The mark of the conservation professional
Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Channel Islands, Hampshire, Isle of Wight and Oxfordshire
|Branch Chair (Acting)||Alison Davidson South@ihbc.org.uk|
|Vice Chair||Julia Foster|
Council Branch Rep, Branch and
Professions Liaison, Council + Rep,
|Secretary||Liz Kitch Southbranchsecretary@ihbc.org.uk|
|Assistant Secretary||Robert Parkinson|
|Oxfordshire Rep||Sarah Homer|
|Berkshire Rep||Gill Butter|
IHBC South-East Branch invites you to:
IHBC Chartership - Have Your Say
Jo Saady, IHBC South-East Branch Chair, will give a short talk on 'Real life cases of Retrofit in Heritage Buildings'. This will be followed by a short presentation by IHBC President, Mike Brown, on the Institute's ongoing consultation with IHBC members on proposals to petition for a Royal Charter followed by a discussion and opportunity to raise questions.
If you have concerns or would like more detailed information on the implications of obtaining a Charter this is your opportunity to have your say.
Those booking places will be asked in indicate their preferred focus group as listed below. This will help inform the group discussions, each group who will feed back to the whole session leading to a wider discussion and Q&A session.
Master Class Practical Materials Day
STONE MASONRY, LIME PLASTERING, TIMBER IDENTIFICATION AND SPECIFICATION FOR JOINERY REPAIRS, BRICK & FLINT WALLING
Hosted by Owlsworth IJP Ltd Conservation Contractors
Owlworth IJP Workshops, Mill Farm, Newhall Lane, Mapledurham, RG4 7TX
14th September 2022
9.00 for 9.30 start till 4.30
IHBC South branch are pleased to be able to offer the opportunity of a practical materials day hosted by leading conservation contractors Owlsworth IJP Ltd. The day has been designed to offer talks and demonstrations by 4 master craftspeople who are all experienced experts in their fields. There will be an
opportunity for each delegate to gain hands on tutored experience of stone masonry, lime plastering and brick/ flint work with each session.
The course has been limited to a maximum of 20 places which will be allocated on a first come basis.
Owlsworth IJP have generously sponsored the day, and South Branch are also subsidising the event, therefore costs have been limited to £25 each for IHBC / CIfA members and £50 per delegate for non -members. This cost includes tea/coffee and pastries on arrival and lunch.
IHBC South Branch Webinar and AGM
Care and Repair of Historic Stonework
10th November 2021
Stone Buildings are some of our oldest surviving structures in the country and there are many from the medieval and later periods in need of sensitive care and repair. The use of stone contributes much to the character and grain of our historic Cities, Towns and Villages.
A basic understanding of the different common types of stone & the methods of quarrying, not just confined to the grand buildings and churches but was also used for a variety of ordinary domestic and vernacular buildings.
Join us as Kevin discusses:
The methods of quarrying, selection and use of stone in the past.How the stone is prepared & worked for the repair of historic structures. The selection of replacement stone and methods of fixingThe philosophy of repair in this country & how it differs from other countries in Europe.The identification of causes of failure and the selection of appropriate repair and conservation systems including grouting voids.The different methods of laying & bonding give much to the character of a stone structure.Stone cleaning practices & consolidation systems.
The Devil is in the Detail
Wed, 24 March 2021
12:00 – 13:00
Join us as Kevin Stubbs explores the big role the small details play contributing to a building's character & significance.
UK Building Regulations and Traditional Buildings
Wed, 27 January 2021
12:00 – 13:00 GMT
Phil Ogley will share his views on the impact of UK Building Regulations when Traditional Buildings are being refurbished.
Wood is Good
Conference and Annual General Meeting at Shaw House in Newbury on Friday, 18th October 2019.
7th JUNE 2019
at CHILTERN OPEN AIR MUSEUM, Chalfont St. Giles, Buckinghamshire HP8 4AB
Booking is now open for this conference. Morning presentations will be followed by a buffet lunch.
In the afternoon we have a tour of the rebuilt wychert cottage and delegates can visit the other fascinating buildings on the site.
Yearning for Timelessness
University of Oxford Mathematical Institute
October 26th 2018
An IHBC South Branch conference exploring modern architecture in historic settings