebration of Civic Design & Planning
Featuring Professor Peter Batey,
Dr Peter Geraghty, RTPI President,
Mr Mike Hayes CBS, Past President RTPI and
Sue Kidd, Head of Civic Design.

[Sponsored by Town Planning Review in early
celebration of the Royal Town Planning
Institute (RTPI) centenary in 2014]

Venue: Victoria Gallery and Museum,
University of Liverpool

June 2013

Date Time Event
Tuesday 4 June 18.00 MCS Council Meeting
Venue: Department of Geography and Planning,
The Gordon Stephenson Building,
University of Liverpool

Date Time Event
Saturday 22 June 11.00 - 17.00 Civic Day
'State of the City Day : our city's changing face'
A free day of interactive discussion,
debate and creative workshops to mark the
75th Anniversary of Merseyside Civic Society
[see promotional flyer for more details]
Venue: The Bluecoat,
School Lane, Liverpool L1 3BX

July 2013

Date Time Event
Tuesday 9 July 18.00 MCS Council Meeting
Venue: Department of Geography and Planning,
The Gordon Stephenson Building,
University of Liverpool

Date Time Event
Wednesday 31 July 19.00 Social Event
'Pubs with a Past - A Walking Tour of Historic Liverpool Pubs'
Join acknowledged pub historian Eileen Willshaw for a leisurely walk exploring the history
and architecture of some of Liverpool's outstanding historic pubs - lasting about 2 hours.
A more social contribution to celebration of the 75th Anniversary of Merseyside Civic Society.
Note: Places limited to 25. Please book by email via sjfarr1@yahoo.co.uk before Friday 26 July.
Venue: the Lion Tavern, at the corner of Moorfields and Tithebarn Street, Liverpool

August 2013

Date Time Event
Tuesday 6 August 18.00 MCS Council Meeting
Venue: Department of Geography and Planning,
The Gordon Stephenson Building,
University of Liverpool

Date Time Event

September 2013

Date Time Event
Tuesday 10 September 18.00 MCS Council Meeting
Venue: Department of Geography and Planning,
The Gordon Stephenson Building,
University of Liverpool

Date Time Event
Tuesday 17 September 18.00 for 18.30 MCS Evening Presentation
'The making of the Great Park: North Liverpool - South Sefton'
Richard Tracey, Liverpoool Vision
Venue: The Quaker Meeting House,
22 School Lane, Liverpool L1 3BT

October 2013

Date Time Event
Tuesday 8 October 18.00 MCS Council Meeting
Venue: Department of Geography and Planning,
The Gordon Stephenson Building,
University of Liverpool

Date Time Event
Tuesday 15 October 18.00 for 18.30 MCS Evening Presentation
'An Architectural Biennial for Liverpool: The Way Forward'
Brian Hatton, Liverpool John Moores University
and the Architectural Association, London
Venue: The Quaker Meeting House,
22 School Lane, Liverpool L1 3BT

Date Time Event
Friday 25 October 12.30 - 13.00 Civic Voice Convention
Registration, tea and coffee
Venue: The Bluecoat, School Lane, Liverpool L1 3BX
13.00 - 13.15 Welcoming Remarks
followed at 13.20 by
Liverpool City Region and introduction to site visits [First Series]
15.00 - 15.15 Tea and/or Coffee at The Bluecoat
followed at 15.20 by
Liverpool City Region and introduction to site visits [Second Series]
Venue: The Bluecoat, School Lane, Liverpool L1 3BX
17.00 - 18.45 Free Time
followed by
18.45 - 19.15 Reception hosted by Liverpool City Council and the Lord Mayor
followed by
19.15 - 19.30 Civic Voice AGM and Group Discussions
Venue: The Town Hall, Liverpool L2 3SW

Date Time Event
Saturday 26 October All Day Civic Voice Convention
Convention Sessions
Venue: The Town Hall, Liverpool L2 3SW

Date Time Event

November 2013

Date Time Event
Tuesday 5 November 18.00 MCS Council Meeting
Venue: Department of Geography and Planning,
The Gordon Stephenson Building,
University of Liverpool

Date Time Event
Wednesday 6 November (Postponed) MCS 75th Anniversary Reception and Gala Dinner

It is regretted that, due to circumstances beyond our control, it has proved ncessary to postpone this event. Please watch out for future announcements about how alternative celebratory events are to be scheduled.

Date Time Event
Tuesday 26 November 18.00 for 18.30 MCS Annual General Meeting
Principal Guest : Ian Meadows, High Sheriff of Merseyside
to preside over presentation of MCS 75th Anniversary Awards
Venue: The Quaker Meeting House,
22 School Lane, Liverpool L1 3BT
Date Time Event

December 2013

Date Time Event
Tuesday 3 December 18.00 MCS Council Meeting
Venue: Department of Geography and Planning,
The Gordon Stephenson Building, University of Liverpool

Date Time Event
Wedneday 4 December 19.00 for 18.30 MCS 75th Anniversary Christmas Dinner
MCS members + guests + Affiliated Societies members etc : 20 per head
Non-members + guests welcome for 25 per head including 2014 membership
Booking via Dr David Massey
Venue: The Liverpool Marina Yacht Club,
Coburg Wharf, off Sefton Street, Liverpool L3 4BP

January 2014

Date Time Event
Tuesday 7 January 18.00 MCS Council Meeting
Venue: Department of Geography and Planning,
The Gordon Stephenson Building, University of Liverpool

Date Time Event
Tuesday 14 January 18.10 for 18.30 MCS Open Discussion Event
'How can Liverpool City Region best benefit from high speed rail developments?'
Discussion led by David Thrower, Transport Consultant North West Business Leadership Team
Chaired by MCS Vice-President and BBC Radio Merseyside broadcaster
Roger Phillips DL
Venue: The Quaker Meeting House,
22 School Lane, Liverpool L1 3BT

Date Time Event
Tuesday 21 January 18.00 MCS Council Meeting
[MCS Business Plan]
Venue: Department of Geography and Planning,
The Gordon Stephenson Building, University of Liverpool

February 2014

Date Time Event
Tuesday 4 February 18.00 MCS Council Meeting
Venue: Department of Geography and Planning,
The Gordon Stephenson Building,University of Liverpool

Date Time Event
Tuesday 18 February 18.10 for 18.30 MCS Presentation Session
'Liverpool Local Plan Consultation : what does MCS want to see featured ?'
Grant Butterworth, Divisional Planning Manager and
Mike Eccles, Development Plans Manager
Liverpool City Council
Venue: The Quaker Meeting House,
22 School Lane, Liverpool L1 3BT

March 2014

Date Time Event
Tuesday 4 March 18.00 MCS Council Meeting
Venue: Department of Geography and Planning,
The Gordon Stephenson Building,University of Liverpool

Date Time Event
Tuesday 18 March 18.10 for 18.30 MCS Presentation Session
'Megaprojects : lessons for Mersey Waters
from experience in Chicago and in Tianjin and Kunming in China'
Charles Hubbard, Consultant, Matthews and Goodman LLP, and
Mike Cosser, Partner, Brock Carmichael Associates
Venue: Department of Geography and Planning,
The Gordon Stephenson Building,
University of Liverpool, 74 Bedford Street South, Liverpool L69 7ZQ

April 2014

Date Time Event
Tuesday 1 April 18.00 MCS Council Meeting
Venue: Department of Geography and Planning,
The Gordon Stephenson Building, University of Liverpool

May 2014

Date Time Event
Tuesday 13 May 18.00 MCS Council Meeting
Venue: Department of Geography and Planning,
The Gordon Stephenson Building, University of Liverpool

June 2014

Date Time Event
Tuesday 3 June 18.00 MCS Council Meeting
Venue: Department of Geography and Planning,
The Gordon Stephenson Building, University of Liverpool

Date Time Event
Saturday 21 June 11.00 - 17.00 Civic Day
'State of the City Day 2'
A free day of interactive discussion, debate and creative workshops
[see promotional flyer for more details]
Venue: The Bluecoat,
School Lane, Liverpool L1 3BX

July 2014

Date Time Event
Tuesday 8 July 18.00 MCS Council Meeting
Venue: Department of Geography and Planning,
The Gordon Stephenson Building, University of Liverpool

September 2014

Date Time Event
Tuesday 2 September 18.00 MCS Council Meeting
Venue: Department of Geography and Planning,
The Gordon Stephenson Building, University of Liverpool

Date Time Event
Tuesday 16 September 18.10 for 18.30 MCS Special General Meeting and Presentation Session
SGM to consider and approve proposed amendments to the MCS Constitution before the presentation session: 'Place Making: the Business Improvement District's role'
Bill Addy, Chief Executive, Liverpool BID Company
Venue: The Quaker Meeting House,
22 School Lane, Liverpool L1 3BT

October 2014

Date Time Event
Tuesday 7 October 18.00 MCS Council Meeting
Venue: Department of Geography and Planning,
The Gordon Stephenson Building, University of Liverpool

Date Time Event
Tuesday 21 October 18.10 for 18.30 MCS Presentation Session
'State of the City Update'
Jean Grant and Trevor Skempton
together with others : to discuss 2014 State of the City 2 and key actions agreed and advance preparations for State of the City 3 scheduled for Saturday 20 June 2015
Venue: The Quaker Meeting House,
22 School Lane, Liverpool L1 3BT

November 2014

Date Time Event
Tuesday 4 November 18.00 MCS Council Meeting
Venue: Department of Geography and Planning,
The Gordon Stephenson Building, University of Liverpool

Date Time Event
Tuesday 18 November 18.10 for 18.30 MCS Annual General Meeting
to be followed by a presentation by Dave Chetwyn
Managing Director of Urban Vision Enterprise CIC
on the subject 'Neighbourhood Plans : Progress, Production and Prospects'
Venue: The Quaker Meeting House,
22 School Lane, Liverpool L1 3BT

December 2014

Date Time Event
Tuesday 2 December 18.00 MCS Council Meeting
Venue: Department of Geography and Planning,
The Gordon Stephenson Building, University of Liverpool

January 2015

Date Time Event
Tuesday 6 January 18.00 MCS Council Meeting
Venue: Department of Geography and Planning,
The Gordon Stephenson Building, University of Liverpool

Date Time Event
Tuesday 20 January 17.30 for 18.00 MCS Evening Presentation
'The coming of age of the green community: my neighbourhood, my planet'
Erik Bichard, Professor of Regeneration and Sustainable Development,
School of the Built Environment, University of Salford
Venue: Liverpool Central Library, William Brown Street

February 2015

Date Time Event
Tuesday 3 February 18.00 MCS Council Meeting
Venue: Department of Geography and Planning,
The Gordon Stephenson Building, University of Liverpool

Date Time Event
Tuesday 17 February 17.30 for 18.00 MCS Evening Presentation
'Liverpool Local Plan Update: a personal perspective'
David Hughes, Head of Planning, Liverpool City Council
Venue: Liverpool Central Library, William Brown Street

Date Time Event
Tuesday 24 February 18.00 for 18.30 CILT M&W Group event - co-promoted by MCS
'Making the most of Merseyside's transport future: an LCR transport update'
Cllr Liam Robinson, Chairman of Merseytravel

An event organised by the Merseyside & Warrington Group
of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport
co-promoted with Transport Planning Society,
the Chartered Institute of Highways and Transportation,
Liverpool and Sefton Chamber of Commerce and MCS

Venue: Merseytravel Headquarters, Mann Island, Liverpool

March 2015

Date Time Event
Tuesday 3 March 18.00 MCS Council Meeting
Venue: Department of Geography and Planning,
The Gordon Stephenson Building, University of Liverpool

Regen event at St George's Hall : 24 and 25 March

April 2015

Date Time Event
Tuesday 7 April 18.00 MCS Council Meeting
Venue: Department of Geography and Planning,
The Gordon Stephenson Building, University of Liverpool

Date Time Event
Tuesday 28 April 17.30 for 18.00 MCS Evening Presentation
'Terraced Housing in Liverpool - The Long-term Future'
by Trevor Skempton
MCS Council Member, Architect and Urban Designer,
Board Member of the Design Commission for Wales
Venue: Liverpool Central Library, William Brown Street

May 2015

Date Time Event
Tuesday 12 May 18.00 MCS Council Meeting
Venue: Department of Geography and Planning,
The Gordon Stephenson Building, University of Liverpool

June 2015

Date Time Event
Tuesday 2 June 18.00 MCS Council Meeting
Venue: Department of Geography and Planning,
The Gordon Stephenson Building, University of Liverpool

Date Time Event
Saturday 20 June 11.00 - 17.00 Civic Day
'State of the City Day 2015 (SOC15) : Empty Spaces Healthy Places'
A free day of interactive discussion, debate and creative workshops
[see promotional flyer for more details]
Venue: The Bluecoat,
School Lane, Liverpool L1 3BX

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