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 2017

Thu 9th

RIBA Advanced Conservation Course (2 days)

Thu 9th - Fri 10th

The Bond, 180-182, Fazeley Street, Birmingham, B5 5SE

The RIBA Advanced Conservation Course is an important step in developing your specialism in conservation. Full details...

 

Fri 10th

Investigating and Remedying Dampness and Timber Decay in Historic Buildings

9.30am - 12.30pm

Cressing Temple Barns, Essex

In this lecture we will examine the problems of dampness and timber decay in historic and traditionally-constructed buildings. The lecture will also cover different approaches to remedial action and will be illustrated with case studies. Full details...

 

 

Building Craft skills to help preserve, repair & maintain our Heritage built environment two day event

Fri 10th - Sat 11th

Hayles and Howe, Mead Rise, Bristol BS3 4RP

At this NHTG two day course will be held in a built heritage crafts workshop in Bristol with live demonstrations and talks. Full details...

 

Mon 13th

Mortars for Repair and Conservation

Mon 13th - Thu 16th

West Dean College, Sussex

This course involves a detailed study of traditional mortars, including a brief history of their use, investigation and basic analytical techniques and the recognition and diagnosis of typical failures. Full details...

 

 

Mortars for Repair and Conservation

Mon 13th - Thu 16th

West Dean College, Sussex

This course involves a detailed study of traditional mortars, including a brief history of their use, investigation and basic analytical techniques and the recognition and diagnosis of typical failures. Full details...

 

Tue 14th

Understanding Building Conservation

Tue 14th - Wed 15th

CIOB London, WC2B 6XF

If you have a passion for conservation, and want to develop specialist knowledge and skills, this is your first step towards specialisation. Full details...

 

 

Historic Building Surveys

9.30am - 5pm

London

You will gain valuable background information associated with old structures, knowledge and practical advice which is needed when making recommendations and accurate repair costs. Full details...

 

 

Historic Building Surveys

9.30am - 5pm

London

You will gain valuable background information associated with old structures, knowledge and practical advice which is needed when making recommendations and accurate repair costs. Full details...

 

Fri 17th

Specifications, Tenders & Procurement in Heritage Ironwork

9am - 5pm

St Paul's Cathedral, St Paul's Churchyard, London, EC4M 8AD, UNITED KINGDOM

A day of practical guidance which will lead you through the process of writing and understanding specifications on historic ironwork, highlighting pointers and pitfalls in the tendering and procurement process. Includes a tour of the Cathedral. Full details...

 

 

Repair and Conservation of Historic Joinery

9.30am - 12.30pm

Cressing Temple Barns , Essex

In this lecture Joe Bispham, will look at the carpentry oak work with reference to specific case studies and craft practices Full details...

 

Fri 24th

Lime Plaster for Beginners

9am - 5pm

Cressing Temple Barns, Essex

These one-day courses will show how to hand-mix small amounts of lime plaster, and to repair or replace patches Full details...

 

Mon 27th

Building Conservation - A Local Case Study

8am - 9.30am

London

Investigate the challenges typically associated with historic building conservation through a case study local to your area. Full details...

 

Thu 30th

Dilapidations: Diminution in Value

5.40pm - 7.20pm

London

Best practice guidance to improve your day-to-day practice. Full details...

 

December 2017

Fri 1st

Historic Paint Work

9.30am - 12.30pm

Cressing Temple Barns

Lectures about historic paint work Full details...

 

Fri 8th

Building Stone in Essex

9.30am - 12.30pm

Cressing Temple Barns

This session will identify the building stones that occur in Essex and trace how they have been used. It will cover repair and conservation, and include flint walling. Samples of stone will be available to handle and inspect. Full details...

 

January 2018

Fri 19th

Timber Buildings – An Engineer’s Perspective

9.30am - 12.30pm

Cressing Temple Barns

This talk looks at the evolution of timber building in Essex from an engineer's perspective, the challenges involved in maintaining the buildings and, where appropriate, modifying them for new uses. Full details...

 

February 2018

Mon 5th

Conservation and Repair of Architectural and Structural Metalwork

Mon 5th - Thu 8th

West Dean College, Sussex

This course covers the conservation of structural metalwork, architectural features and statuary. Full details...

 

 

Conservation and Repair of Architectural and Structural Metalwork

Mon 5th - Thu 8th

West Dean College, Sussex

This course covers the conservation of structural metalwork, architectural features and statuary. Full details...

 

Thu 22nd

Run Mouldings

Thu 22nd - Fri 23rd

Cressing Temple Barns, Essex

A two-day practical course covering the art and craft of mouldings run in situ. Full details...

 

Fri 23rd

The Structural Repair of Historic Buildings Masterclass

9.30am - 4.30pm

Charlestown Workshops, Fife KY11 3EN

This masterclass will provide you with a sound understanding of the philosophy of conservation and a better understanding of the relationship between structural engineering and conservation. Full details...

 

March 2018

Mon 5th

Conservation and Repair of Masonry Ruins

Mon 5th - Thu 8th

West Dean College, West Sussex

This course is primarily designed for those concerned with the conservation of ruined structures, although the principles and skills are also applicable to roofed buildings. Full details...

 

Fri 16th

Lime Plaster for Beginners

9am - 5pm

Cressing Temple Barns, Essex

These one-day courses will show how to hand-mix small amounts of lime plaster, and to repair or replace patches Full details...

 

 

Tour of a Traditional Brickworks & Guided Walk

9am - 5pm

Bulmer Brick and Tile Company, Bury St Edmunds

A rare opportunity to visit Bulmer Brick and Tile Company’s brickworks and Bury St Edmunds in the company of one of the country’s leading traditional brick-makers, Peter Minter Full details...

 

Thu 22nd

Lime Plaster for Plasterers

Thu 22nd - Fri 23rd

Cressing Temple Barns, Essex

A two-day hands-on course aimed at working plasters interested in broadening their experience, and amateurs with some plastering skills Full details...

 

April 2018

Mon 9th

Coatings and Consolidants for Masonry

Mon 9th - Wed 11th

West Dean College, Sussex

This two-day course will start by setting out the nature and historic use of these materials and how they have affected the stone and its subsequent treatment. Full details...

 

Mon 16th

Conservation and Repair of Slate and Stone Roofing

Mon 16th - Thu 19th

West Dean College, Sussex

This course covers the history of traditional slate and stone roofing but mainly concentrates on their conservation and repair. Full details...

 

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