Understanding Repair & Maintenance of Traditional (Pre 1919) Buildings

Two-day courses on 2nd & 3rd July 2019 and 24th & 25th September 2019 at the ORNC Greenwich Of interest to the public, historic buildings owners, crafts persons, builders and professionals – the Building Crafts College in conjunction with the Old Royal Naval College [Alliance member] is offering 2, two-day courses on Repair & Maintenance of Traditional Buildings. Participants will learn from…

SPAB Working Party 2019

10/07/2019 – 17/07/2019 Location: Boxley Abbey, Sandling, ME14 3BT, Maidstone , United Kingdom Each year the SPAB decamps from its London HQ to put its advice and expertise into practice at its annual summer working party.  An increasingly popular event, it offers the chance for volunteers, ranging from informed amateurs interested in buildings and history to heritage and…

A Stitch in Time: Why maintenance and small repairs matter – A free one day practical workshops exploring how you can sustain your place of worship through small scale maintenance and repair activity – Suffolk and Manchester

Monday 3 June 2019, 10.00 – 15.30 Location Suffolk : The Church of St Peter & St John, Rectory Road, Lowestoft, NR33 0ED Location Manchester: Long Street Methodist Church, Lever Street, Middleton, Manchester, M24 5UE Funded by the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport and administered by Historic England, this workshop forms part of a series of workshops that…

Contemporary Art in the Heritage Experience Conference 2019 Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne

29-30 July 2019 This two day international conference at Newcastle University is a key output of the ‘Mapping Contemporary Art in the Heritage Experience’ research project (2017-19) funded by the Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC), and delivered in partnership with The National Trust [Alliance member], The Churches Conservation Trust [Alliance member], English Heritage [Alliance member] and Arts&Heritage. The conference provides…

Protecting Historic Parks and Gardens: Mastering Planning Responses – Gaining the skills and confidence to write a planning application comment letter

27th June 2019, 10.30am-4.00pm A Historic Landscape Project Training Day, with Yorkshire Gardens Trust – The Woodshed, The Workhouse Museum, Sharow View, Allhallowgate, Ripon, Yorkshire, HG4 1LE Despite their popularity, the historic parks and gardens that we love are easily lost, as they are vulnerable to decay, development, and a lack of understanding. The Gardens Trust…

Register Your Event for Heritage Open Days 2019

Heritage Open Days, the UK’s largest festival of history and culture – is now accepting events to register to take part in 2019. Every year, 1000s of events take place across the country, unlocking their doors and attracting new audiences to their site. This year, the festival will take place between 13th – 22nd September,…