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The Apprentice-ship by builder and bricklayer Samuel James-Wilson,  Princes-Foundation Traditional Skills Apprenticeship Scheme Apprentice 2012-13

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Cousland Smiddy is a working early 18th century blacksmith’s workshop in Scotland. Read the blog by resident blacksmith Sean Cockburn.

Heritage Calling by English Heritage who champion historic places and advises the Government and others on how to help today's generation get the best out of our heritage and ensure it is protected for the future.

Huntwriter by Roger Hunt, an award winning writer and blogger specialising in sustainability, old houses, housebuilding and traditional and modern building materials. He is the co-author of Old House Handbook and the companion volume Old House Eco Handbook.

The Country Seat by Matthew Beckett, amateur architectural historian, who shares news and comment on UK country houses and stately homes.

Conservengineer by Richard Salmon, Chartered Structural Engineer, specialising in conservation, at Hurst Peirce + Malcolm, London

Faith in Maintenance A blog by SPAB’s ground-breaking initiative Maintanence Cooperative Project, to connect, encourage and support the army of volunteers across the country who are largely responsible for the up-keep of some of our most beautiful and significant local landmarks.

The Georgian Group is the British charity for the preservation of buildings dating from the period 1700-1840. Their intervention has helped save many such buildings from destruction and has protected others from unsympathetic alterations.

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English Buildings a blog by Phillip Wilkinson, Author of The English Buildings Books

Grosvenor Construction blog by specialist building conservation company based in the UK

New Life for Old Buildings blog by The Architectural Heritage Fund inspiring stories about finding new uses for historic buildings.

International Roofer Blog by Compagnon Du Devior journeyman, Yohann Chaigneau

Jade Maloney Conservator of Artefacts and Historic Interiors, descriptions of recent projects

Sophie Diamond Conservator

Benedict Ryan Conservator

 

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Events

Conserving, Repairing and Maintaining Traditional Windows

This two-day course will address the conservation, repair and maintenance requirements of sash and case, and a range of other traditional windows.

Heritage Interpretation and Design

This course is aimed at anyone wanting to further their understanding in heritage interpretation and design.

Conservation of Architectural Ironwork 2 day CPD

As part of the heritage skills training programme funded by the Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation at Shrewsbury Flaxmill, we will be running our 2-day ‘Conservation of Architectural Ironwork’ CPD