Landscape Institute CPD

                  Please click here to sign up and find out more information Learning outcomes Develop your knowledge of BIM, GIS, soils, SuDS, soft skills and more Programme of speakers:   Better bid writing – can you afford not to go? David Gourlay, Director at Hall Aitken Guidance on how to apply more successfully for project funds, including the principles of good bid-writing, key steps to plan your applications, the wider aspects of … Read full story


Annual General Meeting (AGM) Landscape Institute Midlands Branch We will be delighted to see you at our AGM this year, where the LI President will give a talk on the vision and plan for the LI. Our second speaker will be the Director of Transportation and Highways from Coventry City Council Colin Knight. Programme: 6.30 to 7.00pm   Gather for refreshments at the Birmingham City University, Room 457, Curzon Building 7.00 pm to 7.45  AGM for Landscape Institute Midlands 7.50 to 8.20 … Read full story

Soil CPD

Soil CPD for Landscape Architects presentation by Tim O’Hare Date: 09th March Venue: The Curzon Building, Room C459, 4 Cardigan Street, B4 7BD, Birmingham Cost: £3 Students, £5 LI members and £10 non members Please click here to sign up       … Read full story

2017 West Midlands Debate

Booking is now open for the 2017 Great Regional Debate.  This will be held on the evening of Thursday 2 February at the Priory Rooms in Birmingham. This annual event,  jointly organised by ICE, LI, RIBA, RICS and RTPI West Midlands, will this year be an opportunity to discuss the future for the built environment in the region with three of the mayoral candidates (James Burn, Beverley Nielsen and Andy Street) and Maria Machancoses of Midlands Connect. The debate will … Read full story

Westonbirt Arboretum – A Guided Tour

DATE: 12th Nov Venue: Westonbirt Aboretum Cost: £5 LIM members, Students Free Join LIM on Saturday 12th November for a trip to Westonbirt Arboretum which is the UK’s National Arboretum, and set in a Grade 1 landscape. We’ve been offered exclusive free access into the arboretum by the Director Andrew Smith, who we may be lucky enough to join us for a tour of the arboretum in the morning and lunch. After lunch there is the option to explore the … Read full story

Autumn Pub Quiz – By Popular Demand!

DATE: 30th November VENUE: at the Eagle and Ball pub (forms part of Birmingham City University campus). Following the overwhelming success of our last pub quiz in February this year we are arranging another quiz event on Wednesday 30th November at the Eagle and Ball pub that forms part of Birmingham City University. This is an opportunity to pit your wits against fellow landscape architects and be tested by quiz-master extraordinaire, Russell Good who is a recognised enthusiast in all things quiz-related. … Read full story

I-Tree Event

Date:     Wednesday 5th October Time:     18:00 to 19:30hrs Venue:  Shirehall in the Bridgnorth room.   Free event Presentation by Stephen Shields on the findings of the Shrewsbury I-Tree Project. Summary: In brief the study has so far found that Shrewsbury has a reasonable level of canopy cover at 14%. The highest levels of canopy cover are in the historic parts of the town, the tree stock has a good age diversity, although over two thirds of the existing trees are expected … Read full story

Re-thinking the urban landscape exhibition

Use link below for details: The Landscape Institute Midlands branch has arranged for the Rethinking the Urban Landscape exhibition to visit the Midlands in June – it will be held in the stunning setting of Coventry Cathedral. Rethinking the Urban Landscape argues the case to commit investment to ‘green infrastructure’ in the early stages of city and regeneration planning. Curated by The Building Centre and the Landscape Institute, the exhibition sets out to show that with long-term landscape planning … Read full story