Civic Voice Conference, Wakefield

Richard Woolf represented ASCHB at the Civic Voice Convention and AGM in Wakefield on  20-21st October. He reported that it was a very enjoyable and productive conference, and that there was a lot of interest in ASCHB. He took away three key issues from the...

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National Heritage Ironwork Group

NHIG are holding a day of practical guidance on the process of writing and understanding specifications on historic ironwork on 17th November 2017 at St Paul's Cathedral. Tickets cost £75 (£55 students) and are available from the NHIG website Booking Details Frances...

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New Season of Talks and Events

Our new season of talks and events starts next Tuesday 26th September at Cowcross Street, when Bill and Hamish Harvey will talk to us on Masonry Bridges, Dynamic or Static (see our Meetings page for details). 2018 sees our 50th anniversary since a group of staff and...

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ASCHB Friday Bulletin 19th May 2017

The Gallery was well-filled for our Lime Forum on Tuesday which proved a great success: we will be posting a report on the website shortly. We were sorry that Nigel Copsey was unable to join us, but he is now on the mend and we will include his presentation in our...

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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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