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The Future of Canterbury’s World Heritage Sites

Canterbury Cathedral Lodge

Annual Heritage Lecture: The Future of Canterbury’s World Heritage Sites, Neil McCullum, Head of Historic Properties, Kent Canterbury has been a World Heritage site since 1988 but has it made the most of this important status?   This talk will touch upon the challenges of bringing partners back round the table to find the common ground. The talk will also look to the future, what are the short and long term aspirations for the World Heritage Site partnership, what will the challenges be, and how can we engage the wider community of Canterbury to better understand and appreciate the value of the World Heritage Site   For more info click HERE

Cathedral Cities and the Challenge of Urban Growth

University of Kent

Canterbury Society/University of Kent Annual Civic Lecture Cathedral Heritage Cities and the Challenge of Urban Growth: Jan Pahl and John Walker.   In this talk Jan Pahl and John Walker will be sharing the results of their national study of how cathedral cities are managing the challenges of urban growth. This important piece of research is funded by Historic England and has major implications for the Local Plan for Canterbury.   More information here