Mencap Carols by Candlelight The English Baroque Choir

On Thursday the 1 December Mencap hosted the Carols by Candlelight concert at The Priory Church of St. Bartholomew the Great, Smithfield supported by CSC and fixnetix.  The English Baroque Choir performance matched the beautiful visual and acoustic surroundings.  Donations to Mencap may be made HERE.



Open City – Accelerate into University

Accelerate into University is an education and mentoring programme run by Open City in partnership with UCL’s Bartlett School of Architecture, and supported by The Drapers’ Company

Accelerate is aimed at increasing diversity within the architecture profession. More information can be found HERE.

The skills development workshop at the Barbican required the 32 students to sketch and photograph corners before returning to The Bartlett to create quick paper models of their earlier sketches, with undergraduate students

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The Royal Parks Half Marathon 2016

One of the ways Mencap raises money is through sponsorship of runners in the London Marathon and Royal Parks Half Marathon.  Below are images of Mencap runners in this years race.  Mencap has guaranteed places in the 2017 London Marathon so why not register your interest TODAY

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The Open Debate 2015 – London School of Economics

How can London build a cleaner city?

Experts attempted to answer this question Wednesday 9 September 2015, at the LSE Saw Swee Hock Student Centre

  • Chair: John Vidal, Environment Editor, The Guardian
  • Jenny Bates, Friends of the Earth, London
  • Noel Farrer, President, Landscape Institute
  • Roland Grzybek, Chair, Institution of Civil Engineers (ICE) London (and Water and Environment Management Framework Manager, CH2M HILL)
  • Paul Heather, Managing Director, Skanska
  • Frank Kelly, Professor of Environmental Health and Director, Environmental Research Group, King’s College London

Here is a link to the full report in the Architects Journal

Please click on image below for slideshow.

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