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January 2021

HE – Technical Tuesday – The Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings project

19 January - 13:00 - 14:00
Free

This large complex of former industrial buildings is the focus of Historic England’s flagship project of rescue and regeneration. In this webinar, we will discuss some of the key conservation challenges in the design, procurement and delivery of the current £25m NLHF-funded project on the Main Mill, the world’s first iron-framed building. Besides design decisions on conversion, an innovative series of structural engineering interventions have been developed to enable re-use. The M&E services strategy, energy conservation and carbon reduction, fire…

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SAVE – Renewal of Rochdale – a typical Lancashire mill town

20 January - 11:00 - 12:00
£5

Join Mike Ashworth, former head of heritage for Transport for London, for a virtual tour of historic Rochdale, once a centre of the textile industries and birthplace of the modern Co-Operative Movement, and home like many such towns to an eclectic mix of buildings, grand and humble. We follow the route from the town’s railway station down the challenging once thriving retail centre of Drake Street, now the core of a Heritage Action Zone, to the town centre with major…

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HE – Industrial Heritage Part 3

21 January - 13:00 - 14:00
Free

Our third industrial heritage webinar will look at the identification, assessment and recording of industrial heritage sites (landscapes, standing structures/buildings, archaeological remains) through the planning process in England, as well as considering potential public benefits arising from such work. We are very fortunate in having both Norman Redhead (Heritage Management Director, Archaeology, Greater Manchester Archaeological Advisory Service) and Dr Mike Nevell (Industrial Heritage Support Officer and Research Fellow of University of Salford, Centre for Applied Archaeology) as presenters who have…

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St Edmundsbury Cathedral – From Rise to Ruins

23 January - 14:00 - 15:00

This talk will examine how, focussed on the shrine of St Edmund, the abbey and town developed from their Anglo-Saxon origins into the Norman period. It will consider the archaeological evidence for the growth of the built environment as wealth was generated and expansion took place, in this period of cultural change. Biography: Dr Abby Antrobus is a Senior Archaeological Officer at Suffolk County Council where she provides advice on the archaeological implications of development across Suffolk, particularly in the…

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NHIG – Accreditation: Do Blacksmiths Need it?

27 January - 19:00 - 20:00
Free

Without some form of accreditation scheme: How do you prevent inappropriately skilled people from damaging highly skilled work? How will clients know where to find the right-skilled people? How can practitioners get recognition for their conservation skills and experience? This event will discuss the pros and cons of accreditation, as well as exploring how any potential scheme might work. Panellists will include Adrian Legge, Blacksmithing Education Specialist, and James Grierson, Chair of the Institute of Conservation (Icon).

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Kellogg College & Historic Towns Forum – Capturing a Place’s Character: My Town Heritage Explorers

28 January - 12:00 - 14:00

This pair of webinar-workshops will explore why defining local character matters, and will introduce the Toolkit that the Historic Towns and Villages Forum has been developing as part of a National Lottery Heritage Fund project - for delegates to use. The proposals in the 2020 Planning White Paper point to far greater emphasis on gathering evidence about places much earlier in the Local Plan process. In order for the character and nature of places to be properly taken into account…

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February 2021

Tywi Centre – Listed Building Consent: a step by step guide to making changes to your historic home

5 February

Listed Buildings tell a key part of Wales’s cultural story, but their care and repair can be challenging.  The Tywi Centre is delivering a 1-day online course ‘Listed Building Consent: a step by step guide to making changes to your historic home’.

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Digital Past – Conference and Workshops

8 February - 12 February

Wednesday 10 February 2021: Conference 8-12 February 2021: Workshops Online via Zoom Digital Past is a conference which showcases innovative digital technologies for data capture, interpretation and dissemination of heritage sites and artefacts. Running for the twelfth year, in light of the uncertainty caused by COVID-19 Digital Past 2021 will be held as an online conference via the Zoom platform. One day of presented talks on Wednesday 10 February will be supplemented by workshops across the week of 8 to…

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CIOB – Understanding Building Conservation

9 February - 09:30 - 10 February - 16:30
£295

This 2-day course provides an introduction to building conservation and will have both a UK and international focus and delivered through the ICOMOS (International Council On Monuments and Sites) Training and Education Guideline outputs but in a proportionate way. It will also be delivered in the context of the latest British Standard BS 7913: 2013: Guide to the Conservation of Historic Buildings and include sustainability and energy efficiency. This Standard is the only UK wide authoritative guide to the conservation…

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NHIG – Procurement: Delivering the Conservation of Ironwork

10 February - 12:00 - 13:30
£25

Team efforts to deliver conservation projects can – and should – be a rewarding, collaborative experience, driven by a shared aim.  But often it can end up turning into more of a battle, with different parties fighting their own corner, and the shared aim gets lost.  This webinar will provide practical advice on how to navigate the procurement process.  From surveying the metalwork and preparing contract-documents to finding and engaging the right contractor, this lunchtime CPD webinar will: Describe the…

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