George Edmund Street Bicentenary Symposium – Day 1

The morning will comprise three papers on G. E. Street and his work:

Richard Peats (Historic England):

George Edmund Street and church restoration – destructively overconfident or a reverential conservationist?

Michael Hall (independent scholar, formerly editor of The Burlington):

Stern and high: G. E. Street, Philip Webb and William Morris

David Brownlee (Professor Emeritus, University of Pennsylvania):

A Building Powered by Fusion: George Edmund Street and the Royal Courts of Justice

The doors will open at 09.30 and coffee/tea and biscuits will be served then and at the mid-morning break. The session will end at 12.45

First Walking Tour of Victorian architecture relating to G.E. Street

The afternoon walk shall comprise visits to the Royal Courts of Justice on The Strand and the church of All Saints, Margaret Street. Meet outside the Royal Courts of Justice at 14.30. The tour shall end by 18.00.

Date: June 21st, 2024
Time: 09.30am
Venue: St James the Less church, Thorndike Street, London SW1V 2PS. - View on map