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Courses at West Dean College

From: Liz Campbell <liz.campbell<-a>
Date: Friday, November 14, 2008
Continuing Professional Development
West Dean College, Chichester, West Sussex, England

Conservation and Repair of Architectural Metalwork
BC3D118-12-15 January 2009

This course covers the conservation of structural metalwork,
architectural features and statuary.  It includes both ferrous and
non-ferrous metals, with tuition on a wide range of repair
techniques from leading practitioners.  The course includes the
methods of manufacture and shaping of ferrous metals, the history of
their use, deterioration, surveys, practical cleaning methods,
surface preparation and coatings, and specifying metalwork repairs.
There will be the popular 'hands-on' opportunity in the Forge when
students will be able to try out 'needle-gunning', arc and gas
welding, flame-cutting and forging at the hearth.

Non-residential course fee UKP450.  Fully inclusive residential
course fee from UKP564.

The Historic Interior:  Commissioning and Managing Conservation
February 2009

    Primarily designed as a course for project conservators,
    property managers, curators, historic building inspectors,
    conservation officers and conservation architects who wish to
    undertake or commission research in historic interiors to gain
    an understanding of their development.  The course will outline
    the different methods of analysis commonly undertaken as part of
    the investigation of historic interiors with reference to
    completed case studies. During the course delegates will be set
    short assignments and asked to prepare research strategies and
    devise representation programmes, based on given documentation.

    Course Leader:  Helen Hughes
                    Head of Historic Interiors and Decorative
                    Finishes, English Heritage

    Tutors:         Ian Crick and Michael Smith
                    Architectural Paint Researchers with Crick-Smith

    Non-residential course fee:  UKP303.  Fully inclusive
    residential course fee from UKP379.

An Introduction to the Conservation of Transport and Industrial
February 2009

    The course will deliver the fundamental information needed to
    understand the role and the approach of the conservator involved
    in the care of a transport or technology collection and to
    extend their knowledge of conservation principles and

    The workshop will concentrate on the role of the conservator and
    approaches to conserving the many different materials
    encountered in transport and technology collections,
    preventative conservation, handling, storage and display and on
    environmental monitoring and control.  The final day will
    include sessions on accessing information on conservation.

    Course Leader:  Chris Knapp
                    Conservation Manager, Imperial War Museum,
                    Duxford, Cambridge

    Non-residential course fee:  UKP554  Fully inclusive residential
    course fee from UKP744

10% discount on course fee to members of ICON

For further information on all courses please contact

    Liz Campbell
    West Dean College
    +44 1243 818219
    bcm<-a t->westdean< . >org< . >uk

Liz Campbell
Continuing Professional Development Coordinator
West Dean College
West Dean
West Sussex PO18 0QZ.
+44 1243 818219
Fax: +44 1243 811343

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