18th April 2017 Talk

Tomorrow's talk will be given by Jo Thwaites of Historic Royal Palaces on the external repairs to Inigo Jones's Banqueting House in Whitehall. See our MEETINGS & VISITS page for further details.

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ASCHB 2017 Conference

There is still time to book for this year's conference on 31st March Spaces in Between: 50 Years of Conservation Areas. We'll be discussing Conservation Areas: Where did they come from and what have they achieved? The Management of Historic Places: Regeneration or...

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National Heritage Ironwork Group

The National Heritage Ironwork Group have organised a day of discussion and practical activities on 30th June 2017 at Hartlebury Castle to establish good practice when surveying and recording heritage ironwork with case studies on Buckingham Palace Gates and Harlaxton...

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New Book Review Page

We have added a Book Reviews page to the website, starting with our recent review of Hidden Histories. If you would like to join our panel of reviewers, please send a message through the Contact  page.

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Transactions Volume 39

Our latest volume of Transactions has now been posted out to all members; the contents and abstracts have now been added to the Transactions page. Our thanks are due to Alasdair Glass, General Editor, David Boulting, Production Editor, and all the contributors for...

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Talk Tonight 14th February 2017

Victoria Perry will talk to us tonight on Tainted Landscapes: The Atlantic Trade, Slavery and the Sublime and  Picturesque in late 18th century Britain. The talk will explain the the links between London, American Colonies and west facing ports such as Bristol,...

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January Talk: The Temperate House, Kew

Jessica Kennedy will talk to us on 17th January 2017, on the progress of the restoration of the Grade 1 Listed Temperate House at Kew. This is a follow up to the ASCHB visit last April. Join us at The Gallery,  77 Cowcross Street, London EC1 at 6.00pm, talks start at...

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Book Review: Hidden Histories

Hidden Histories: A Spotter’s Guide to the British Landscape by Mary-Ann Ochota Published by Frances Lincoln Ltd, London 2016 RRP £20.00 This book was presented as a tome that would interest families, but it is far more than that. Admittedly in areas where one has...

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November Events

The next ASCHB event is on Tuesday 15th November at the Gallery, when Clive Dawson will speak to us on the works at the White Tower, The Tower of London. There are a number of other historic and conservation societies with events this month: The National Heritage...

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EASA/ASCHB Guildford Cathedral 2nd Joint Seminar

Since the first joint visit to Guildford Cathedral in 2014, the contractors have finished the work to the copper roofing and are now at work removing the asbestos acoustic insulation to the concrete vaulting and making good the ceilings. An HLF grant has funded...

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