October 2019

The Rebuilding of the town of Ypres after its total destruction in the Great War

Welcome to The Arts Society North Bucks
Thursday, October 10, 2019 - 11:00
Lovat Hall
Silver Street Newport Pagnell MK16 0EJ

This lecture is accompanied by original images of Ypres before World War I, after its destruction, and the same buildings today.

This lecture is illustrated by a selection of original photographs of Ypres as it was before the outbreak of WorldWar I.

Further original photographs illustrate the same buildings after their destruction. These are finally compared with  photographs taken very recently,  including the lecturer's own photogrphs.


Mr Christopher Chanter

Has led lectures, study days and workshops. Author of articles on restoration, consultant on restoration to the Georgian Group. Chairman of Historic Buildings Committee, Somerset Archaeology and Natural History Society 1999-2004. Correspondent to the Council of British Archaeology.