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Rural Planning in Action: Tissington Seminar & Tour

An all day event led by Sir Richard FitzHerbert, taking in a tour of Tissington Hall and surrounding buildings; the village of Tissington with talks and discussion on rural issues.…
13 April 2023 at 09:30 AM - 04:00 PM / East Midlands /
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Date
13 April 2023 at 09:30 AM - 04:00 PM
Venue
Main Hall, Tissington Hall, Tissington Village, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, DE6 1RA
Price from
£20
Organiser
RTPI East Midlands | [email protected]

The history of Tissington can be traced back to 1086. Tissington Hall was built in 1609. It was garrisoned for the King by its owner, Colonel FitzHerbert in December 1643 and since 1989 the Hall and surrounding village has been managed by Sir Richard FitzHerbert.

Limited number of tickets available for this fascinating tour and discussion about how land managers and farmers can respond to the challenges of a modern Planning system, led by Sir Richard FitzHerbert.

Venue:

Main Hall, Tissington Hall, Tissington Village, Ashbourne, Derbyshire, DE6 1RA

Event Format (subject to some change)

09.30 Coffee on Arrival

10.00 Introduction by John Scott, former Director of Conservation and Planning, Peak District National Park Authority

10.05 Talks by Brian Taylor (Head of Planning, Peak District National Park Authority), Jonathan Gorham (ex NFU), Sir Richard FitzHerbert (Tissington Estate, District Councillor and Chair of Visit Peak District and Derbyshire)

11.00 to 13.00 Walk around Tissington village and estate, led by Sir Richard Fitzherbert, focussing on the challenges of managing an historic estate in the modern Planning system

13.00 Buffet Lunch in Main Hall with Tea/Coffee/ Water

14.00 -15.30 Trip to Bent Farm for Farming in Protected Landscapes discussion - Bent Farm is a modern dairy farm on the Tissington estate

16.00 Depart