Friday 19th June - Day School

Open, 20 Bank Plain, Norwich, Norfolk, NR2 4SF

Day School Programme


9.00 am – 10.00 am Registration and refreshments:


Networking & business displays


Day School Registration sponsor

The Morton Partnership

Refreshment sponsor

Session A “The cultural aspects attached to significance"


Chaired by Greg Luton, EH Planning & Conservation Director, Historic England


10:00 am – 10:10 am by Mike Brown, IHBC Chair


10:10 am – 10:50 am Keynote Address Jonathan Foyle


10:50 am - 11:10 am 'Through a glass, darkly' Discerning cultural significance in the parish church Peter Aiers, The Churches Conservation Trust


11.10 am – 11.35 am Recognising community connections in preserving the historic environment Dave Chetwyn


11:35 am – 12:00 pm Jewish Heritage in the 21st Century Sharman Kadish


12:00 pm – 12:15 pm Discussion



12:15 pm – 1:45 pm  Lunch

Refreshments, and a chance to network and view the stands


Session B “Approaches to preserving cultural significance”


Chaired by Brian Ayers, former county archaeologist, adviser to Albanian archaeological trust


1:45 pm – 2:05 pm Shaping policy: How policymakers can assist the preservation of cultural assets within the built environment.

Kate Clarke, Cadw Chief Executive


2.05 pm – 2.35 pm Sir Laurie Magnus, Historic England Chair


2:35 pm – 3:00 pm Change in communities: How the historic built environment adapts.

Shahed Saleem


3:00 pm  – 3:45 pm Refreshments

Break for afternoon tea, networking and business displays & stands

Session C: “Crossing borders: knowledge sharing in conservation”


Chaired by Brian Ayers, former county archaeologist, adviser to Albanian archaeological trust


3:45 pm – 4:15 pm Sharing training in traditional construction skills

Darren Barker, Great Yarmouth Preservation Trust


4:15 pm - 4:35 pm Preservation in foreign fields: Tales of a British architect abroad

Michael Morrison, Purcell


4:35 pm – 5:00 pm Close and Discussion



5.00 pm      Introduction to Worcester Annual School 2016



5:15 pm     IHBC Annual General Meeting 2015:

Chaired by Trefor Thorpe, IHBC President

Annual Dinner in Maids Head Hotel


7.45pm for Dinner at 8.00 pm

After dinner programme includes Gus Astley Student Awards & Entertainment



Annual Dinner sponsor

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