John Grundy to Speak at Our Conference

Posted on Oct 14 2015

John GrundyArchitectural historian and broadcaster John Grundy has confirmed he will be speaking at the upcoming Tyne & Wear Heritage Conference.

As a well-known TV presenter and author John has written and presented various architectural programmes for both radio and television such as "Townscape", "Grundy's Wonders", "Grundy's Northern Pride", and many others.

Born in Cumberland and still living in the region he is passionate about the North of England and in particular the history and heritage preserved here.

Tony Stephenson from the Tyne & Wear Heritage Forum explains how delighted the Forum are to have John speaking at the conference “John has introduced thousands of people to the unique and often breath-taking architecture of the North and has become one of the most popular presenters on local television and is also an accomplished public speaker with an endearing, self-deprecating, sense of humour. We’re delighted and honoured he will be speaking at our conference and look forward to hearing from him.  Along with the previously confirmed Adam Hart-Davis this is a fantastic line-up"

The Tyne & Wear Heritage Conference is the first step in an ambitious project to engage local communities in the preservation of their local heritage. Titled ‘Innovation, Invention, Industrialisation’, the conference will see the coming together of all local heritage and history groups in the region, as well as members of the general public.

Taking place at the Biscuit Factory, Newcastle on 23rd January 2016. Tickets are £25 and include access to all the conference sessions, lunch and refreshments as well as free membership to the Tyne & Wear Heritage Forum!

Read more and register your place here


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