Schedule of events


The BDA meet every second Wednesday evening of the month except in August.

Meetings start 5:30pm for 6:00pm.

If you are interested in joining the BDA come along and introduce yourself.

We meet at

The Bear of Rodborough Hotel
Rodborough Common

See the map below. Please ask at the reception desk which room the BDA are meeting in.

Have a look at the events record page for a list of subjects covered in past meetings.

14th February 2018 - The fundamentals of working with fabric as a structural building medium - Nigel Browne of Fabric Architecture

We will be meeting in the Gatcombe room.

The speaker will be Nigel Browne (Director of Design and Engineering). Come and learn about this innovative construction technique.

Tension fabric structures | stretch ceilings | fabric roof systems

Innovators in Tensile Fabric Structures

Since 1982, Fabric Architecture has installed several thousand tensile fabric structures worldwide. With headquarters in the UK and divisions in North America and the Middle East region, Fabric Architecture delivers large-scale tensile fabric projects worldwide.

Exterior & Interior Fabric Solutions

Fabric Architecture’s proprietary tensile products include the Archiclad system and the Signature Structures product range.

Archiclad is a proprietary fabric ceiling system that can be used for both interior and exterior projects. The modular design simplifies the specifying process and allows for greater speed of installation. Signature Structures offer an easy-to-specify product range of tensioned fabric canopies, widely used across the education, healthcare and retail sectors.

The company’s latest advance into kinetic architecture now provides a patented retractable fabric roof system. Each kinetic structure is engineered and built to specific environmental needs of your project.

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Events dates up to July 2018


14th February – Gatcombe
14th March – Tower
11th April – Tower
9th May – Tower
13th June – Gatcombe
11th July – Gatcombe

The Bear of Rodbrough