IHBC’s Annual School 2018

Starts: Thursday, 21st June 2018 - 9.00am

Ends: Saturday, 23rd June 2018 - 5.00pm

Location: Riddel Hall, Queen's University, 185 Stranmillis Rd, Belfast, BT9 5EE

About this event

The theme for this summer school is Our Shared Heritage. The full school programme – including CPD-focussed tours – will delve even more deeply into our theme for 2018.  Tied into the 2018 European Year of Cultural Heritage our explanations, investigations and interrogations will extend right across Northern Ireland, from Mount Stewart to Derry-Londonerry!’



Keynote: Bill Drummond -Scottish artist, co-founder of avant-garde pop group The KLF, and art provocateur known for burning £1millon cash, whose 10 Commandments for Art include ‘Make art for everyone’ and ‘Stand on the outside looking further

Deborah Mays, Head of Listing Advice, Historic England
Enriching public engagement: Communication and inclusion in regulatory processes in England
Alison McCandlish, Creative Director, Crenellated Arts
Communication and social media: Principles, strategies and tools
Communication & Negotiation

Quintin Oliver, Stratagem International
Heritage and communication across communities: Local and Global

Paul Mullan, Head of Heritage Lottery Fund, Northern Ireland
HLF roles and experience in ‘difficult heritage’
Andrew Shepard and Lejla Hadzic
Cultural Heritage Without Borders – negotiating international capacity-building through heritage skills


Keynote: Jukka Jokilehto
Professionals and Communities: Sharing experience, roles and capacity

Kerrie Sweeney, Chief Executive, Titanic Foundation Limited
Heritage-led transformation: local people and a global brand
Rita Harkin, AHF Support Officer for Northern Ireland, Red Brick Belfast Project Co-ordinator
Red Brick Belfast: Community and culture in place
Ruth Morrow, Professor of Architecture, Queen’s University Belfast
Street Society – An alternative approach to transforming place
IHBC Spotlights (Subject to change!)

Heritage accreditation updates
Local Authority sector research
Practice standards progress news
All programme details are subject to change.

How to book

More information and to book a place here.



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