Living with Historic Buildings – a one-day symposium exploring current best practice relating to the care and use of historic buildings.

Date: 22 July 2022 10am up to £10

‘Living with Historic Buildings’ is aimed at anyone interested in the historic built environment.

You can attend the event in-person at the museum, or register to watch a livestream of the event.

This event is part of Norwich Castle: Royal Palace Reborn, a major £13.5m project to transform the castle’s iconic Norman Keep, supported by The National Lottery Heritage Fund.

‘Living with Historic Buildings’ is a one-day symposium exploring current best practice relating to the care and use of historic buildings. Norwich Castle Museum & Art Gallery and The Norwich Society have drawn together an expert panel of those working with a broad range of heritage sites.

In a wide-ranging and stimulating discussion we will explore strategic approaches to the care and use of such structures, repairs and conservation and the incorporation of contemporary architectural features.

Distinguished speakers include:

  • Vanessa Trevelyan, former Head of Norfolk Museums Service and Chair of the Norwich Society
  • Brian Ayers, former County Archaeologist for Norfolk and current Chair of the Academic Advisory Board for the Norwich Castle: Royal Palace Reborn project
  • The Revd Canon Dr Peter Doll, Canon Librarian at Norwich Cathedral
  • Erin Davidson, Partner at Feilden+Mawson, Architects for the Norwich Castle: Royal Palace Reborn project
  • James Parry, Trustee of the Norfolk Historic Buildings Trust
  • Gabriella Misuriello, Head of Conservation at the Churches Conservation Trust
  • Rowenna Malone, Heritage Consultant and Associate at Purcell

 

You can book tickets here

You can download the booklet about the event with details of speakers here

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