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IHBC Annual School – Belfast 2018: Our shared Heritage – communication | negotiaton | transformation

AS2018 flyerFull School: Thursday 21 – Saturday 23 June
Day School: Friday 22 June

Make Belfast the centre of your European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018

  • Heritage challenges and insights
  • Networking: Leading practitioners, policymakers, businesses & advisers
  • New national and international practices and partnerships
  • Innovative strategies in the city, region and beyond
  • On-site case studies, themes and solutions: *Communicating values *Contested heritage *Shared spaces
  • Up to c.20 hours Continuing Professional Development
  • Exhibition stalls and stands & IHBC ‘Spotlights’

Social media links: #IHBCBelfast2018/#Europeforculture/#EYCH2018

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For more details see belfast2018.ihbc.org.uk

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Introduction to Digital Documentation of Buildings, BIM and Virtual Reality for Heritage

19 – 20 March 2018
Engine Shed, Stirling

Price: £60 per day/£100 2 days; Members and concessions 10% discount.
Delegates will explore the digital documentation of heritage through terrestrial laser scanning and photogrammetry, learning the basics involved in capturing and processing data, as well as how it can ultimately be used in BIM modelling. Virtual reality applications for heritage will also be investigated. The event will include an optional evening event to celebrate the launch of the Digital Documentation Short Guide.

Further details here>>

Building and Repairing Dry Stone Walls Course

29-30 March 2018

The Scottish Traditional Skills Training Centre has a few remaining places left on the Building and Repairing Dry Stone Walls Course, taking place at theInstitution Hall, Portsoy.

 This 2-days course (see Prospectus) will provide hands-on instruction and training in the skills and techniques involved in constructing and repairing Dry Stone Walls. Teaching you skills which can be used in either a home or Professional Environment. The course is being  led by Euan Thompson, a highly skilled and experienced Dry Stone Waller and Instructor who, in addition to his work with the Scottish Traditional Skills Training Centre, has carried out numerous highly successful walling projects for a wide range of private and public sector clients.

 If you would like to secure your place on this highly popular Course, please complete and return the attached Course Booking Form DSW as soon as possible to avoid disappointment.

The William Morris Craft Fellowship Trust

12-13 May 2018

What is the William Morris Craft Fellowship Trust?   The William Morris Craft Fellowship is an advanced training scheme run by The Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings (SPAB). It is awarded each year to three or four highly skilled craftsmen or women.

The training scheme is spread over a year and in that time the successful candidates will be able to widen their experience in a range of traditional building skills, repair techniques, materials and also prepare them for a position of responsibility.

​Try your hand at traditional crafts with The William Morris Craft Fellowship Trust.  In the idyllic setting of Warwickshire’s last working watermill, experience hands on traditional crafts from stone carving and blacksmithing to glass painting and decorative plastering, plus more…..   All this under the watchful eye of some of the UK’s most experienced craftsmen.

Further details and BOOKINGS>>

Scotland Branch – The Dundee Conservation Lectures: Historic Plasterwork

13 March 2018

Techniques of historic decorative plasterwork in Scotland

Will Napier, chartered building surveyor and heritage consultant, Adams Napier Partnership. Nineteenth century decorative plasterwork

Steven Blench, independent plasterwork historian, conservator and contemporary practitioner – Chalk

This event is sponsored by the Scotland Branch and partners – there is no entry charge to lecture, everyone welcome.

Further details…

East Midlands Branch – MATE session

25 April 2018

We are holding another Membership Application Training Event – the main aim of which is to assist people in upgrading their membership from either Affiliate/Associate to Full membership.

There will be a presentation from Kate Kendall, IHBC Education, Training & Standards Liaison Officer followed by small group discussions.

Kate Kendall said: ‘These events are a great way for prospective applicants to find out how to understand their skills, knowledge and experience in the context of IHBC membership criteria and accreditation.  And all this is free too, offered to anyone interested in IHBC membership as part of the IHBC’s charitable support for the care of the built and historic environment.’

Programme for the event is as follows:

14.00: Arrival at 38 Carrington Street with refreshments
14.30: Welcome & Introductions
14.40: The Areas of Professional Competence
14.55: Recent Applicant experience
15.05: Competence Workshops
16.45: Summary & Further Questions
17.00: Event Finish

Following the event there will be the opportunity for further networking on a planned pub crawl of a number of Nottingham’s historic pubs.

How to reserve your place
There is no cost to attend the event. To reserve your place, please email Kate Kendall LETS@ihbc.org.uk.

Directions to the Museum of Nottingham Life
38 Carrington Street, Nottingham is a 5 minute walk from Nottingham train station. If coming by car, the postcode is NG1 7FG with the train station car park as your nearest option.

Further information: IHBC EM Branch MATE flyer