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August 2022

SLCT – Petrographic Analysis Explained

22 August - 13:30 - 15:00

Online seminar - 2.5 Hour CPD - Gain a greater understanding of the process of Thin section analysis! Thin section analysis (petrography) is a powerful method commonly applied to the study of modern and historic building materials. This method is used in the identification, characterisation and microstructure of stones and mortars, as well as helping determine causes of structural and material failure of samples. This masterclass will look at the history and methodology behind petrography and its various applications in…

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September 2022

Victorian Society – Welsh Heritage Day

3 September - 10:00 - 17:00
Cardiff City Hall, Cathays Park
Cardiff, Wales CF10 3ND United Kingdom
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WELSH HISTORY AND ARCHITECTURE DAY CONFERENCE Join the Victorian Society, Griff Rhys Jones in conversation with Dr Greg Ste- venson and leading figures in Welsh heritage and architecture.  Discover how you can help tackle the challenges of caring for our buildings and monuments, great and small, in 21st century Wales.  Look at how the Welsh government, planning and listing systems protect our historic buildings and structures.  Learn about the Victorian Society’s legal role as guardian of Victorian and Ed- wardian…

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GCHT – Architecture and Health in Historic Buildings

8 September - 12:30 - 13:30

As we continue to respond to the Covid 19 pandemic, focus has turned to how poor building design can contribute to the spread of airborne diseases. Older buildings are sometimes portrayed as unhealthy and subject to being damp and uncomfortable. But historic buildings, particularly those from the late 19th century, were often far more pragmatic at creating integrated approaches to combatting infection than modern ones. In this CPD, Dr Richard Hobday will discuss what historic buildings can teach us about…

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East Midlands Branch – AGM and Reconnection Day

12 September - 10:00 - 15:30

East Midlands Branch AGM and reconnection day - Monday 12th September 2022: a chance to see what’s been happening in the town since the 2009 IHBC annual school an interesting focus for learning time to use the day as the Branch reconnection day where we can meet old friends and make new ones The day will look at the regeneration and restoration at the Grade I listed Buxton Crescent, natural baths and pump room. The project to reuse the famous…

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HTVF – Finding New Uses for Heritage Assets

15 September - 12:00 - 14:00

As communities and developers are increasingly recognising the value of heritage assets, this webinar looks at case studies of how to bring a new lease of life to their futures. Whether these are large estates, notable civic and community buildings, or redundant but once functional buildings and sites of local importance, there are a variety of ways to secure their futures. This includes funding for projects, building a strong and visionary team, and drawing new audiences in to both appreciate…

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West Midlands Historic Buildings Trust – Building Recording

16 September
Worcester Cathedral, 8 College Yard
Worcester, Worcestershire WR1 2LA United Kingdom
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The programme for the CPD session is as follows: 19th Century Recording Methods: Jo-Ann Curtis  MA, Birmingham Museums Trust Setting Standards in Building Recording: Rebecca Lane, Historic England Modern Building Recording Methods: Tim Cornah  MSc, Worcestershire Archives and Archaeology Service WMHBTS’s Buildings at Risk project – volunteer condition assessments of listed buildings: Fiona Keith-Lucas  MSc,  WMHBT

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BSI – The role of innovation in helping the built environment achieve net zero

21 September - 11:15 - 13:30

What’s this webinar about? This session will update the sector on the latest developments helping the built environment achieve net zero, specifically: The concrete industry’s route map to net zero and the role of new materials How the revision to PAS 2080 on carbon management is incorporating new thinking The latest developments on how new energy efficiency products can be included in funded whole-house retrofits and standards Who should attend the webinar? The built environment industry including those involved with…

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

22 September - 09:30 - 12:30
Cressing Temple Barns, Witham Rd
Cressing, Braintree CM77 8PD United Kingdom
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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 covering a history of timber-framed houses (with a focus on Essex vernacular). The second will explore 'how to read a timber framed house', tracing how medieval houses changed and developed as improvements were made and living standards became more sophisticated. The talks will provide knowledge of…

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SE Branch – Regency Town House Tour

30 September - 14:00 - 16:00
Regency Town House, Hove, Brunswick Square
Hove, East Sussex United Kingdom
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The grade I listed Regency Town House is a terraced property built in the 1820s now developed as a heritage centre and museum. The visit will appeal to anyone wanting to learn more about the architectural devices and features of Regency period terraced housing and its conservation. The itinerary will include a 2 hour tour of the House, lunch in Brunswick Town and an Architectural walking tour of Brunswick Town in the afternoon. Further details and booking arrangements are currently…

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October 2022

Place Services – Understanding Thatch

4 October - 09:00 - 16:30
Cressing Temple Barns, Witham Rd
Cressing, Braintree CM77 8PD United Kingdom
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This day course is aimed at anyone who would like to learn more about the history of thatching within East Anglia, and strengthen their understanding of the use of thatch as a traditional building material. The course will explore thatching through two sessions. The morning session will be lecture based, providing an introduction to the material, and the afternoon will include a practical demonstration using all three main thatching materials. The morning session will explore: A brief history of thatch…

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