Alumni 2015

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Please note: this event has regrettably been cancelled.



The Department of Landscape Alumni event 2015 is held at a place most familiar to all – the iconic Arts Tower – and where your Landscape careers started. We have invited Noel Farrer, President of the Landscape Institute, to share his view on how Landscape Architecture is shaping the world and how we improve lives. Together with James Hitchmough, Head of Department, he will go through the challenges we face today and how education and practice both have their unique role to play. 

When: Friday 18th September 2015

Where: Guided Tour around Sheffield starting at the Railway station going towards the Arts Tower




Guided Tour Sheffield

Meeting at Sheffield railway station at 3pm, the event will start with a guided walk to the Arts Tower, taking in sites where Landscape Architecture has, or will, change the shape of Sheffield, including the inner city naturalistic landscape of Manor Fields Park and the Grey to Green Corridor, which runs from Castle Gate to West Bar.

Evening programme

We will arrive at the Arts Tower around 5:00 pm where dinner, drinks, music and networking will follow, while Noel and James set out what Landscape Architecture can do to address its challenges and how the University of Sheffield's Department of Landscape is playing its part.




Start guided tour
Meeting point: bottom end of the ‘Cutting Edge Sculpture’ in front of the Railway station.

Start evening program (after guided tour)
Arts Tower, Floor 12
Western Bank
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
S10 2TN


If you require a parking space we canoffer you a 50% discount parking voucher for the Q park nearby, available in advance on request when you book your tickets.

There are also paid and free parking spots available around the Arts Tower. Please note that parking is limited and consequently might have to park further from the Arts Tower.

If you are unable to attend the Alumni Event from 3pm onwards you are invited to come straight to the Arts Tower to join us around 5:00 pm.16-SPACER


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There is a £5 registration fee, Click here for signing up. You will receive invitation to your inbox with the registration details.

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