- Publications etc.
The mark of the conservation professional
Berkshire, Buckinghamshire, Channel Islands, Hampshire, Isle of Wight and Oxfordshire
Culture, Community and Candyfloss
Seaside Towns: the Hastings approach to revitalising historic coastal towns
IHBC South East Branch Day School
His Place Community Church Robertson Street, Hastings, East Sussex, TN34 1HL
Friday 15th October 2021, 9.30am – 4.30pm
Following on from the IHBC’s Annual Schools of 2020 and 2021 focusing on the issue of regeneration in Historic Town Centres.
The day will provide a unique insight into the mix of both traditional and community led regeneration schemes in Hastings before looking at specific site related schemes. As part of the Day School IHBC members will be able to develop their Philosophy, History and Economics skills to understand more about opportunities to preserve and enhance the historic built environment.
The day will comprise a series of talks in the morning followed by the SE Branch AGM and a buffet lunch. In the afternoon there will be optional walks and site visits in Hastings – see over for full programme.
Cost, including lunch:
£35 IHBC members, £40 non-members.
Online attendance*: £10 IHBC members, £15 non-members.
Bookings can be made via Eventbrite here or by completing the accompanying booking form.
Invoices can be raised on request but advance payment via Eventbrite or by BACS is preferred. Please confirm any special dietary requirements when booking.
CPD Certificates will be available.
* We are working to facilitate livestreaming of the event, fees will be refunded in the event this does not prove possible
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