Apprenticeship Week Traditional Building Skills Demonstrations 20 May 2013 - 21 May 2013 St Andrew Square, Edinburgh
A free two day event as part of Scottish Apprenticeship Week. Demonstrations by apprentices in masonry, slate roofing, joinery and painting and decorating.
For further information pleasr visit the Skills Development Scotland website
or contact the Conservation Team on 0131 668 8686.
Historic Scotland Technical Conservation Summer School 10 June 2013 - 14 June 2013 Stirling's Forth Valley College campus and Stirling University, Stirling
As well as the usual bursary places for third year students, tickets for our annual Technical Conservation Summer School are now available for purchase. This week long training course provides a solid introduction to traditional building materials and their repair and maintenance through a combination of lectures, field trips and hands on practical sessions.
By the end of the week you will have insight into how to approach working with traditional buildings and their component materials. Lectures and practical sessions will take place at Stirling's Forth Valley College campus and Stirling University. Exact timings and locations to be confirmed. Accommodation not included. More info available here.Week tickets and day tickets can be purchased here
Architectural Iron Industry in Scotland - A Historical Perspective - 13 June 2013 Callendar House, Falkirk
Take a look back at the Scottish architectural ironwork industry and its influence around the world. Specialists in the field will address the development and success of Scottish iron foundries and discuss the practicalities of the repair and maintenanceMore InformationTickets available here
Metal 2013 Conference 16 September 2013 - 20 September 2013 Surgeons' Hall, Nicolson Street, Edinburgh.
The ICOM-CC triannual conference will see experts from around the globe discuss the latest research developments in conservation and treatment of metal artefacts and structures.
Further information available on the Metal 2013 website.