School issue of IHBC’ ‘Context’ out: Cultural Connections from Norwich – Clarke, Foyle, Magnus and more: even 7913!

Context School 2015The latest issue of the IHBC’s journal Context has been circulated to members, with the opportunity to review highlights of the IHBC Annual School in Norwich on the topic of ‘Cultural connections: conserving the diversity of place’, which included reports and updates from leading sector figures such as the historian and heritage author and media figure, Jonathan Foyle, Cadw’s CEO Kate Clarke and Historic England’s Chair, Sir Laurie Magnus.


Articles include reviews, reports and perspectives from across the programme highlights, including visits and:

  • Jonathan Foyle’s Keynote Address
  • Kate Clarke on significance
  • Sir Laurie on developments and plans at Historic England
  • Cultural significance and the parish church
  • Recognising community connections
  • Jewish heritage
  • Culture and significance
  • Training
  • Communities and change
  • Skills

As ever themed issues of Context also have supplementary content, and this issue includes the overarching review of the application of the British Standard for conservation, practice, ‘Why building conservation needs BS 7913’ by IHBC Wales representative and trustee, John Edwards.

If you have any suggestions for articles or other material contact Fiona Newton at:

Explore IHBC Context online archive

For information on Context’s future issues, guidance for authors, and links to the journal’s archives see the IHBC website

Further information from the Norwich school can be found online

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