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June 2019

Historic England HELM Training – The NPPF Decoded: Archaeology

6 June - 09:30 - 16:00
Cannon Bridge House, Historic England Office, 4th Floor, Cannon Bridge House
London, EC4R 2YA United Kingdom
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Join this course to enhance your understanding the planning process with regards to archaeology and recent change to the National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) in particular. This course is for professional archaeologists working in the planning system, either as a local authority archaeological adviser, or as a contracting archaeologist advising clients on the planning process. You may also find this course of interest if you are an experienced planner with an interest in planning cases with significant archaeological impact. If…

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South Branch – Clay Day

7 June - 09:00 - 17:00
Chiltern Open Air Museum, Newland Park, Gorelands Lane
Chalfont St Giles, Buckinghamshire HP8 4AB United Kingdom
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An IHBC South Branch conference considering clay buildings Wychert / Cob and Brick Chiltern Open Air Museum COAM has been carefully chosen as the museum has a varied and extremely fine collection of rescued buildings dating from the medieval period through to the 20th century. The buildings illustrate a wide range of structures and local building materials used at the various periods. The day will include formal Power Point presentations, material handling sessions and first hand observations of the buildings.…

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Restoring Your Old Building: A Free Day School at Y Dolydd Llanfyllin Workhouse

8 June - 10:30 - 15:30
Y Dolydd Workhouse Llanfyllin, A490
Llanfyllin, SY22 5LD United Kingdom
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An event organised as part of the Master’s House project, assisted by the National Lottery Heritage Fund.  Llanfyllin Civic Society and Llanfyllin Dolydd BPT have arranged a free Day School.  An opportunity for people with an interest in renovating or caring for old buildings to get together and exchange ideas with each other, and with the experts.  The programme includes: • Powys’s Built Heritage Conservation Officer, Debra Lewis, on working with the planners • conservation architect Tim Ratcliffe describing and…

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Traditional Mortars Symposium

10 June - 09:00 - 12 June - 17:00
York, Jewbury
York, United Kingdom
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Over the last 5 years, there has been a growing awareness of the historic ubiquity of earthlime and hot mixed lime mortars and a renewed emphasis upon like-for-like repair of traditional buildings, as well as important research into the character and performance, as well as the historic precedence, of Natural Hydraulic Lime Mortars.  Like-for-like and compatible repair will usually require the use of earth-lime and hot mixed lime mortars. The York Symposium aims to bring together all current thinking and…

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IHBC at the STBA / SPAB Conference – Sustainability of Traditional Buildings

11 June - 09:30 - 17:30
The Gallery at Alan Baxter Ltd, 75 Cowcross Street
London, EC1M 6EL United Kingdom
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The IHBC will host a stand at the 2019 STBA / SPAB Conference & Expo, at Alan Baxters in London, so be sure to visit us there as the conference explores the sustainability of traditional buildings. The sustainability of old buildings is reliant on their ongoing use and reuse in the modern world. Understanding how they function (building physics), and how we should be maintaining and upgrading them are key to their continued usefulness – particularly in view of climate…

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ICON 2019 Conference: New Perspectives: Contemporary Conservation Thinking and Practice

12 June - 15 June

12- 15 June 2019 Belfast #Icon19 provides the platform we need to engage with the latest developments in conservation of cultural heritage – to exchange knowledge, network with colleagues new and old, to support each other in our professional development and promote professional standards of conservation across the UK! The Conference theme will explore the latest research, practical applications and innovative thinking across the sector. Owing to popular demand, #Icon19 also features a greater variety of ancillary events than ever before! Every registration…

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West Midlands Branch – The Conservation of 19th Century Urban Parks in the Potteries

13 June - 10:00 - 15:00

A day on financing the conservation of 19th century urban parks in The Potteries. The day will include presentations on and visits to the £4.5million Heritage Lottery Fund Parks for People funding for the restoration of the pavilion, boathouse, canal bridges, lake and fountains at Hanley Park as well as discussion of other Parks for People projects in The Potteries Hanley Park Burslem Park Competences to be addressed: Professional:  1. Conservation Philosophy; 2. Practice Evaluation:  3.  History – urban parks…

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The Kenley Revival Project Presents: The Conservation of 20th-Century Military Architecture

13 June - 10:00 - 17:30
Society of Antiquaries, Burlington House, Piccadilly
London, W1J 0BD United Kingdom
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Over the last decade, the heritage profession has seen a step change in understanding and appreciation of 20th century military heritage. This seminar will explore how conservation approaches have been formulated and applied at a series of first, second and cold war sites, bringing together a range of experiences from sites preserving this increasingly vulnerable fabric. Our keynote speaker will be Wayne Cocroft, Senior Investigator with Historic England and the full programme of speakers will be announced shortly at www.kenleyrevival.org…

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SPAB – Contested Legacies: New Conversations

13 June - 18:15 - 21:00
St. Botolph Without Bishopsgate, St. Botolph Without Bishopsgate
Bishopgate, London EC2M 3TL United Kingdom
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Showcasing the creative re-use of old buildings Join us for an evening exploring how good new design can be used to revitalise neglected old buildings sympathetically and bring them back into use. The three winners of last year’s Philip Webb Award will present their winning schemes and discuss how they exemplify, interact with, even challenge the SPAB’s approach to new work in historic contexts. Speakers are: Chris Hamill – development of craft workshops and training initiatives at the former Armagh…

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Conservation and Heritage Day at Dreadnought Tiles and Ketley Brick

19 June
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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