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The SPAB’s William Morris Craft Fellowship, open for applications

6 Nov 18 - The SPAB’s William Morris Craft Fellowship programme gives Fellows the chance to travel countrywide together and learn on site from specialist craftspeople, architects and contractors working in building conservation.

 
 

NHTG Newsletter, November 2018

31 Oct 18 - Built heritage news, training, events, jobs and opportunities.

 
 

Call for entries: Worshipful Company of Blacksmiths Tonypandy Award

31 Oct 18 - The Tonypandy may be awarded annually for a piece which is considered to be an outstanding example of the skill of a blacksmith or blacksmiths.

 
 

NHTG represented on the All Party Parliament Group for Craft

30 Oct 18 - Heritage Crafts Association has set up an All Party Parliamentary Group for Craft with the Rt Hon John Hayes as Chair, and Sharon Hodgson MP, Sir Michael Fallon MP, Baroness Garden, Lord Cormack and the Earl of Clancarty as Vice-Chairs.

 
 

Become a SPAB Scholar

25 Oct 18 - By becoming a SPAB scholar you'll experience immersive hands-on learning, have the opportunity to travel, try new crafts and develop your own practice.

 
 

Bursaries for 16-25 year olds in Building Conservation Techniques

25 Oct 18 - The Sussex Heritage Trust Bursary scheme offers educational opportunities for young people based in Sussex, who are or hope to be in the construction industry.

 

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Events

Lime mortars and plasters course

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

Seminar: Colour & Finish in Heritage Ironwork

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.

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

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.