158 – March 2019
Highlands and Islands

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Immersed, charmed and inspired on conservation’s front line – TOM HUNTER

Taking the breath away – CLIFF HAGUE

Celebrating these pinnacles of prehistoric building – KENNETH McELROY

Lord Leverhulme’s Hebridean experiment – SUSAN RABÉ

Re-thatching a Hebridean blackhouse – MATTHEW WITHEY

Orkney gables in a changing climate – JESSICA HUNNISETT

Engaging communities in our Highlands and Islands – DAWN McDOWELL

New architecture of Scotland’s west coast – FIONA NEWTON

In search of Highland manses – ANDREW MILLAR

The cost and the value of heritage – STEVEN TOLSON

Out of the mists and myths of the past – JANE HOULTON

Bring on the conservation team – ROGER EVANS 

157 – November 2018
European perspectives

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JUKKA JOKILEHTO – Concerning heritage

JOHN PENDLEBURY and LOES VELDPAUS – Before and after Brexit

INGVAL MAXWELL – Brexit and UK research into cultural heritage

MICHAEL ASSELMEYER – Conservation in Germany

TANJA VAHTIKARI – Harmonising heritage in the Nordic countries

DARREN BARKER – Skills in partnership

ASTRID SWENSON – Conserving Europeanness

ELENE NEGUSSIE – Visby as a historic urban landscape

IAIN McCAIG – Thatched properties and wood-burning stoves

JANE HOULTON – An extraordinary baroque miniature

BARRY McCORMACK, MITESH PATEL and RADU ENACHE – Opening up at Covent Garden

CLARA WILLETT – Caring for war memorials

LYALL THOW – Royal Academy’s art of reconnection

156 – September 2018
IHBC Annual School Belfast
Our shared heritage

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IHBC ANNUAL SCHOOL BELFAST: OUR SHARED HERITAGE

155 – July 2018
From theory to practice and back again

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TOM YARROW IN CONVERSATION – How conservation matters

HENRIK SCHOENEFELDT – Historic research as an applied science

SIMON GUNN – The old alliance of urban history and conservation

DAVID MITCHELL and CAITLIN DeSILVEY – Care, repair and adaptive heritage practice

HERITAGE FUTURES TEAM – Assembling alternative futures for heritage

HARALD FREDHEIM – Why do you work with volunteers?

SIÂN JONES, ALEX HALE, STUART JEFFREY, JOHN HUTCHINSON, MHAIRI MAXWELL and JOHN STUART WATSON – Conservation, climbing and graffiti

ANDREW McCLELLAND – Walking the talk through historic places

DAVID ANDREWS – Crittalls and metal windows

NICK BISHOP and REBECCA BARRETT – From risk to regeneration

 

154 – May 2018
Working with lime and stone

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ELENI MAKRI and BOB KINDRED – Listed building consent: demolition, or alteration?

WORKING WITH LIME AND STONE

CLARA WILLETT and CHRIS WOOD – Finding stone

EMILY HARPER and SUE PENALUNA – Sourcing stone to repair Exeter Cathedral

DAVID ODGERS – Progress with stone consolidants

MICHAEL BEARE and JAMES MILLER – Lime mortars: a conservation engineer’s view

JESSICA HUNNISETT Mortar analysis for specifiers

ALISON HENRY – Hot-mixed mortars: the new lime revival

 

JOHN STEWART – Inspecting historic fibrous plaster ceilings

TIMOTHY CANTELL The revolution that lasted

ANDREW VINES – The wringing of hands