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Friends of Heritage Monthly Bulletin


Bulletin of Friends of Heritage - September 2007

Activiy(1)

"Discovering Hong Kong Heritage Discovery Centre" Guided Tour

The Centre occupies the historic Blocks S61 and S62 of the former Whitfield Barracks at Kowloon Park. To enhance FOH's knowledge on the historic development and the concept of innovative adaptive reuse of Hong Kong Heritage Discovery Centre, an experienced docent is invited to give FOH Guided Visit to Hong Kong Heritage Discovery Centre. Details are as follows:

Date: 29 September2007 (Saturday)
Time: 3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Assemble Time: 2:50 p.m.
Assemble Place: Information Counter at the HKHDC
Quota: 30 persons
Docent: Mr. Siu Kwong Wai
(Experienced docent)
Contents:
1) To introduce the history and architectural features of HKHDC
2) To visit HKHDC facilities, including the Thematic Exhibition Gallery, Reference Library, Activity Room, Lecture Hall and Courtyard
Application &
Enquiry:
Mr. Fan (Tel : 2208 4407)
Remarks:
1. The tour will be conducted in Cantonese.
2. This activity is restricted to Friends of Heritage only.
3. Successful applicants will be chosen by a ballot and notified inspanidually.
Deadline for
Application:

12 September 2007 (Wednesday)

 

Activity (2)

Special Lectures in September

Date Theme Speakers
8.9.2007
(Saturday)
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Regency Architecture and Conservation in Brighton- A Case Study (in English) Mr. Bob Horsnell
(Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors)
21.9.2007
(Friday)
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Chungking Mansions: A World Center of 'Low-end Globalization' (in English) Dr. Gordon Mathews
(Professor, Department of Anthropology, The Chinese University of Hong Kong)

Venue : Lecture Hall, Hong Kong Heritage Discovery Centre, Kowloon Park, Tsim Sha Tsui
Quota: 110 seats; first come, first served.
Remark: 1) No enrollment is needed.
2) Audience will be admitted 15 minutes before each lecture starts.
3) FOH will get 2 hours of activity record for attending this lecture.
Fee: Free



 
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