George Fergusson – Speakers Lunch

22nd March 2019 - 12:00 to 15:00

George Fergusson will be providing an insight into Francis Greenway – Architect & Convict at Lunch on Friday 22nd March

Rambling thoughts inspired by the colourful life of the Bristol born architect of The Clifton Club; convicted fraudster, deportee and Australian celebrity.

Not afraid to speak his mind, George is an Architect, RIBA Past President (2003/5) and first elected Mayor of Bristol (Nov 2012/16). From his Bristol based practice Ferguson Mann he founded the UK wide group of architects, Acanthus, and was a founder of the London based Academy of Urbanism. He saved and developed the ‘Tobacco Factory’ in Bristol, a catalyst for the regeneration of South Bristol and a model for culture led mixed use regeneration. He is also a lecturer, broadcaster, restaurateur, theatre proprietor, micro-brewer and micro-farmer. He was awarded a CBE in 2010 and has honorary degrees from the Universities of Bristol and the West of England.

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