Daily Archives: 19/05/2018

Missing the IHBC 2018 School? Prelude 1: Day School programme details now posted – 22 June, QUB, Belfast, including 2018 AGM 

Final programme details and timings for the IHBC’s Belfast Day School, on 22 June – and including the 2018 AGM – are in place, so do check them out, and if you have not yet booked your annual professional CPD-linked … Continue reading

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Missing the IHBC 2018 School? Prelude 2, as Bill Drummond outlines his take on ‘THE CURFEW TOWER: STAY HERE – MAKE ART… AND SHARE HERITAGE’ 

To introduce the background to his personal take on shared heritage in the province and beyond, morning keynote Bill Drummond has offered IHBC members and delegates some personal scene-setting context – also available on his speaker’s tab on the School … Continue reading

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Missing the IHBC’s 2018 School? … ‘Not’ a 2018 IHBC School prelude, but keynote Jukka Jokilehto outlines the origins of the 1993 ICOMOS Guidelines 

Though not the formal topic for the afternoon’s keynote speaker at the IHBC’s 2018 Belfast School, Professor Jukka Jokilehto offers NewsBlog readers his first-hand knowledge of the background to the 1993 ICOMOS Guidelines on conservation training, drafted following an informal … Continue reading

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IHBC responds to NPPF consultation: Calls time on insubstantial distinctions in levels of ‘substantial harm’, seeks new settings policies, and more….

In its response to the revised National Planning Policy Framework (NPPF) the IHBC has urged government to call time on ‘substantial harm’ and ‘less than substantial harm’; to develop policies for setting, and to celebrate the differences between heritage types.

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IHBC HESPR’s top pick this week: Nottingham CC seeks Conservation accredited architect to support Peoples Hall development, closing 23/05

The IHBC’s heritage business register HESPR – the Historic Environment Service Providers Recognition scheme – offers members weekly ‘News and Tender Alert’ emails, with the IHBC Director’s top pick for NewsBlog readers this week featuring Nottingham County Council’s call for … Continue reading

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IHBC CPD boost in Context: An ‘Island of architecture’ and its independent heritage trusts

The ‘Isle of Architecture’ initiative and the work of a number of independent heritage trusts have brought the Isle of Man’s architecture to a new audience and generated much debate.

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IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the doorstep’: Centuries-old worker’s graffiti uncovered in renovations at Wentworth Woodhouse 

Centuries-old worker’s graffiti and handprints from craftsmen dating back more than 200 years have been uncovered by specialists examining the roof before the replacement of 14,000 tiles begins as part of the renovation work at Wentworth Woodhouse.

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Interim Raynsford Review report now out: Final consultation on 9 ‘propositions’ continues to 29 June

The Raynsford Review of Planning, set up to identify how the government can reform the English planning system to make it ‘fairer, better resourced and capable of producing quality outcomes, while still encouraging the production of new homes’, has issued … Continue reading

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Cupar CARS/THI contractor bursaries for traditional building skills training: To £500

Cupar Conservation Area Regeneration Scheme/Townscape Heritage Initiative (CARS/THI) has announced that contractor bursaries of up to £500 are now available for traditional building skills training for apprentices and junior staff. Training for contractors at Hutton Stone quarry in the Scottish Borders

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AHRC highlights Global Challenge Research Fund (GCRF) opportunities: Education in Conflict and Protracted Crises – closing 24 May 

The Arts and Humanities Research Council (AHRC) has highlighting research networking scheme call concerning the ‘Global Challenge Research Fund’ (GCRF) – exploring ‘the contribution that arts and humanities research can make to education and learning in low or middle income … Continue reading

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