Isle of Man News last updated 24 March 2017 13:44:28

Isle of Architecture welcomes London architect Hannah Corlett for talk on contemporary architecture

POSTED Wed at 11:52 am

Manx educated Hannah Corlett, Director of London architecture studio ASSEMBLAGE is back on the Island on Thursday 6 April at the invitation of Isle of Architecture to talk about her work, and anyone interested in how considerate architecture adds to the built environment is welcome to attend. Part of the Isle of Architecture’s season of talks, ‘Contrast’ takes place at Noa Bakehouse in Douglas, beginning at 7pm and tickets, costing just £5 are on sale now via www.facebook.com/isleofarchitecture/events. Hannah attended St Ninian’s High School before studying architecture at Welsh School of Architecture (WSA), where she was a RIBA Bronze Medal Nominee, and then studied for her Masters at the Bartlett School of Architecture (UCL) and received...

CALM welcomed at Ballakermeen

POSTED Wed at 9:49 am

A representative from the Campaign for Abortion Law Modernisation (CALM) was invited to speak about abortion and abortion reform at Ballakermeen High School recently at the inaugural meeting of the school’s newly-formed Voltaire Society. Stephanie Kelsey from CALM spoke out in favour of reforming the island’s abortion laws while Dr Fiona Baker argued against abortion. Deputy head Steve Pagan said, “This new club provides our students with a forum to consider big issues of the day.  The inaugural meeting went very well.  We are very grateful to Stephanie Kelsey and Dr Fiona Baker for their contributions.” The society was formed by 6th Form Politics students, who had prepared questions for both speakers.  Those questions included, “Should...

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