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IHBC Annual School – Nottingham 2019

flyerHeritage, Risk & Resilience
confronting conservation calamities

Fire / Flood / Structural Failure

Full School: Thursday 4 – Saturday 6 July 2019
Day School: Friday 5 July 2019

  • Technical, practical and strategic
  • Tours in Nottingham, Leicester, Derby & the East Midlands
  • Heritage challenges and insights into solutions
  • Up to 20 hours Continuing Professional Development linked
  • Planning for the worst: dealing with the aftermath
  • Business opportunities: Sponsors, exhibitors & much more
  • Case studies and practical advice

For further details see and keep updated via the IHBC NewsBlogs

London Branch AGM 2018, drinks and talk

17 July 2018

Join us at HS1 offices (5th floor, Kings Place, 90 York Way, London N1 9AG) which enjoy good views over this part of north London and hear from members of Conisbee’s heritage team on some of their recent work appraising historic plaster ceilings, surveying industrial gasholders and examining the fabric of a unique country house.

Conisbee is an award winning civil and structural engineering design practice with offices in London, Norwich and Cambridge. Conisbee has a specialism in heritage engineering with engineers who are CARE registered.

TIME – The AGM starts at 6.00pm


All members attending the AGM will receive a free glass of wine.

It is essential you book through Eventbrite as your name will be requested at King’s Place reception that you will find on your right, opposite the box office and just after the Pangolin Sculpture Gallery.


TRAIN STATIONS – Kings Cross / St Pancras

Civic Voice Conference 2018

19 – 20 October 2018

Civic Voice is excited to announce that bookings are open for Civic Voice’s annual conference – the event of the year for people who care about where they live.

Join hundreds of Civic Voice members, partners and people working in the historic environment to connect, learn, influence the debate and celebrate the power of community as we ask, “How can we balance conservation and regeneration?”. Visit the website here.

From quarry to quoin: a conservation guide to stonework

19 June 2018

Join us for the next instalment of our training series: a comprehensive training session where we will explore all aspects of stonework from the quarry to the workshop and beyond.

Topics covered:

  • Quarries
  • Geology of the World Heritage Site
  • Stone matching
  • Stone conservation approaches
  • Health and safety
  • Practical demonstrations

Speakers include:

  • Marcus Paine, Hutton Stone
  • Katie Strang, Scottish Lime Centre
  • Luis Albornoz, British Geological Survey
  • Christa Gerdwilker, Historic Environment Scotland
  • Maggie Tennant, St Mary’s Cathedral Workshop
  • Jordan Kirk, St Mary’s Cathedral Workshop

The RIAS is happy to recommend this event to its members, and it is recognised by the IHBC for CPD.

Book here>>