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AABC - Annual Conference 2018

From: Thursday 11.10.18
at 10:00am
To: Thursday 11.10.18
at 5:00pm

Durham Cathedral




'Exploring Durham Cathedral’s Past and Present’

Event description: 

Please join us on 11th October at Durham Cathedral for our Annual Conference, ‘Exploring Durham Cathedral’s Past and Present’.

The day will include talks, tours and networking!

Time: 10am - 4:45pm

Non-members are welcome and lunch will be provided.

Please find below, the programme for the day:

10am AGM

10.30 History of Durham Cathedral - Norman Emery, Archaeologist

11.00 Stonework: understanding, policy and conservation practice at Durham Cathedral - Dr Alex Holton, Archaeologist and Stone Consultant

11.30 Limes in building conservation - David Wiggins, CARE Registered Engineer

12.15 Q+A Session

12.30 LUNCH

13.15 Strategic planning for cathedrals & environs - Maya Polenz, Head of Property, Durham Cathedral

13.45 Case study – Open Treasures Project - Chris Cotton, Cathedral Architect


14.30 TOURS

1) Belfry – Dr Alex Holton

2) Open Treasures Project - Chris Cotton & Norman Emery

15.30 TOURS

1) & 2) Swap over

16.30 FINAL Q+A

16.45 Close