Calendar of Events 2014

Europa Nostra UK
YORK, UK CONFERENCE 27-30 April, 2014

Sunday 27 April Reception at The Mansion House and visit to Fairfax House. Monday 28 April morning visits and lunch, followed by Annual General Meeting at 3pm and Duncan Sandys Memorial Lecture at 4.30pm. Dinner at Merchant Taylors' Hall.
Tuesday 29 April. Conference 9.15 - 5pm
Wednesday 30 April Tour of East Yorkshire 9am - 6pm
Details from: Dr Peter Collins, St Edmund Hall, Oxford, OX1 4AR
Europa Nostra
VIENNA, Austria 2 - 6 MAY 2014

After its emblematic congress in Athens last year, which marked the 50th Anniversary of Europa Nostra, the leading European heritage organisation is preparing its next year's congress in Vienna. The Awards Ceremony at the Burgtheater, the opera performance by the world-renowned opera singer and President of Europa Nostra Plácido Domingo at the Wiener Staatsoper, and the full-day excursion to the World Heritage valley of Wachau are the highlights of the programme. H.E. the President of Austria, Dr. Heinz Fischer, has granted his patronage to the congress.
13th Rural Parliament in Sweden
May 16 - 18
Sandviken, Gävleborg, Sweden
200 kilometres north of Stockholm.
The Rural Parliament starts at noon on Friday the 16th, with an opening ceremony and presentations from All Sweden shall live and our European associates. The program also includes cultural elements from the Gävleborg region and lots more. The County Governor of Gävleborg, Barbro Holmberg, will also appear as opening speaker at the Rural Parliament 2014. She has previously been the Director-General of the Swedish Migration Board.
During the Saturday, both Swedish and international guests of the Rural Parliament will participate in a working process to put forward a proposal for a Rural Political Programme.
Lena Husén International contacts
+46 70 525 74 95
registration at:
Scotland's first Rural Parliament
6 - 8 November 2014.
Inaugural meeting to be held in Oban.
The very first Scottish Rural Parliament will be held in Oban later this year, it has been confirmed.The three day event, which will take place over November 6-8, 2014, will bring together 400 people from rural communities, decision makers and organisations from across Scotland.
Scottish Government Rural Affairs Secretary Richard Lochhead said: "Rural Parliaments work well in other European countries, giving our rural communities and businesses a stronger voice in policy making and an opportunity to celebrate all that is good about living and working in rural areas. I would urge everyone across rural Scotland to take advantage of the opportunity to be involved in shaping the content, remit, agenda and themes of our nation's very first Rural Parliament and make it a success."
Scottish Rural Action
Sustaining Rural Religious Heritage
International Conference in Halle, Germany.
29 October - 1 November 2014.
The European Network for historic places of worship.
Future for Religious Heritage
c/o European Landowners' Organization,
67 Rue de Treves
Brussels 1040

Details of earlier events available here


Appeal to our members for further information on events, dates etc.

Mrs Valerie CARTER (President)
“Sherborne”, Ingleden Park Road, Tenterden, Kent TN30 6NS, UK
(Tel +44 1580 762379 E mail


ECOVAST c/o Mrs Valerie CARTER (President)
“Sherborne”, Ingleden Park Road, Tenterden, Kent TN30 6NS, UK
(Tel +44 1580 762379 E mail