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How to Pick a Favourite Church Janet Gough Wednesday 11 March 2020

There can be few people who know more about church architecture than Janet Gough. For eight years the Church of England’s Director of Church Buildings and Secretary of the Church Buildings Council and Cathedrals Fabric Commission, Janet has written two illustrated paperbacks to encourage greater enjoyment of these amazing buildings, Director's Choice, Churches of the Church of England and Director's Choice, Cathedrals of the Church of England and produced and presented a TV series on cathedrals for PBS. In January 2017 she received an OBE for services to heritage.

In her work for the Church of England, Janet chose one church from every C of E diocese to illustrate the incredible story of our churches bound up with the story of England over the last 1400 years. In her lecture she shares with the audience how they might select their own favourites, together with the many joys and some of the challenges in maintaining England's extraordinary ecclesiastical heritage.