Category Archives: Event – IHBC

IHBC South Branch – Naval Gazing: Mary Rose Museum – Portsmouth Historic Dockyards

18 May 2018


An IHBC South Branch conference exploring how some of the nation’s most precious naval assets are cared for as well as the docks and buildings which house them and their related heritage.

Naval Gazing will be a great opportunity to see some of the Historic Dockyard including the Mary Rose, and to hear conservators and others from the heritage sector talk about the amazing conservation work.  We will have a special tour of Boat House 4 and a presentation about the Mary Rose as well as other fascinating presentations.  Please book early to avoid disappointment.

Open to members and non-members

For further details on the event download the Flyer and Booking Form

Scotland Branch – MATE session

7 June 2018

IHBC will be holding another Membership Application Training Event with the Scotland Branch. The main aim of the MATE session 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.’

To book your FREE place please email Kate Kendall



NW Branch:Practical Training Day: Roofing and Hot Mixed Traditional Mortars

10 & 11 May 2018
Llanwrst, Wales

The THI and the Natural Building Centre – Llanwrst, are to deliver a practical training day delivering traditional random pegged roofing and hot mixed traditional mortars. All of which will be done and applied on a live project, with the building dating back as far as 1498!

The days will be delivered for FREE, with lunch provided.

Additionally on the 10th, FREE return transport will be available from Prescot-Llanwrst.

On the 11th attendees are expected to make their own travel arrangements.

To secure a place, we will need your name and address details if attending as an individual, or if attending on behalf of your company / employer we will need your company name and an address. Please correspond with

If you book a place and fail to attend, you/your company will be invoiced £100 (this is to cover the cost for the day) for your non-attendance.

Course details

  • Dates: 10th and 11th of May
  • Transport pick up point and time: Prescot St Mary’s Parish Church, 8am swift departure (10th May only).
  • Start time at Llanwrst: 10am
  • Cost: Free unless you do not attend then an invoice of £100
  • Number of places: 12 each day
  • PPE provided: Hard hat, glasses and gloves – please wear suitable footwear for working with slate and lime.
  • Allocation: First come, first served.
  • Please send any dietary requirements you have along with your expression of interest to to secure a place.