AJ Retrofit Awards 2019 deadline extended

26 Mar 19 - The AJ Retrofit Awards celebrate design, engineering and construction excellence that prolongs and improves the life of the built environment.

 
 

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.

 
 

Vote today: Historic England Angel Awards

23 Oct 18 - Built heritage projects run by individuals and groups who have taken action and championed their local heritage are in the running for the Historic England Angel Awards.

 
 

Call for entries: Young builder of the year

4 Jun 18 - The Awards celebrate the achievements of young people, who despite having to overcome a range of barriers have succeeded in training for and or gaining employment in the construction industry.

 
 

The SPAB John Betjeman Award is now open for applications

18 Jan 18 - This award named after SPAB committee member Sir John Betjeman and celebrates excellence in the repair of places of worship of all denominations in England and Wales, including the Isle of Man.

 
 

Nominate for the Marsh Awards

2 Jan 18 - The IHBC’s Marsh Awards, developed in partnership with the Marsh Christian Trust, celebrates retired IHBC members and successful learners in heritage practice.

 

Events

Heritage Solid Plastering specialist applied skills programme NVQ Level 3

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

Understanding Repair & Maintenance of Traditional (Pre-1919) Building

Of interest to the public, historic buildings owners, crafts persons, builders and professionals – the Building Crafts College in conjunction with the Old Royal Naval College is offering 2, two-day courses on Repair & Maintenance of Traditional Buildings.

Lime mortars for traditional brickwork

The day will consist of introductory talks followed by practical demonstrations on how to make a decent lime mortar properly, so that a contractors can use it.