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. 

May 2018

Tue 1st

Banker Masonry Accredited Level 2 Diploma

Tue 1st - Wed 1st

Heritage Craft Alliance, The Training Centre, Thorp Perrow Bedale, North Yorkshire, DL8 2PR

Banker Masonry Accredited Level 2 Diploma one year course. Full details...

 

July 2018

Thu 26th

Level 3 NVQ in Roof Slating and Tiling

Thu 26th - Fri 26th

Wales National Roofing Training Group Unit 3a Gallagher Retail Park Caerphilly CF83 3GX

This 30-day course develops skills and experience working with heritage roofing materials leading to an NVQ Diploma Level 3 qualification, awarded by NOCN Full details...

 

September 2018

Mon 17th

Heritage Plastering NVQ3- Specialist Applied Skills Programme

Mon 17th - Sun 1st

Tywi Centre, Dinefwr Farm, Llandeilo, Carmarthenshire, SA19 6RT

This programme is designed to provide practical skills, theoretical knowledge and a recognised qualification to plasterers who are preparing to specialise in heritage plastering trades. Full details...

 

Wed 19th

Advanced Brickwork: Cut & Rubbed Brickwork Dressing

Wed 19th - Fri 21st

Chappel Railway Station, Essex

he course is aimed at craftspeople who want to increase their knowledge of cut and rubbed brickwork dressings. Full details...

 

Fri 21st

Highlands & Islands Traditional Building Forum Annual Conference 2018

8.45am - 4pm

Smithton Church, 1 Murray Rd, Smithton, Inverness IV2 7YU

Traditional Buildings - Materials and Skills is the title of this year's conference Full details...

 

Sat 22nd

Energy Efficiency in Traditional Buildings

9am - 1pm

Ty Mawr, Llangasty, Brecon

This FREE event will examine the context for improving the energy efficiency of traditional buildings and cover different perspectives with respect to improving the thermal performance of traditional buildings. Full details...

 

 

Introduction to lime in historic buildings

10am - 4pm

St Peter in the City, Derby Lincolnshire United Kingdom

You will be introduced to what lime is through the lime cycle, gain an understanding of why it is the appropriate material for historic buildings and what goes wrong when you don’t use it. Full details...

 

Mon 24th

Clayfest: The Secret Life of Earth

Mon 24th - Sat 29th

Irish National Heritage Park, Ireland

The conference theme explores the relationships between Earth Building and other materials, construction and design and training, thinking about building bridges through knowledge, skills, research and training. Full details...

 

Sat 29th

Living with your old building: An introduction for building owners and users

9.30am - 4.30pm

King Richard III Visitor Centre, 4A St Martins, Leicester LE1 5DB

This one-day course is perfect for anybody who wants to learn about how to work with professionals, to understand the legal framework relating to historic buildings, and to gain knowledge of building performance and maintenance. Full details...

 

October 2018

Mon 1st

Researching & Understanding your Historic House

9am - 5pm

Essex Record Office, Essex

This event takes place at the Essex Record Office and is aimed a house owners, heritage consultants, architects and anyone interested in researching the history and development of historic buildings. Full details...

 

Wed 3rd

Lime and Conservation Brickwork

Wed 3rd - Fri 5th

Hatfield House, Hertfordshire

A three-day course aimed at providing working bricklayers and those who would like to increase their knowledge in conservation techniques. Full details...

 

Thu 18th

Introduction to traditional slate roofing

10am - 4pm

Greyfriars Conservation Area, Leicester

Learn the basics of roofing slates in the post and pre industrial style from leading roofing expert Richard Jordan. Full details...

 

November 2018

Wed 7th

Repair and maintenance of traditional windows

10am - 4pm

King Richard III Visitor Centre, 4A St Martins, Leicester LE1 5DB

If you live in or work on buildings with traditional timber windows this course is for you. 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...

 

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...

 

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 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...

 

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