Daily Archives: 03/04/2018

IHBC’s Taste of the 2018 School: A Titanic update from Belfast and EYCH 2018 – Great Light and Titanic Walkway opened with EYCH NI launch

Belfast, the setting of the IHBC 2018 School on 21-23 June, has seen its offerings as a maritime heritage destination given a major boost as two iconic attractions – the Great Light and Titanic Walkway – officially opened to the … Continue reading

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Promote your business, service or operations at the IHBC Annual School – opportunities range from leaflet distribution and exhibition space to becoming a sponsor!

Looking for work? Book your promotional opportunities at the IHBC’s 2018 School: Belfast 21-23 June – #Europeforculture

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IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Spalding’s iconic Water Tower restored with 180 tonnes of scaffold and 10,000 litres of paint 

Spalding, Lincolnshire, has had its iconic Chatterton Water Tower restored, a cubic structure standing 30m tall and 29m wide – visible for miles around – and officially opened in 1955 by The Marquess of Exeter, has been restored. image Barhale … Continue reading

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IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the (tourists’) doorstep’: Scotland’s visitor attractions out-perform for sixth year running, while the British Museum tops list for 11th year

The Association of Leading Visitor Attractions (ALVA) visitor figures for 2017 always highlight the role of heritage in this key economic indicator, and saw an average increase in visitor numbers to UK attractions of 7.3%, while attractions in Scotland increased … Continue reading

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IHBC CPD boost from UK Construction: Forth Bridges online video – ‘Spanning Three Centuries of Engineering Innovation’

UK Construction’s online video channel explores ‘Forth Bridges: Spanning Three Centuries of Engineering Innovation’ looking at how ‘the Forth Bridges – the first completed in the 19th century, the second in the 20th century and the latest in the 21st … Continue reading

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IHBC CPD boost report from COTAC: A European take on risk management and disaster responses in communities

Ingval Maxwell, Chair of COTAC, the Council on Training in Architectural Conservation, offers IHBC members and colleagues a NewsBlog report back from a meeting of the European Civil Protection Forum, covering ‘Civil Protection in a Changing Risk Landscape’, in Brussels … Continue reading

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Neighbourhood Planning Support update

England’s Neighbourhood Planning Support calls on communities to shape the future of their local areas by creating a neighbourhood plan or neighbourhood development order, while offering updates on support available.

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June opening for The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Galleries at Westminster Abbey 

Westminster Abbey has announced that The Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Galleries will open to the public on 11 June 2018, while the museum galleries, set more than 50ft (16 metres) above the Abbey’s floor in the medieval Triforium, will display some … Continue reading

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Restored Victorian Pub in London Scoops Prestigious Pub Design Award

The Campaign for Real Ale has revealed the very best pub designs across Britain, which includes the ‘longest bar in Britain’, a 1930s neo-Georgian roadhouse, a former Victorian coffeehouse and a tastefully modern new build pub, all celebrating ‘an enormously … Continue reading

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