Events

Informing and Providing a Voice

From unique networking opportunities to targeted training courses, we aim to provide information on a range of opportunities across the UK related to traditional buildings and heritage craft training.

If your event isn’t listed, get in touch and we’ll consider it for inclusion. 

November 2018

Wed 14th

Lime mortars and plasters course

Wed 14th - Fri 16th

The Training Centre, Thorp Perrow Estate, Bedale, North Yorkshire DL8 2PR

A short intermediate course offering theoretical and paractical hands-on training. Full details...

 

Thu 15th

Seminar: Colour & Finish in Heritage Ironwork

9am - 5pm

The Gallery @ Alan Baxter Ltd, 75 Cowcross Street, London, EC1M 6EL

This day aims to explode the ‘always black’ myth, look at alternatives, and outline best practice for discovering, conserving and re-instating original colour schemes in heritage ironwork. Full details...

 

Fri 16th

The Building as a Canvas: Wall Paintings from Antiquity to the Present

9am - 5pm

The Great Hall, St Bartholomew’s Hospital, Smithfield, London EC1A 7BE

The Traditional Paint Forum 2018 conference will explore murals and decoration applied to the building envelope and will look at techniques, materials and technical challenges of conservation. Full details...

 

Sat 17th

Old House Eco Course

9am - 5pm

SPAB Headquarters, London

Learn how to make your home – whether it is medieval and timber-framed, Georgian, Victorian or Edwardian, detached or terraced – energy efficient and low carbon, without devaluing the future sustainability or character of the building. Full details...

 

Tue 20th

Blacksmithing - Taster Day

10.30am - 5pm

Cotswolds Conservation Board

Spend a day learning about the skill of blacksmithing through practising the use of the tools and techniques used by blacksmiths. Full details...

 

Thu 22nd

Care and Repair of Historic Roofs

9am - 5pm

King Richard III Visitor Centre, 4a, Leicester, LE1 5DB

This one day seminar will explore best practice and current issues in repairing and maintaining historic roofs. Full details...

 

Tue 27th

INTBAU World Congress 2018: Everything Old Is New Again

Tue 27th - Wed 28th

Royal Society of Arts, London

INTBAU (The International Network for Traditional Building, Architecture & Urbanism) is delighted to announce the 2018 World Congress Everything Old is New Again on 27th and 28th November at the Royal Society of Arts, London. Full details...

 

 

Blacksmithing - Taster Day

10.30am - 5pm

Cotswolds Conservation Board, Northleach

Spend a day learning about the skill of blacksmithing through practising the use of the tools and techniques used by blacksmiths. Full details...

 

December 2018

Sat 1st

Blacksmithing - Taster Day

10.30am - 5pm

Cotswolds Conservation Board, Northleach

Spend a day learning about the skill of blacksmithing through practising the use of the tools and techniques used by blacksmiths. Full details...

 

 

Stone Carving - Beginners

Sat 1st - Sun 2nd

Cotswolds Conservation Board, Northleach

A fantastic two day course learning the art of stone carving with expert stone carver Sebastian Rasch. Full details...

 

January 2019

Fri 18th

Timber Buildings in Essex

9am - 12.30pm

Cressing Temple Barns, Essex

This CPD lecture will be divided into two talks, one explaining how timber was sourced, converted, carpentered and assembled into buildings. Full details...

 

Fri 25th

Stone Carving - Beginners

Fri 25th - Sat 26th

Cotswolds Conservation Board, Northleach

A fantastic two day course learning the art of stone carving with expert stone carver Sebastian Rasch. Full details...

 

February 2019

Fri 1st

Timber Frame Repairs

9.30am - 12.30pm

Cressing Temple, Essex

This session is divided into two illustrated talks, with the first session looking at what repair methods might be appropriate to heavy carpentry and the tools that a modern carpenter might use. Full details...

 

March 2019

Fri 8th

Heritage Interpretation and Design

9.30am - 12.30pm

Cressing Temple, Essex

This course is aimed at anyone wanting to further their understanding in heritage interpretation and design. Full details...

 

May 2019

Mon 13th

RC1 19: Repair of Old Buildings Course

Mon 13th - Fri 17th

St Andrew Holborn, St Andrew Street EC4A 3AB, London London

Run over five days, this course delivers an intensive programme of lectures and visits to building repair projects. It runs twice a year - in the spring and the autumn. Full details...

 

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