0 Post a comment Tuesday, 14 August 2018 - Community News The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) will host its first ever Design Day in Farnham this September, seeking to shatter the myth “that all architects charge a fortune and wear tweed!”. Taking place at Farnham Maltings on Saturday, September 22, between 10am and 3pm, the event presents homeowners an opportunity to meet local architects and other design and building professionals, bounce ideas around with them and help turn building projects into reality.The Farnham Design Day will feature at least 15 architects - varying from sole practitioners to much larger practices - as well as other design specialists.Sarah Miller, who is organising the event for the RIBA, said: “We have run the Design Day very successfully for the past six years in Henley-on-Thames, attracting well over 250 visitors per event.“We decided to run this event in Farnham as we have a very strong hub of architects who were … [Read more...] about First RIBA Design Day sets out to dispel ‘Tweed’ myth
Northern Ireland 26 July 2018 Share this with Facebook Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share this with Email Share this with Facebook Share this with WhatsApp Share this with Messenger Share this with Twitter Share Share this with These are external links and will open in a new window Email Share this with Email Facebook Share this with Facebook Messenger Share this with Messenger Messenger Share this with Messenger Twitter Share this with Twitter Pinterest Share this with Pinterest WhatsApp Share this with WhatsApp LinkedIn Share this with LinkedIn Copy this link https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-44960653 Read more about sharing. These are external links and will open in a new window Close share panel Related TopicsBrexit Northern Ireland is to lose a designated day for flying the Union flag as a result of … [Read more...] about NI to lose a designated day for Union flag
It’s Beer Day Britain folks and while every tipple and tot seems to have a day dedicated to it these days, this one has its roots firmly in history: 1215 to be precise. June 15 that year is the date, as history buffs will know, of the Magna Carta: the famous charter signed by King John to appease rebel barons. But it appears that the peace treaty was not just about establishing rights, and the principle that everyone - including the king - should be subject to the law. What history buffs might not know is that beer was given a special mention in it too, so ale-lovers have seized upon the date - and why not - to celebrate “Britain’s national drink”. Clause 35 of the Magna Carta stated that there would be “one measure for ale” throughout the kingdom. And, with beer fans keen to celebrate their favourite drink - and give proper appreciation to the great institution of the British pub, they launched Beer Day Britain. Last year saw the first celebration … [Read more...] about Happy Beer Day Britain -find out why law says you can enjoy a pint!
Gin-lovers will soon have - another - good reason to be cheerful, as will bars in and around Newcastle which are riding the ride of the great gin drinking revolution. The spirit, which has left behind its aged mother's ruin image and continues to enjoy a seemingly unstoppable resurgence, has its own special day looming. Saturday, June 9 is National Gin Day and, whether you enjoy your tipple is a traditional glass or want to go all-out with a goldfish bowl-size glass stuffed with all manner of fruit and veg, this will be the day to do it. But for those few who aren't so keen on the popular spirit, there are plenty other special days dedicated to various drinks of choice, including some you may never have heard of. There seems to be a never-ending number of days dedicated to something or other that's special. At one time, Mothering Sunday was about the only occasion set aside to honour somebody or something that wasn’t a religious occasion and even that has specific roots; … [Read more...] about National Drink Days 2018
DeKALB – This summer, the Digital Convergence Lab at Northern Illinois University will offer video game design camps for middle school and high school students. The seven camps, each a week long, will be offered from mid-June through early August. Camp offerings are designed for students in grades five through nine. The schedule follows: • June 11 – Just for Girls! Video Game Design (day camp) • June 18 – Minecraft and Video Game Design (day camp) • June 24 – STEM Video Games Camp (high school residential camp) • July 9 – Robotic Programming and Video Game Design (day camp) • July 16 – Python and PyGame Video Game Design (day camp) • July 22 – STEM Video Games (middle school residential camp) • July 29 – STEM Careers Video Games Design (high school residential camp) Day camps are priced at $250 a week, residential camps $650. Each of the one-week camp sessions focuses on a particular game, tool or … [Read more...] about NIU summer camps explore the art of video game design