May 23 – LINE Annual Lecture 2018 – Continuous Productive Urban Landscapes

It is a great challenge for city regions that urban territories all over the world “scatter” urban (building) activities into the rural, thereby often absorbing fertile agricultural land. Land that was previously used for food growing, among other things. At the same time, the resulting “scattered metropolis” – or urban sprawl – provides much desired opportunities for residents and businesses. There are so many of them today, they are so keenly developed, yet can be so unpleasant and unsustainable, that … Read full story

2018 AGM – Tuesday 24 April 6 – 9pm

This year’s AGM will take place on Tuesday April 24th from 6pm in the function room of the Bridge Hotel in Newcastle, NE1 1RQ. As you probably know, the main purpose of the AGM is to report on branch activities during the previous year, announce what is planned for the upcoming year, and last but not least, elect a new committee. Members who can volunteer some time to help out are most welcome to join the committee so please do … Read full story

Technology: Friend or Foe? Thursday 18 January

A talk by Peter Wilder Thursday 18th January 2018, 6pm – 8pm Royal Station Hotel, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 5DH Admission: Free In the new Information Age, data is ammunition and a new war is being fought across the internet. Data acquisition, smart technology, building information modelling, cloud processing and artificial intelligence are all changing the way in which we work and compete for business. In 2015, Wilder Associates began incorporating drone surveys into their workflow. It has rapidly grown … Read full story

LINE Pre-Christmas Social – ‘Helvetica’ Film Screening – 29 November 2017

Wednesday 29th November 2017 Digital Lounge, Tyneside Cinema, Newcastle upon Tyne 18.00 – 21.00 Following on from the success of our previous events at the Tyneside Cinema, LINE cordially invites members and friends to an end-of-year Christmas social event: a chance to catch up with old friends and maybe even meet some new ones. This year we will be showing the documentary film “Helvetica”. Helvetica is a feature-length independent film about typography, graphic design and global visual culture. It looks … Read full story

Newcastle University – Urban Sciences Building – Lunchtime Study Tour – October 19th 2017

Join us for a lunchtime study tour of Newcastle University’s brand new Urban Sciences Building. at Science Central.   Situated on the Science Central site, the building and its surrounding city area will become a living laboratory underpinning research to make urban centres more sustainable for future generations.   This lunchtime study tour will provide an opportunity for members of the Landscape Institute North East and Royal Town Planning Institute North East Young Planners to find out about the new, … Read full story

Land of Oak and Iron – July Event (Tuesday 18th)

Land of Oak and Iron: a Landscape Partnership Scheme by Karen Daglish Tuesday 18 July, 6-8 pm Wardell Armstrong, City Quadrant, 11 Waterloo Square, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 4DP   Set within the countryside of North East England, the Land of Oak & Iron stretches from the fringes of the North Pennines following the course of the River Derwent to the River Tyne. The Landscape Partnership aims is to work with local communities and partners to conserve, enhance and celebrate … Read full story

Soil CPD for Landscape – May 2017

Soil CPD for Landscape Tuesday 16 May 2017, 6-8 pm Royal Station Hotel, NE1 5DH This session deals with the practical application of soil science for today’s landscape industry, covering a range of topics that are frequently misunderstood. Our speaker is Tim O’Hare, partner and principal consultant at Tim O’Hare Associates.  Tim has been a soil scientist for over 20 years and is co-author of Defra’s Code of Practice for the Sustainable Use and Management of Soils on Construction Sites (published … Read full story

Landscape Institute 2016 Awards Exhibition

Landscape Institute 2016 Awards Exhibition 3 – 21 April, 2017 Gallery, Department for Architecture, Planning and Landscape @ Newcastle University The LI 2016 Awards Exhibition is visiting the North East next month.  The exhibition will be held between 3 – 21 April and is being generously hosted by Newcastle University in the Gallery of the Department for Architecture, Planning and Landscape. There will be a drinks reception in the Gallery on Monday 3 April from 6 – 8 pm, with short … Read full story


What is the North East Countryside For?

When: Thursday 20 October 2016, 6 to 9 pm Where: Toffee Factory, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 2DF Green Belt development, Brexit, Rewilding, Food Security…it seems like the countryside is never out of the news and rarely without controversy. This event will seek to explore some of these issues through the simple question, “What is the North East countryside for?” The event is hosted by the Landscape Institute North East with the following distinguished speakers: Richard Bramley: Arable Farmer from Yorkshire. … Read full story