Pullman Court's

80th birthday:

A weekend

of free tours exhibitions

and events

Pullman Court is celebrating its 80th anniversary with a range of activities focussed on the grade II* listed building and its architect, Sir Frederick Gibberd. The events will run over the weekend of 17th and 18th of September.

Come and spend a few hours with us, visiting the building and viewing the architecture, listening to the talks and seeing the exhibitions.

The talks will be given by experts on Pullman Court, Modernist architecture and associated topics. They will each last about 15 minutes, and be followed by a walk around Pullman Court.

All events are free and there is no need to book.

Saturday 17th September, 11am-5pm

 

Open House London – Pullman Court's anniversary weekend will be taking place alongside Open House

London, and a number of flats in the iconic building will be opened to visitors during the weekend,

showcasing the various designs and configurations within Pullman Court. The common areas of the building

will also be open to visitors.

Gibberd: A Very British Modernist – This will be a photographic exhibition, with images from the Royal Institute of British Architects collections, and those of residents.

Concrete – This will be an exhibition of contemporary art, featuring astonishing site-specific installations by 17 contemporary artists. (This exhibition can also be visited by appointment from 19th to 25th September – call 07905 115871.)

Saturday Timetable

11.30am – A short talk will be given by Ian McInnes of the Twentieth Century Society on Modernist architecture in South London.

2pm – A talk will be given by Dr Christine Hui Lan Manley, an expert on Gibberd who is also an architectural historian and lecturer at Leicester School of Architecture. The talk will offer an insight into the views of one of the UK’s leading architects.

4pm – A talk will be given by Francesco Pierazzi, a resident of Pullman Court who is also an architect, on the architecture and life of Pullman Court.

Sunday 18th September, 11am-5pm

Open House London – A number of flats in the building will be opened to visitors again on Sunday, showcasing the various designs and configurations within Pullman Court. The common areas of the building will also be open to visitors.

Gibberd: A Very British Modernist – This photographic exhibition will continue on Sunday, with images from the Royal Institute of British Architects collections, and those of residents.

Concrete – The contemporary art exhibition will also be open Sunday, featuring site-specific installations by 17 contemporary artists.

Sunday Timetable

11.30am – There will be a talk given by Doug Black, Director of Conservation and Urban Design at Lambeth Council, on the rich heritage of architecture in Lambeth.

2pm – A talk will be given by Justine Sambrook, curator of Gibberd: a Very British Modernist, and RIBA Librarian, on the photographic exhibition.

4pm – There will be a talk and tour by Jaime Gili, artist and curator of Concrete, on the exhibition he has curated for Pullman Court.

These events are possible thanks to the contributions of residents and the following supporters:

 

 

 

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