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Courses on conservation

From: Kathy Stayt <kathy.stayt>
Date: Wednesday, January 10, 2001
West Dean College
The Edward James Foundation

Conservation of Archaeological Ceramics
in collaboration with the Department of Archaeology, University of
January 21-27, 2001

    Course Leader: Patricia Jackson, Lecturer in ceramics
    conservation, formerly of the British Museum and the Institute
    of Archaeology.

    Tutors: Carol Edwards, Archaeological Unit, Southampton City
    Council; David Williams, Lecturer in Ceramic and Lithic Studies,
    University of Southampton; Susan Bradley, Head of Conservation
    Research Group,The British Museum; Sandra Smith, Head of
    Ceramics Conservation, The British Museum; Ken Watt, Head of
    Ceramics Conservation, West Dean College; Lorna Calcutt,
    Ceramics conservation tutor, West Dean College and Alison
    Sandeman, Potter.

    The aim of this course is to provide a training opportunity for
    conservators and those involved in the care, interpretation and
    treatment of excavated ceramics.  The main purpose is to provide
    practical experience for object conservators who wish to learn
    techniques relevant to ceramics conservation or to re-establish
    their skills.

    Information will be communicated through a series of
    demonstrations, lectures, conservation case histories and
    practical sessions on examination, cleaning, bonding,
    gap-filling and retouching.  Participants will also have the
    opportunity to make and fire a simple pot and visit the
    Department of Archaeology at the University of Southampton to
    study ceramic fabric and identification inclusions.

    Supported by the Radcliffe Trust
    A limited number of bursaries are available, please enquire

Care and Conservation of Historic Floors
February 4-7, 2001

    Course Leaders: Jane Fawcett MBE, Lecturer and historian,
    formerly conservation tutor, Architectural Association, Author
    of 'Historic Floors their History and Conservation'; Trevor
    Proudfoot, Managing Director, Cliveden Conservation Workshops,
    Advisor on stone and plaster conservation, National Trust.

    This course, the first on this important subject, will consider
    the history, maintenance and repair of ecclesiastical and
    secular floors in Britain. There will be lectures, seminars and
    site visits, including the Weald and Downland Open Air Museum,
    Fishbourne Roman Palace, Uppark and Winchester Cathedral.
    Lecturers will include experts in the care of historic floors of
    all types.

    Participants will be drawn from relevant professions, including
    architects, historians, archaeologists, conservators and

    Supported by the Radcliffe Trust
    A limited number of bursaries are available, please enquire.

Full details from

    West Dean College
    West Dean, Chichester PO18 0QZZ
    +44 1243 811301
    isabel.thurston [at] westdean__org__uk

Kathy Stayt
Marketing : West Dean College
The Edward James Foundation
West Dean, Chichester PO18 0QZ
+44 1243 811301
Fax: +44 1243 811342

                  Conservation DistList Instance 14:38
                Distributed: Saturday, January 13, 2001
                       Message Id: cdl-14-38-016
Received on Wednesday, 10 January, 2001

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