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April 2022

Place Services – Industrial Heritage

5 April - 09:30 - 16:00
East Anglian Railway Museum, Station Rd, Wakes Colne
Colchester, Essex CO6 2DS United Kingdom
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This course is aimed at anyone interested in industrial heritage and architecture, or those who are currently involved in the conservation or sustainable reuse of this typology. The mini-conference will provide insight into a range of industrial typologies across Essex. We are delighted to be holding this course at the East Anglian Railway Museum, part of the branch line from Marks Tey to Sudbury which crosses the impressive Chappel viaduct. This site is now run as a museum, and is…

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Victorian Society – Looking at Butterfield, by Nicholas Olsberg

6 April - 19:00 - 20:30

Focusing on the approach taken by the lecturer with the photographer James Morris in making photographs for the first monograph on William Butterfield since Paul Thompson’s pioneering book of 1971, the talk will concentrate on lesser-known but outstanding examples of his work, including the astonishing Yorkshire churches on the Humberhead Levels and at Dalton; the flinty ruggedness of Salisbury Theological Seminary; the sturdy pragmatic grandeur of Exeter Grammar School and its chapel; the invention of an entire townscape at Gordon…

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Health, Housing, and Wellbeing in the UK New Towns

7 April - 8 April
Paris France + Google Map

The Post-Covid world has put a focus on planning and designing for housing which both contribute to health and wellbeing, and the current debates on climate change and sustainability add another urgent layer. The experience of the UK New Towns and recent experiments in building Garden Towns and Villages have much to offer in that debate. In association with the New Towns Heritage Research Network, the Centre for British Studies of the University of Sorbonne Nouvelle in Paris (a member of…

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IHBC NI Branch – Sustainability and the SPAB Approach

7 April - 13:00 - 14:30

Part of Conservation in Common, a cross-disciplinary series of events for professionals working in the built heritage sector Talk hosted by the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings The climate crisis is the single biggest challenge facing humanity, and the construction industry must play a huge role in tackling this. However the greenest building is the one that already exists, so we must carefully examine how we can re-use our existing building stock in a sustainable way. At the…

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TACS – Talk: The Architectural Ceramics Gallery at the V&A

7 April - 18:00 - 19:00

the architectural ceramics gallery at the V&A, with Rebecca Luffman, Assistant Curator, V&A, on Zoom Rebecca is an Assistant Curator in Ceramics & Glass at the V&A, with a particular interest in the graphic relationship between two and three-dimensional decorative arts. In the wake of its 10 year anniversary, this talk will cover the re-design of the V&A’s Architectural Ceramics Gallery, looking at the behind-the-scenes of the project, and focusing on several of the star objects in the gallery. As…

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AMPS – A Focus on Pedagogy

20 April - 22 April

Today the education sector is going through what most commentators see as an unprecedented period of change. The assumption is that in the wake of COVID-19, many standard modes of teaching and learning have changed forever. However, while the flux of recent times appears to have been enormous, many aspects of what we do remains the same. Our need to publish, bring in research funding, and get positive student assessments have not gone away. The knowledge we need to impart,…

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May 2022

UK Construction Week London

3 May - 5 May
Excel London, Royal Victoria Dock, 1 Western Gateway
London, E16 1XL United Kingdom
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Be a part of the construction industry recovery UK Construction Week is the UK's largest built environment event. UK Construction Week will stage Birmingham (5-7 October 2021) and London (3-5 May 2022) editions.

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TACS – Alton station restoration (Minton and Hollins geometric tiles) and surrounding area

21 May - 10:30 - 12:00
Stoke on Trent Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire United Kingdom + Google Map

A chance to see the newly restored Alton station with its range of impressive Minton and Hollins tiles, owned by The Landmark Trust and recently conserved. The day will start with a demonstration of the tile making process at The Firing Line in Stoke on Trent. It’s a short car journey to Alton Station (please let us know if you need a lift), where we will hear from The Landmark Trust about the history of the station. We will have…

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Keymer – History of Clay CPD Webinar

25 May - 13:00 - 14:30

The Keymer team led by Heritage Roof Experts; Christine Leadbeater and Nigel Dyer will uncover the roots of traditional heritage roofing and look at the considerations of modern challenges associated with heritage roofing and product selection. The RIBA approved CPD presentation will also highlight how designers can recognise potential issues and minimise the risk of damage associated with using heritage roof tiles. The online CPD presentation will cover the following topics to help enrich your learning: History – Why do we…

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June 2022

TACS – Poole Weekender, talks and tours with tile makers and historians

11 June - 12 June
Poole Poole, Dorset United Kingdom + Google Map

Diana Hall will be giving medieval tile making demonstrations on Saturday at her studio near Bournemouth at 11am, with a hearty soup lunch. As well as making medieval tiles, Diana loves to chat about Peggy Angus and her work. Diana’s studio is in Stoborough which is a twenty minute walk from Wareham train station. On Sunday morning, Jo Amey, local tile historian, will be leading a fascinating tile walk around Poole, picking out ceramic highlights and sharing her detailed knowledge…

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