16th November 2021

Visitor Information

Entrance to this major heritage conservation day is FREE OF CHARGE.

The event is free and designed for everyone in the historic buildings, landscape conservation and heritage sectors. Owners, guardians, volunteers and professionals from all sectors.

About the Event

Our Event is all about the care, repair, conservation, maintenance, preservation and restoration of Historic Buildings including interiors, Historic Landscapes, Parks & Gardens. The all-day exhibition consists of companies and organisations offering advice, solutions, guidance and support, as well as a wide and diverse range of products and services. Ranging from the traditional to cutting edge technology and across all areas of historic building and landscape conservation.

The programme includes the all day exhibition, keynote speeches and awards as well as live demonstrations and short talks by experts running throughout the day. Demonstration’s cover, practical skills, conservation techniques and products & services. Including demos by the highly skilled carvers and conservators of The City & Guilds of London Art School, Historic Carving Department, working in both wood and stone. We will be announcing many other demonstrations to ensure an interesting and rewarding day for visitors.

Who’s Exhibiting?

Examples of the types of services and advice represented at the exhibition include; interior and exterior building conservation, repair and decoration, garden and landscape design and restoration, lighting, security, building alterations & extensions, carpet restoration, information technology, cast stone, columns & pilasters, estate management, gates, gilding, ironwork, terracotta, textiles, windows, fine art restoration, auctions, energy conservation, valuations, catering, insurance, gifts, souvenirs, publishing, printing, event management and many, many more.

Admission

FREE ADMISSION is available to everyone in the historic buildings, landscape conservation and heritage sectors. This includes owners of historic buildings, parks & gardens, private or commercial, historic landscapes and all those who are involved in their upkeep, restoration or conservation.

 

Event Information

Pre registration for 2021 is now open!

With such a wide and diverse range of exhibitors at the event, offering all kinds of support, advice, products, services and solutions to both owners and professionals working with historic buildings and landscapes, it is well worth a visit. We hope to see you there.

If you require any further information, please do not hesitate to contact Holly McNeil Tel: 01462 896688

Historic Houses members are not eligible for our pre-registration offer and should register with Historic Houses.

Programme

The programme will be updated in the coming weeks. Please check back for updates

The Exhibition area on 3rd Floor is open all day, 9am-5pm

There will be a wide range of short demonstrations held throughout the day in the exhibition area. The demonstrations and short talks will be given by experts about practical skills, conservation techniques and products & services. Including the highly skilled carvers and conservators of The City & Guilds of London Art School, Historic Carving Department, working in both wood and stone.

9.00am  – Registration and Exhibition opens and refreshments are available

11.30am  – Address by Martha Lytton Cobbold, President of Historic Houses*

12.00pm  – Historic Houses Keynote speaker*

2.45pm  – Historic Houses Awards * The Frances Garnham Award for Innovation in Learning | Sustainability Award |Restoration Award | Garden of the Year Award

3.15pm – The Savills Lecture, The Earl of Leicester, Holkham Hall

5.00pm – Exhibition closes

*By kind permission of Historic Houses and subject to seating availability