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IHBC’s ‘Heritage from Belfast’s doorstep’: Proposal to turn Clarence Chambers into new offices given the green light despite heritage and civic concerns

Newry businessman Brian McConville’s bid to redevelop the listed Clarence Chambers building in the centre of Belfast into a modern office development has won the approval of planning officials despite heritage and civic concerns.

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CPD in Context: ‘Risky buildings and sacred spaces’, and what we can learned from Belfast

In Context issue 156 (on the Annual School) tour delegates provided an overview of their thoughts on the Thursday tours, in some cases offering food for thought on adapting buildings for changes in use, and asking how we can do … Continue reading

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IHBC’s ‘Heritage from the (ocean) doorstep’ sees ‘Fire across the water’: Belfast Telegraph reports on suspicious fire in C-listed Annan hotel

The Belfast Telegraph has reported on ongoing investigations into a suspicious fire the C-listed Central Hotel in Scotland’s Annan, Dumfries and Galloway, in yet another case highlighting the relevance of the IHBC’s 2019 School in Nottingham, on ‘Heritage, Risk and … Continue reading

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IHBC’s ‘CPD Boost’ in Belfast’s Context: ‘Peeking into challenging heritage’

Context 156 – which reports on the 2018 Belfast School, ‘Our Shared Heritage’ – highlights activities, talks and tours that range across much of Northern Ireland, and if you would like a peek into an example of community heritage challenges, … Continue reading

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IHBC’s ‘Belfast School’ Context now out: ‘Our shared heritage’, with thanks to all, including Main School Sponsor and HESPR member ‘Heritage Collective’

The latest issue of the IHBC’s membership journal Context is now out, reporting on the IHBC’s 2018 Annual School, Belfast – themed on ‘Our shared heritage’ and with reviews coordinated by Tom Copp – and including the usual plethora of … Continue reading

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IHBC Annual School 2018: ‘Tales from the organisers’, from Belfast 2018 to Nottingham 2019 and beyond…

The IHBC East Midlands Branch is hard at work planning for next year’s IHBC Annual School – on ‘Heritage, Risk and Resilience’ in Nottingham in July nottingham2019.ihbc.org.uk – so to understand what that might that involve IHBC’s Northern Ireland Chair, … Continue reading

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IHBC Annual School Belfast 2018: A ‘Digital thanks and recap’ – And another CPD opportunity for all from the IHBC

IHBC NewsBlogs since the 2018 Annual School in Belfast have offered occasional recaps on sessions and reflections on learning and development opportunities around the School theme of ‘Our Shared Heritage’, while now the Social Media lead for the IHBC at … Continue reading

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IHBC’s ‘IHMO’ signpost 2: IHBC 2018 School Friend UAH on contingency plans post-Belfast fire & the sad fate of local heritage

Nikki McVeigh of Ulster Architectural Heritage (UAH), the national amenity society, has criticised the lack of forward planning surrounding the Belfast Bank Buildings Fire, and in an opinion piece in the Belfast Telegraph asks ‘Why the partial destruction of Primark … Continue reading

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Belfast City – Belfast Bank Buildings fire

A major fire has affected the Grade B1 red sandstone Bank Buildings in Belfast City Centre, occupied by Primark, which many members may recall seeing as part of the the recent Annual School walking tours.

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IHBC 2018 Belfast School reflections: A view from Limerick, and Ireland – ‘An AACO Member at the IHBC’s Belfast School’

The IHBC’s 2018 Annual School was well attended by practitioners from the Republic of Ireland – not least because of ongoing research linked to the institute’s own Branch priorities – while offering his personal and professional take on the experience … Continue reading

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IHBC 2018 Belfast School reflections: Spotlight on IHBC’s joint Conservation Professional Practice Principles update – Comments sought by September

At the 2018 Annual School ‘Spotlight’ session IHBC’s Communications and Outreach Chair Dave Chetwyn reported on progress with the joint IHBC, HTVF, Civic Voice conservation standard ‘Conservation Professional Practice Principles’, and called for any thoughts on the planned update to … Continue reading

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IHBC’s ‘Shared heritage in action’ in Belfast: NI Branch thanks delegates, volunteers, sponsors, supporters, School Friends and more, for making 2018 School such a success

The IHBC’s Northern Ireland (NI) Branch, alongside the School’s main sponsors, Heritage Collective, have offered their collective thanks to the many people and players who helped make the Day School and Full School days and evenings such a success, demonstrating … Continue reading

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Prizes aplenty at IHBC‘s Belfast School 2018: Presentations for Gus Astley Student and IHBC Marsh Awards

The Annual Dinner of the IHBC’s 2018 School on June 22 in Belfast’s City Hall – which that night the Institute shared with a Canadian ‘Narnia’ conference – included the presentations of awards, prizes and certificates to a range of … Continue reading

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IHBC says thanks for the memories: To our 2018 Belfast School Branch hosts, sponsors, volunteers, supporters, delegates and all…

Plaudits and congratulations have been offered by IHBC officers to the organisers, supporters, sponsors – notably School main sponsor and HESPR member Heritage Collective – as well as our speakers and exhibitors, who helped make the IHBC’s 2018 Belfast School … Continue reading

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IHBC’s 2018 Belfast School opens: ‘Our Shared heritage’ – Join in, in person or via social media

The IHBC’s 2018 Annual School – the institute’s annual UK-wide conference for conservation professionals, themed on ‘Our Shared Heritage’ and with HESPR member Heritage Collective as our main sponsor – has opened in Belfast, offering extensive tours for the 3 … Continue reading

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A timely ‘IHBC CPD boost’ for Belfast 2018 from the BBC, featuring Belfast Buildings Trust’s ‘Carlisle Memorial’ case study 

The BBC has featured the recent rise in fortunes of Belfast’s Carlisle Memorial Methodist Church, of 1875 – designed by W.H. Lynn, a one-time partner of the more familiar Charles Lanyon – which is also a case study included the … Continue reading

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Going to School in Belfast 2018? Don’t forget your CPD preparations 

The IHBC is continually exploring new support for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) at our Annual Schools – they are ‘Schools’ after all – and for 2018 members can now also prepare better for studies, talks, visits and networking by using … Continue reading

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Going to School in Belfast? Reminder: Don’t forget the CPD profile! 

The IHBC continues to develop new support for Continuing Professional Development (CPD) at our Annual Schools – they are ‘Schools’ after all – and for 2018 members can now assess projected skills and themes using a pilot CPD matrix suite, … Continue reading

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IHBC’s CPD 2018 School boost: See Ulster’s ‘Young and Mackenzie’ exhibition, Belfast’s ‘most successful’ early C20 practice… free! 

The Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI) is hosting a free exhibition relating to Young and Mackenzie, the Belfast-based architectural and civil engineering practice, from 7 to 29 June 2018 – during the IHBC’s 2018 Annual School.

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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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Pre-School planning for 2018?  Boost your IHBC accreditation submission (& CPD) in Belfast (31/05) and beyond, with free application support MATE sessions

The next round of the IHBC’s popular and free MATE sessions – our Membership Application Training Events, supporting applications for IHBC accreditation – is under way with plans in place for Belfast (31/05: Online booking open), Glasgow (7/06), booking open), … Continue reading

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IHBC’s Student Awards for 2017 now out: Gus Astley Student Award and commendations at Belfast School in 2018 

The winner of the IHBC Gus Astley Student Award for 2017 has been announced as Rodolfo Acevedo Rodríguez, then on the IHBC-recognised conservation course at University of Cambridge, for his work on the history, design and function of Thornton Abbey … Continue reading

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IHBC’s 2018 School bursaries still available: ‘Money’s not the barrier’ to the 2018 Belfast School on ‘Our Shared Heritage’

Bursary places are still available for the IHBC’s 2018 School in Belfast on 21-23 June, themed on ‘Shared Heritage’ – offering some of the best heritage learning and CPD around – up to 24 hours over the 3-day Full School, including … Continue reading

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IHBC Marsh Awards winners for 2018: Rewards & more at the IHBC’s 2018 School – Belfast 21-23 June

The judges of the third year of the IHBC Marsh Awards have met and carefully assessed the submissions in line with advertised criteria, and are delighted to announce the 2018 IHBC Marsh Award winners in its two categories: ‘Successful Learning’ … Continue reading

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Boost your IHBC accreditation submission (& CPD) with our free application support MATE sessions: Nottingham (25/04), Belfast (31/05), Glasgow (7/06)

The next round of the IHBC’s popular and free MATE sessions – our Membership Application Training Events, supporting applications for IHBC accreditation – is under way with plans in place for Nottingham (25/04), Belfast (31/05: Online booking open), Glasgow (7/06), … Continue reading

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