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April 2020

North Branch – Historic Town Cores (plus AGM) **POSTPONED**

24 April
Durham Durham, United Kingdom + Google Map

POSTPONED **This event has been postponed.   More information on the rescheduled time/date will be forthcoming. A full day conference bringing yourself up to date on the historic town centre agenda, seen through the lens of one of our region's great historic centres. Also includes our branch AGM! Photo © Nick Mutton (cc-by-sa/2.0)

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Place Services – Hot Lime Workshop

24 April - 09:30 - 16:00
Cressing Temple Barns, Witham Rd
Cressing, Braintree CM77 8PD United Kingdom
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It is well established that all traditionally constructed buildings need to be repaired using compatible lime mortars to avoid unnecessary decay and dampness, but it is less well understood that not all ‘lime’ mortars are the same and not all ‘lime’ mortars are compatible with traditional fabric. This one 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 and 12…

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SLCT – The Structural Repair of Historic Buildings **POSTPONED**

24 April - 09:30 - 16:30
Charlestown Workshops, 2 Rocks Road
Charlestown, Fife KY11 3EN United Kingdom
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POSTPONED **This event has been postponed until further notice. This course will provide you with a sound understanding of the philosophy of conservation and a better understanding of the relationship between structural engineering and conservation. The aim of this seminar is to provide professionals with a sound understanding of the philosophy of conservation and a better understanding of the relationship between structural engineering and conservation, of safety issues and of the aesthetics of conservation based structural repairs. This seminar, led…

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Yorkshire Branch – Affiliates Day **POSTPONED**

25 April - 09:30 - 17:00
Central Methodist Church, St Saviourgate, York York, YO1 8NQ United Kingdom + Google Map

POSTPONED **This event has been postponed.  Further information on a rescheduled time/date will be forthcoming. This will include a MATE (See https://www.ihbc.org.uk/mate/) Session in the morning, followed by a MAGE (Membership Application Guidance Event) Session in the afternoon, being more of a critical format whereby prospective members bring their draft applications and take the opportunity to build on the content of their applications. MATE Session Registration:  https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/ihbc-member-application-training-event-mate-tickets-91698876809?aff=ebdssbdestsearch MAGE Session Registration:  https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/ihbc-membership-application-guidance-event-mage-tickets-91704551783?aff=ebdssbdestsearch

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NT – Hot Limes for Builders and Specifiers **POSTPONED**

27 April - 08:00 - 17:00
The Buscot and Coleshill Estates, The Buscot and Coleshill Estates
Swindon, SN6 7PT United Kingdom
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POSTPONED **This event has been postponed until further notice. Consisting of slide based talks, videos and demonstrations, it provides a practical insight into the use of hot limes. Please meet at Old Timber Store in the Old Carpenters Yard. The course tutor is Nigel Copsey.

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Westminster Media Forum Seminar – England’s heritage sector – funding and investment, widening audiences, and growing social and economic impact

28 April - 08:30 - 13:00
Central London London, United Kingdom + Google Map

with Emma Squire, Director, Arts, Heritage and Tourism, DCMS Professor Andrew Chitty, Challenge Director: Audience of the Future, UKRI and Creative Economy Champion, Arts and Humanities Research Council Lizzie Glithero-West, Chief Executive, The Heritage Alliance Kate Mavor, Chief Executive, English Heritage Rosemarie McHugh, Director of Product Development, Tourism Northern Ireland Duncan Wilson, Chief Executive, Historic England Rob Kenyon, Chief Executive Officer and Founder, Heritage Lab   Chaired by: Baroness Andrews, former Chair, English Heritage and Deputy Chair, Heritage Lottery Fund…

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CIOB – Conservation Conference – Future Skills for Traditional Buildings **POSTPONED**

28 April - 09:00 - 17:30
Church House Westminster, Deans Yard, Westminster
London, SW1P 3NZ United Kingdom
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POSTPONED **This event has been postponed, to be rescheduled for autumn 2020, further details TBC** The loss of traditional craft skills has reached critical levels, owing to retirements from an ageing workforce, insufficient Apprenticeships and a ‘framework’ which is not fit for purpose. This is against the background that for the next ten years an unprecedented number of large projects are planned where these skills will be essential - both within the UK and Europe. Just think of The Palace…

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PKHT – Architectural Conservation CPD: Design and Retrofit on the Gannochy Estate

29 April - 12:30 - 13:30
Lower City Mills, West Mill Street
Perth, PH1 5QP United Kingdom
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The first session in a 6-part CPD programme provides a local example of retrofitting traditional properties for the 21st Century in-line with conservation guidance and principles. Delivered by The Gannochy Trust’s Estates Manager Andy Duncan, this session also includes Gannochy’s new build housing projects where traditional design philosophies are inspiring the next generation of social housing. Whether you are starting out in a buildings related career, looking to refresh your conservation knowledge, encounter historic buildings as part of your work…

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ESC – Energy Efficiency Measures for Older and Traditional Buildings

30 April - 1 May
Glasgow United Kingdom + Google Map

Over one quarter of buildings in the UK are traditionally built and are often mistakenly treated as modern buildings resulting in unintended consequences – they require ‘responsible retrofit’. The Environment Study Centre has teamed up with the CITB’s National Construction College 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 course of its kind that is delivered all over the UK – England, Scotland,…

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BLF – Traditional Buildings Weekend **POSTPONED**

30 April - 2 May
Douglas Douglas, Isle of Man United Kingdom + Google Map

POSTPONED **This event has been postponed.   More information on a time/date for rescheduling will be forthcoming. Following the success of the Traditional Mortars Symposium in York last year, the BLF is giving delegates and others an opportunity to attend a three-day masterclass on the Isle of Man which will include lectures and practical demonstrations. The Thursday lecture programme in Douglas will examine the challenges facing traditional buildings and the options available to adapt them for a harsher climate. Practical…

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