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IHBC West Midlands Branch

Hereford and Worcester, Shropshire, Staffordshire, Warwickshire and West Midlands

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IHBC Annual School - Worcester 2016
23 - 25 June 2016

People Power
Catalyst for change

The subject of the conference is People Power and how communities are integral to the conservation and regeneration of historic places.

The speakers are from a range of backgrounds including communities and conservation professionals; all will be demonstrating the power of the people in historic building conservation.

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Branch Council Representative:
Louisa Davidson
e-mail: westmids@ihbc.org.uk

Branch Officers:
Chair: Harriet Devlin
Vice-chair: Vacant
Secretary: Ruth Hitchin & Ben Williscroft, Shropshire County
Treasurer: Jan Ratcliffe, Tim Ratcliffe Associates
Events Officer: Steve McLeish
Membership Officer: Charles Shapcott
Education Officer: Vacant
Consultations Officer: Vacant
County reps:
Ross Brazier - Birmingham
Mary Worsfold
Edward Higgins
Rob Lister
Louisa Davidson
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West Midlands Branch- Warley Woods, Repton 200 , Community Trusts and open space management
7 June 2018
Venue: Warley Woods Community Trust, The Pavilion, 101 Lightwoods Hill, Smethwick, B67 5ED

Warley Woods in Smethwick was a landscape originally designed by Humphry Repton. The landscape is now managed by a Community Trust. The day will explore Humphry Repton’s legacy in the West Midlands and will also interrogate why a community trust has taken on Warley Woods and how they manage it. The day will include a guided tour.

Info on the Programme and Bookings here>>

We have 4 events planned for 2018 including:
8th March 2018 event focussing on fire/retrofit venue tbc
7 or 21 June 2018 Ditherington Flax Mill in Shrewsbury
6th September 2018 A Repton garden history event
29th November Possibly a meeting in Stratford Upon Avon at the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust
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The IHBC West Midlands Branch Day School 2010
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Sustainability in the historic environment
Took place on Friday 30th April 2010

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