16 - 20 September 2013
Historic Scotland will be hosting the triennial conference of the International Council of Museums (ICOM) Metal Working Group.
For more information please visit the conference website.
Building Conservation Masterclasses 2013
David Odgers BC3D177
The Structural Repair of Historic Buildings
Ian Hume BC3D178
Conservation of Concrete
Catherine Croft BC3D179
30 SEPTEMBER-3 OCTOBER
Conservation and Repair of Stone Masonry
Graham Abrey BC3D180
Conservation and Repair of Timber
Richard Harris BC3D181
Mortars for Repair and Conservation
Colin Burns BC3D182
Non-residential fee: £521
Fully-inclusive residential fee: From £653
Enquiries: Liz Campbell
Telephone: +44 (0) 1243 818219
Practical Workshop 6 The conservation of timber in buildings
14-15 June 2013
Historic joinery will be covered in day one with an analysis of repair techniques for timber framed buildings on day two.
Practical Workshop 7 Recording historic buildings tbc
28-29 July 2013
This two day practical course in recording techniques for standing buildings will be of great use to those commissioning work or wishing to undertake it themselves.
Practical Workshop 8 The Conservation of historic interiors
5-6 July 2013
How do you peel away the layers of a historic interior and discover what is really ‘significant’. Once you have understood the interior how do you install services- and how do you conserve it . Historic surface finishes and original sources.
Practical Workshop 9 The introduction to traditional estates , parks and gardens
19-20 July 2013
How is a traditional landed estate keeping going in the 21st century? If the estate contains listed buildings, scheduled monuments and a registered Park or Garden, how are funding targets met? The second day looks at the history and management of historic parks and gardens.
Practical Workshop 1a The use of lime in historic buildings
13-14 September 2013
A hands - on course based in a former lime works. Students will learn the essential skills for specifying mixes and for applying mortars in the form of plastering , pointing and limewashing.
Courses for Contractors
These courses are suitable for all general building contractors who undertake refurbishment, renovation and restoration work to traditional buildings. Please visit our website or contact us for full course details. Courses can also be delivered on site and we are always happy to help you choose the course which is right for you or your staff.
Courses for Building Professionals and Homeowners
These courses are suitable for building and heritage professionals and owners of historic buildings who need to be able to determine best practice for the effective conservation and repair of traditional masonry buildings.
If you would like further information or to make a booking please visit Sottish Lime Centre website or contact at Charlestown Workshops Rocks Road Charlestown Fife KY11 3EN T:01383 872 722 F:01383 872 744 E: firstname.lastname@example.org
27 June 2013
Natural cements for the repair and renovation of heritage structures
Supported by SCI Construction Materials and The Building Limes Forum
For more information please visit the website
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