Artistry and Architecture – Sir Ninian Comper by Andrew Wright OBE

Thu, 28 Jan 2021, 19:30

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

“Sir Ninian Comper: Artistry in the design and furnishing of churches”
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.

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

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