• Check-in at the Imperial Hotel, 61-66 Russell Square, Bloomsbury.

  • 11.30-17.00 – Technical Demonstrations and Presentations, Gradidge Room, Art Workers’ Guild, 6 Queen Square, Bloomsbury (details below)

  • 12.00-17.30 - REGISTRATION – Art Workers’ Guild

  • 13.30 – Opening Address by Eddie Booth, President IHBC, Lecture Hall, Art Workers’ Guild

  • 14.00 – Afternoon Tours Depart from Art Workers’ Guild (full details)
Kings Cross canal side development
Arsenal’s Highbury Stadium Redevelopment

  • 14.00 – Current Research: Gus Astley Student Awards 2009, Lecture Hall, Art Workers’ Guild

  • 14.00 - Technical Demonstrations and Presentations, Gradidge Room, Art Workers’ Guild continue:
  • 14.00-14.20 Julian Bagg – Damp and timber decay diagnosis
  • 14.30-14.50 Ged Gardiner – Creating shutters and inserting draught proofing for sash windows
  • 15.00-15.20 Purcell Miller Tritton (Sponsor) – Stowe House, Buckinghamshire, gilding work
  • 15.30-15.50 Rob Fraser, Donald Insall Associates (Sponsor) – Bluecoat Arts Centre, Liverpool, an award-winning project informed and shaped by a conservation management plan.
  • 16.00-16.20 Stephen Bull – Traditional repair of Georgian windows
  • 16.30-16.50 Charles Brooking – Architectural detail collection
  • 17.00 – Technical Demonstrations/Student Awards and Afternoon Tours finish

18.00 - Welcome Drinks Reception - The Building Centre, Store Street, Bloomsbury including:
  • 19.00 - Welcome Address by Baroness Andrews, Chairman of English Heritage, followed by presentation of Gus Astley Student Awards 2009
  • 20.30 - Reception closes - dinner available at Hotel for Annual School Residential delegates.

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Full details

  • Day School at the Royal College of Physicians, Regent’s Park
  • IHBC Annual General Meeting
  • Formal drinks and canapés Reception at the Royal College of Physicians
    Guest Speaker – ROBERT ELMS,
    BBC London

All delegates and their guests welcome to optional three-course dinner hosted by IHBC London Branch at the Royal College of Physicians. Cost, at £25 per head including wine, not included in the School delegate rates.

Residential rates include dinners at the hotel on the Thursday and Friday.
All morning tours depart Imperial Hotel at 9.30 (Starting Points in Registration details)

Accompanied visits/walking tours (full details):
  • Theatreland, West End; including internal works to the Hippodrome
  • Royal Albert Hall, City of Westminster; structural works including roofspace
  • Southbank and Garden History Museum; Conservation Management Plans, re-use of redundant church
  • St Martin-in-the-Fields, Trafalgar Square; creation of entrance pavilion, community rooms and conference/event space

The afternoon self-guided options commence at 14.00

Self-Guided Visits and Heritage Trails:
  • London Open Garden Squares Weekend (full details)
  • Classical Architecture
  • Museum Mile, Camden
  • Silver Jubilee Walk (City of London Loop)
  • Central London Blue Plaque Walk - Bloomsbury and Mayfair