Futuna Chapel Annual Open Day & Public Talk by Chris Cochran & Pip Cheshire – “Extreme Conservation”
Sunday 9th April 2017
The Annual Open Day and Public Talk at the Chapel will be held on Sunday 9th April between 11am and 4:30pm.
Open the flyer in PDF form here.
The programme includes:
• Chapel open 11:00am
• Guided tour of the Chapel 11:30 am to 12:00pm
• Lunch and public access 12:00pm to 1:00pm
• NZ Harp Duo 1:30pm to 2:30pm
• PUBLIC TALK “Extreme Conservation” 3:00pm to 4:00pm
• Chapel closes 4:30pm
Conservation architect and Futuna Trust Patron Chris Cochran MNZM, and architect Pip Cheshire (2015 NZIA Gold Medalist) will present conservation work they have been undertaking in the Ross Sea region of Antarctica for the last twenty years. The projects include huts constructed at Cape Adare in support of Carsten Borchgrevink’s 1898 expedition, at Hut Point for Robert Falcon Scott’s 1901 expedition, Cape Royds for Sir Ernest Shackelton’s 1907 expedition, Cape Evans for Scott’s fatal 1910 expedition and at Pram Point for Sir Edmund Hillary’s support of the 1956 Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic expedition.
Entry is by koha for the tour, the musical performance and the Public Talk. 10 CPD points for registered architects.
Music for the Open Day
Michelle Velvin and Jennifer Newth are the NZ Harp Duo and have been performing together in various forms since they were young harp students. They are dedicated to showcasing the versatility and striking presence of two harps in concert and this will be their third performance at Futuna Chapel.