IHBC Annual School - Belfast 2018
Our Shared Heritage -
communication, negotiation, transformation
Thursday 21 - Saturday 23 June 2018


Full Programme Summary

  • Annual school (Thursday 21 - Saturday 23 June 2018)
  • Day school (Friday 22 June 2018)
  • The IHBC is delighted to acknowledge Heritage Collective as the Main Sponsor for the 2018 Annual School .
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Registration and Main Study Tour Venue
Ulster Architectural Heritage (UAH) for Full School Registration and tour starts: 12.00 pm - 4.30 pm (latest)

The IHBC is very grateful to Ulster Architectural Heritage for making its home available to the 2018 School delegates for registration.

UAH Location
Ulster Architectural Heritage
The Old Museum Building
7 College Square North
Northern Ireland
+44 28 9055 0213

NB: The location on Google Maps for the Ulster Architectural Heritage offices is incorrect. The UAH offices are located on the NORTH side of College Square North, midway between College Place North and College Avenue.

Accommodation venue: Queen's University Belfast, Elms Village
Accommodation for residential School delegates is at:
Queen's University Belfast Elms Village
78 Malone Road
T: +44 (0) 28 9097 4525
F: +44 (0) 28 9097 4524

Thursday Reception venue: Queens University Belfast, Lanyon Building, Great Hall
The Thursday Reception is in the Great Hall:
Lanyon Building
Queens University Belfast
University Rd
Belfast BT7 1NN

It is a c.15 minute walk from Elms Village to the Great Hall.

  • Thursday Reception Sponsor: Open

Residential delegate and arriving first at Elm Village accommodation?
Contact the IHBC for options: Email Carla at support@ihbc.org.uk

Day School venue:

Riddel Hall
Queen's University
185 Stranmillis Rd
Belfast BT9 5EE
+44 28 9097 5664

  • Day School Sponsor: Open

Day School: Outline Programme (Times approx.)

  • It is a c.15 minute walk from Elms Village to Riddel Hall. A shuttle bus will be available, with the last departure from Elms Village at 9.00 am. If you are using the bus, please leave plenty of time for getting on and off.
  • 8.45 am - Registration (Day School only) and arrivals (including refreshments & exhibition stands)
  • 9.30 am - 12.45 pm Morning Sessions (including refreshments & exhibition stands)
  • 12.45 pm - 2.00 pm Exhibition stands and Lunch
  • 2.00 pm - 5.05 pm Afternoon Sessions (including refreshments & exhibition stands)

IHBC Annual General Meeting: Riddell Hall

  • 5.15 pm: IHBC 2018 AGM - All School delegates are encouraged to attend (Voting restrictions apply).

Shuttles leave Riddel Hall for Elms Village from 6.00 pm or earlier. It is a c.15 minute walk from Riddel Hall to Elms Village.

Annual Dinner (Day School delegates and non-School guests welcome: see Booking Form for details)
The Annual Dinner is supported by Belfast City Council and will feature the IHBC Gus Astley Student Award presentations and IHBC Marsh Award presentations.

  • c. 7.15 pm: Bus departure from Riddell Hall for residential delegates
  • c. 7.30 pm - 11.00 pm (approx.): Annual Dinner - Belfast City Hall and bus return to Riddell Hall.

The IHBC is extremely grateful to Belfast City Council for its support for the IHBC's 2018 Annual Dinner.

  • Dinner Sponsor: Open


  • 9.00 - 9.30 am: All Study Tours depart from outside the 'Treehouse', the civic center to the Elms Village accommodation.
  • 1.00 pm - 5.00 pm: Study Tours end, and departures from Annual School, with all bus tours ending at Queen's University Belfast, Elms Village, and offering drop off points in central Belfast main bus and train stations.

Queen's University Belfast (QUB) Elms Village
78 Malone Road
T: +44 (0) 28 9097 4525
F: +44 (0) 28 9097 4524

  • Bags can be left at Queen's University Belfast Elms Village for later collection, and can also be taken on coach tours.

See Study Tour options, including start and end times.

  • Sandwich lunch options will be provided for all tours (Please indicate when booking if lunch is required)
  • All options are strictly subject to availability, and are filled on a 'first come' basis

Tours end between 1.00 pm and 5.00 pm. Please select tour preferences to suit CPD priorities and travel requirements.

Leaving the Annual School: All returns from bus tours will offer drop off points at Belfast Great Victoria Street and Central train stations, and Europa bus station, in central Belfast, approximately 15 minutes BEFORE going to Queen's University Belfast Elms Village for final drop off.

  • Please note that timings necessarily are approximate.

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