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September 2019

RICS & SPAB Building Conservation Summer School 2019

15 September - 09:00 - 19 September - 19:30
Royal Agricultural University, Stroud Road
Cirencester, Gloucestershire GL7 6JS United Kingdom
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One in five buildings in the UK date from before 1914, meaning that surveyors of all disciplines are more than likely to encounter such buildings as part of their daily work.  Advising clients on traditional and listed buildings can no longer be dismissed as a niche area but is instead becoming a part of surveyors’ mainstream practice.  It is essential therefore that you fully understand building conservation and surveying techniques for historic and listed properties to allow you to meet…

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HE – Understanding Historic Buildings Training Course

16 September - 19 September
St Anne’s College, Oxford, 56 Woodstock Rd
Oxford, OX2 6HS United Kingdom
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£560

Learn key building investigation, interpretation and recording skills with this practical course, where expert tutors will show you how to observe, analyse, hand-measure, draw and photograph historic buildings. This course is intended for anyone working with historic buildings who would like a deeper understanding of fabric analysis, hand-measuring and hand-drawing. You may be working as a buildings archaeologist, historic buildings consultant or conservation officer, or in a related area such as architecture, surveying, engineering, archaeology or land management. Or maybe…

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West Midlands Branch – The Sleeping Beauty Awakes: Visit Pitchford Hall

17 September - 10:30 - 13:00
Pitchford Hall, Pitchford Hall
Pitchford, Shropshire SY5 7DP United Kingdom
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£10

Visit one of Britain’s greatest timber framed houses recently saved from the At Risk register to view the Mansion, the Tree House and current works at the Orangery. Programme: 10.30  arrive at the Pitchford Hall  for refreshments 11.00  Branch meeting 11.15  Presentation on the History of Pitchford Hall 11.30  Site visit to the Mansion 12.00  Site visit to the Orangery – current project with Arrol and Snell architects 1.00    Local pub for lunch and networking Competencies to be addressed: Professional: …

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THA – Heritage & the Creative Industries Project: Report Launch

17 September - 15:00 - 17:00
The Ragged School Museum, 15-29 Eyre Street Hill
London, EC1R 5LB United Kingdom
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Free

The Heritage Alliance is delighted to announce that we will be launching our report on Heritage and Creative Industries, written by Hannah Shimko at The Ragged School Museum in London on 17 September, from 3-5pm. This important report aims to showcase successful collaborations between heritage sites and organisations within the creative industries, sharing best practice and recommendations for both sectors to build better partnerships into the future. The report also sets out recommendations for grant funders, Government and policy workers.…

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Bauhaus is 100! the Bauhaus Balloon: a talk by Alan Powers

17 September - 18:30 - 20:00
The Gallery at Alan Baxter Ltd, 75 Cowcross Street
London, EC1M 6EL United Kingdom
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£10

Has the centenary year of the Bauhaus brought to a crisis the longstanding problem of a gap between its reputation and the historical reality? Alan Powers, author of the recent book Bauhaus Goes West, will trace the origin of this inflation and the reasons why it has delayed the possibility of finding a more balanced and inclusive understanding of twentieth century architecture and design. Alan Powers teaches at London School of Architecture and the Univeristy of Kent.  He has a…

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Scottish Parliamentary Working Group on Tenement Maintenance – Conference

18 September
Glasgow United Kingdom + Google Map

Save the date! Following the Scottish Parliament’s debate on the recommendations of the Working Group on Tenement Maintenance earlier this month, a date has been set for a Tenement Maintenance Conference on 18th September 2019 in Glasgow.

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Conservation and Heritage Day at Dreadnought Tiles and Ketley Brick

18 September
Dreadnought Tiles, Dreadnought Works
Pensnett, Brierley Hill, West Midlands DY5 4TH United Kingdom
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It can be difficult to find authentic traditional products for restoration projects. This CPD takes you into a unique Brick and Tile Works in the Midlands which began operating in 1805, to show you how Dreadnought Tiles and Ketley Brick use traditional firing techniques and expertise developed over their 200 years to produce a wide range of authentic clay building products. Come and engage with our craftsmen at work and see how traditional methods, passed down through generations, combine with…

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The Building Limes Forum – 2019 Conference ‘Lime Finishes’ and ‘Lime in Extreme Climates’

20 September - 22 September
Engine Shed, Forthside Way
Stirling, FK8 1QZ United Kingdom
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£350

The 2019 Conference and Gathering will be held from Friday 20 to Sunday 22 September at the Historic Environment Scotland Conservation Centre at The Engine Shed, Stirling, Scotland. The BLF is most grateful to HES for its support of this event. A highlight will be a dinner in the Great Hall of Stirling Castle where the Baker Memorial Lecture will be presented by Tim Meek. There will be hands-on activities at nearby Doune Castle, where it is proposed to build…

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Northern Ireland Branch – Visit to Glenarm Castle

20 September - 09:00 - 13:00
Glenarm Castle, 2 Castle Lane
Glenarm, Northern Ireland BT44 0BQ United Kingdom
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£6.50

Visit to Glenarm Castle to learn about Conservation, diversification and sustainability. Insights from the estate manager, stonemasons and lime experts. Glenarm is constantly evolving estate , including salmon farming, clamping, pedigree shorthorn herd, water turbine generation, fudge factory, music festivals coupled  with a  never ending programme of conservation works not only to the castle but the entire estate. Get a tour of the Castle by the Butler, a walk through the grounds and finish with lunch. Practical demonstrations will take place…

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South Branch – Forget Me Not at Winchester Cathedral

20 September - 09:15 - 15:30
Wessex Centre, Winchester Cathedral, The Close
Winchester, Hampshire SO23 9LS United Kingdom
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An IHBC South Branch conference exploring the management of memorials and key conservation issues. Speakers: Diana Coulter Julie Adams Emily Gee Frank Green Dr Ian Dungavell John Gedling Cost: IHBC or CIfA Member £45 each; non-member at £75 each Please return this booking form as soon as possible and no later than Friday 13th September by email to southbranchsecretary@ihbc.org.uk See more information including speakers' bios here:  Final Forget me Not flyer

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