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August 2021

GCHT – Online screening: Standing on the Shoulders of Giants: In Conversation with Ranald MacInnes

25 August - 19:30 - 21:00
£5

In our evening lecture series ‘Transforming Glasgow’, we are looking to the past for inspiration and possible solutions. The series focuses on how Glasgow has changed and reinvented itself in a variety of ways from the latter half of the 20th century onwards to today. How have these changes come about and what has the impact been? What lessons can be learned? Following the screening of Prof Walker’s interview in July, on August 25th we will hear from Ranald MacInnes, from…

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Place Services – Origins and Evolution of Timber Framed Buildings of Essex

26 August - 09:30 - 12:30
Cressing Temple Barns, Witham Rd
Cressing, Braintree CM77 8PD United Kingdom
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£55

This course focuses on timber-framed buildings, one of the characteristic features of the Essex historic environment, dating from the twelfth century to modern times. This CPD lecture will be divided into two talks, one explaining how timber was sourced, converted, carpentered and assembled into buildings. The second will trace how medieval houses changed and developed as improvements were made and living standards became more sophisticated. The talks will provide knowledge of how to recognise the essential features of timber-framed buildings,…

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Restoration Week – Tours of Restoration Sites in South Italy

30 August - 4 September

The setting of Restoration Week 2021 will be a striking tour of exceptional restoration sites in South Italy along an itinerary from Naples to Pompeii, Bari and Matera. The website will offer the opportunity to view virtual site tours, follow seminars and talks and also establish new relationships with companies and conservation experts. Because of Covid-19 restrictions, international visitors will have the opportunity to join the events virtually on a dedicated online streaming platform and also a dedicated platform for interacting with…

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September 2021

CIOB – Understanding Building Conservation

2 September - 09:30 - 3 September - 16:30
£495

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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ESC – Energy Efficiency Measures for Older and Traditional Buildings: 2 day course – Level 3 Award Qualification

7 September - 09:00 - 8 September - 17:00
£495

Over one third of UK buildings are traditional – that is according to the definition of a traditional building defined in BSI PAS 2035: 2019: Specification for the energy retrofit of domestic buildings. These buildings are different to modern buildings and need to be treated differently. The Environment Study Centre has teamed up with the CITB and specialist building consultancy Edwards Hart to develop this unique  2-day course that delivers a real qualification in energy efficiency retrofit. It is also the only…

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BE Networking – Restoring & Regenerating Historic Buildings

7 September - 09:30 - 14:30
£80

This event will delve into the restoration of and re-purposing of historic buildings across the UK – highlighting future projects, best practice and funding opportunities. Historic buildings are unique. From their design and architecture to the history and culture they possess – they add character to towns and cities, but many are at risk of being lost. At this online conference we’ll hear from multiple speakers who’re passionate about restoring historic buildings and regenerating those which are in desperate need…

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Place Services – Lime Render and Plaster Specification and Repair

9 September - 09:30 - 12:30
Cressing Temple Barns, Witham Rd
Cressing, Braintree CM77 8PD United Kingdom
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£55

This half day course will examine the appropriate use of the whole range of lime mortars in the context of material science, actual built fabric and historic texts upon lime use. It will give students an understanding into traditional lime mortars. The course will also give a practical understanding of slaking and mixing methods and will include a demonstration of mixing. As a result of the course trainees will gain a solid understanding of which lime mortar to use for…

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Ecclesiological Society – Conference 2021: Leeds Minster: ‘noblest among the noble’ of the early-Victorian churches

11 September - 10:30 - 17:30
Leeds Minster, 2-6 Kirkgate
Leeds, LS2 7DJ United Kingdom
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£25

The Ecclesiological Society 2021 Conference with support from Leeds Civic Trust Leeds Minster – formerly the parish church of St Peter – was rebuilt in 1837-41. It was the largest new church since St Paul’s and ‘as grand as any cathedral’. It is also the most important church erected in England around 1840, at that heady moment when Anglicanism was moving in a Higher direction thanks to the Tractarians, and Gothic authenticity was being promoted energetically by the Cambridge Camden…

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NT – Heritage Open Day at Home Farm, Coleshill Village

12 September - 11:00 - 16:00
The Buscot and Coleshill Estates, The Buscot and Coleshill Estates
Swindon, SN6 7PT United Kingdom
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Free

On 12th September we will be opening the Skills Centre site – Home Farm in Coleshill alongside the Water Mill and the WWII demonstration bunker for Heritage Open Day. There will also be tours of the site and a chance to see the collections being catalogued and sorted. Please see invite to you all to join including a lunch voucher- see attached. The day runs from 11 to 4pm in Coleshill.

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Attingham Trust – From College Library to Country House

13 September - 17 September
Clare College, University of Cambridge United Kingdom + Google Map

From College Library to Country House is conceived from the perspective of the British aristocracy and gentry whose education centred upon preparing to run the country estate, including house and collections, and will argue for the importance of the library and the book collection in this process. Too often in country house studies the architecture, interior design and art collections have held sway and this programme aims to foreground the College book collections at the disposal of tutors and the subsequent…

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