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Designing Kielder Observatory


Venue: Kielder Observatory, Kielder Water & Forest Park

Charles Barclay, Kielder Observatory architect and James Pallister, AJ Publications Editor at the Architects' Journal, in conversation at Kielder Observatory

Charles and James will discuss the development of this award winning and specialised building considering along the way the challenges and opportunities of designing contemporary architecture for such a unique location.

To book on this event, please ring Hexham TIC on 01670 620450

For futher inforamtion call Peter Sharpe on 01661 855524 or email

Please note there are a maximum of 40 places available for this event

Cost £10.00 Concession £6.00