HES Engine Shed – Lime Mortar: Principles and Practices

Engine Shed Forthside Way, Stirling, United Kingdom

Thursday 8 February 2024,  9.30am - 1.30pm or 9.30am - 4.00pm Event Description Lime is a traditional bedding and pointing material in Scotland’s historic built environment. These three morning talks will start with the basic principles of processing raw limestone or shells into mortar and plaster. We will also share current best practice and the … Continue reading HES Engine Shed – Lime Mortar: Principles and Practices

£45 – £75

WHUK – World Heritage UK’s 2024 webinar # 2 – The Forth Bridge

Number 2 in a series of 7 webinar talks, on the UK’s World Heritage Industrial Heritage Sites Thursday 8th February 2024, 7pm - 8pm World Heritage Site: The Forth Bridge Speaker: Mark Watson, Historic Environment Scotland 7 to 8pm, on Zoom. Zoom details usually sent out latest the day before the webinar. Each webinar is recorded and uploaded … Continue reading WHUK – World Heritage UK’s 2024 webinar # 2 – The Forth Bridge

£5 – £25

AHSS – WILLIAM KAY – Phoenix Rising? A Reconstruction of Mavisbank with a View to Restoration

Augustine United Church 41 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Monday 12th February 2024 6.30pm at Augustine United Church, 41 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh EH1 1EL (wheelchair accessible) Note: Lectures will also be streamed online via Zoom Three centuries on since its founding, and fifty years since the fire that left Mavisbank a vulnerable shell, there is at last a real prospect of rescuing this … Continue reading AHSS – WILLIAM KAY – Phoenix Rising? A Reconstruction of Mavisbank with a View to Restoration

£6

West Dean – Structural Repair of Historic Buildings

Weald and Downland Living Museum Town Lane, Chichester

Date: 13th to 16th May 2024  with Edward Morton and Gez Pegram This course is of special value to those who wish to gain a new perspective in applying engineering principles to the conservation of historic structures. Various permanent repair methods which might be applied to historic buildings are discussed and there will be debate about the merits … Continue reading West Dean – Structural Repair of Historic Buildings

£789

ASBP – Natural Fibre Insulation and the Retrofit Challenge

Join ASBP and members of our ASBP Natural Fibre Insulation Group for a webinar exploring the retrofit challenge and how natural fibre insulation can be a key part of the solution. Natural fibre insulation (NFI) products and systems are derived from natural materials such as wood fibre, wool, hemp, cellulose and straw. NFI is now the fastest … Continue reading ASBP – Natural Fibre Insulation and the Retrofit Challenge

Free

IHBC North Branch – Regenerating the Ouseburn Valley

Ouseburn Cycle Hub The Cycle Hub, Quayside, Newcastle Upon Tyne, NE6 1BU

Thursday 15th February 2024,  14:00-17:00 The event will be led by John Pendlebury Professor of Urban Conservation at the School of Architecture, Planning and Landscape, Newcastle University, assisted by Chris Barnard, Chair of the Ouseburn Trust.   This half-day event will focus on the ongoing regeneration of the lower Ouseburn Valley. The Ouseburn – a tributary … Continue reading IHBC North Branch – Regenerating the Ouseburn Valley

£20 – £25

ICOMOS-UK Wood Forum: Oak Timber Framing course: Jowl Posts

Weald and Downland Living Museum Town Lane, Chichester

Oak Timber Framing: Jowl Posts   The Course This course teaches students how to frame timbers together to ensure the correct lengths, bevels and allowances and carry out double-cut scribing, string-line and plumb rule layouts. During the workshop the primary timbers – posts, plates, beams and cills – will be lined-out, scribed, cut and fitted. … Continue reading ICOMOS-UK Wood Forum: Oak Timber Framing course: Jowl Posts

£595

HE – Technical Tuesday Webinar: The viability of Water Source Heat Pumps in Historic Buildings

Technical Tuesday Webinar: The viability of Water Source Heat Pumps in Historic Buildings Tuesday, 20th February 2024,  1pm - 2pm This webinar will present the findings from Historic England’s building services engineers and their consultant Max Fordham on their latest study ‘The Viability of Water Source Heat Pumps in Historic Buildings’ looking at the use … Continue reading HE – Technical Tuesday Webinar: The viability of Water Source Heat Pumps in Historic Buildings

Free

IHBC National Office – Membership Application Training Event (MATE)

Lichfields, The Minster Building The Minster Building, 21 Mincing Lane, London

Tuesday 20th February 2024 (6.00 - 8.15pm approx.) Refreshments will be provided Do you want help upgrading your IHBC membership to Associate or Full? Are you unsure where to start with your application? Do you want to get to grips with the IHBC’s Areas of Competences? You are invited to an in-person Membership Application Training Event (MATE) helping … Continue reading IHBC National Office – Membership Application Training Event (MATE)

Free

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