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Training Opportunities in Stone Conservation at Llandaff Cathedral, Cardiff

14 Dec 17 - Are you looking for an opportunity to explore a career in building conservation? Apply for this four week placement, working alongside experienced stonemasons.

 
 

Eight new Heritage Action Zones announced

14 Dec 17 - Eight new Heritage Action Zones have been announced by John Glen, Minister for Arts, Heritage and Tourism.

 
 

Prince’s Foundation for Building Community is recruiting for its Building Craft Programme 2018-19

7 Dec 17 - This eight month Building Craft Programme gives practical experience in traditional building crafts and an opportunity to gain a Heritage Skills NVQ Level 3.

 
 

News from the NHTG, December 2017

30 Nov 17 - News, events and training from the National Heritage Training Group.

 
 

Historic England Heritage Angel 2017 winners

21 Nov 17 - The Historic England Angel Awards celebrate the efforts of people taking action to champion their local heritage.

 
 

It's National Maintenance week! Find out how to look after an old building during the winter months

21 Nov 17 - This week is National Maintenance Week, the campaign run by SPAB encouraging home owners and property managers to take care of their buildings in the run up to to the winter months.

 

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Events

Above Eaves Level P1 - Traditional Slate Roofs

This two day course aims to provide an introductory guide to traditional Scottish roofs including function, structure, types of trusses, external roof shapes, typical details and decorative features and the causes of deterioration.

Timber Buildings – An Engineer’s Perspective

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.

Sash and Case Window Repairs

Don’t rip out your sash and case windows, did you know that in most cases you can undertake simple repairs add and retain this period feature?