28 Jan | Artistry and Architecture: Sir Ninian Comper by Andrew Wright OBE

28 Jan | Artistry and Architecture: Sir Ninian Comper by Andrew Wright OBE

Aberdeen City Heritage Trust is delighted to present its Annual Lecture on the work of Sir Ninian Comper.

Date: 28 January 2021
Location: online
Time: 19.30
Cost: Free / Please register here

As a leading exponent of Gothic Revival in Britain in the twentieth century, Comper is one of Aberdeen’s most illustrious architectural sons.

In this illustrated lecture, seminal works located in Northeast Scotland and undertaken at various stages of Comper’s career will be examined, building upon the lecturer’s involvement with the care of one of Comper’s finest churches; St Margaret of Scotland at Braemar.

Lecturer: Andrew P K Wright OBE

Andrew is a retired conservation architect and an architectural historian. After working in Basil Spence’s office in Edinburgh he took up a position in Forres to run Law and Dunbar-Nasmith’s branch office. In 2001 he set up a heritage consultancy specialising in research and advocacy for the historic environment. He has held many public appointments and is currently a trustee of the Historic Scotland Foundation.

Aberdeen City Heritage Trust recognises the support of Historic Environment Scotland and Aberdeen City Council. Event details may be subject to change.

Header image (leaded glass at St Margaret, Braemar) courtesy Sian Loftus Heritage Consultant.

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