You are invited to our ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING on

Wednesday 17th May 2017 in Hexham Abbey Great Hall At 6.30pm

Followed shortly after by a talk given by
Jules Brown

of Historic England and NECT (North of England Civic Trust)

 “What a Character!”

Conservation Areas – What they are, what they do, and how they benefit Hexham

(Refreshments will be available!)

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Friday 20th – Sunday 22nd June 2014, Tynemouth Station

Don’t forget it’s the Heritage Skills Festival at Tynemouth Station on Friday 20th – Sunday 22nd.

Browse the diverse range of heritage skills and roll up your sleeves to have a go.  Meet craftspeople and professionals working in the North East and Cumbria. Find out about the skills and materials needed to maintain a period property and learn about careers in the heritage sector.

This event is organised by the North of England Civic Trust

AGM Poster 5th June 2014.qxdA final reminder that our 2014 AGM and free talk – ‘This Old House’ is on on Thursday night at 19:30 at the Salvation Army Hall, Market Street, Hexham. All welcome.  Please feel free to print out and circulate the AGM Poster 5th June 2014 as shown.

Please join us at 19:00 on Thursday 5th June at the Salvation Army Hall on Market Street, Hexham for our AGM.

Following this at 19:30 we will be hosting a free talk by Andie Harris of the North of England Civic Trust.

‘This Old House’

Join HCS and Andie Harris of the North of England Civic Trust for a talk on traditional buildings and how to keep them heated, healthy and happy. Andie will tell us how pre-twentieth century buildings can be best maintained and what measures can be taken to sensitively upgrade and improve them while keeping their special character.

It is expected that Andie’s talk will be about one hour and refreshments will be served. Members and non-members welcome. No prior booking required.

Monday 15th April 10am-12noon

St Cuthbert’s Church, Dufton, Cumbria

Lime Pointing pic_1James Innerdale (Architect and SPAB Lethaby Scholar) will be leading this lime and lime pointing demonstration and lecture with contractor Bob Wall covering: Lime and breathability, types of lime, sand, mixes, pozzolans, application and preparation, knocking back, protection, finishing and weather considerations.

The event is free. To book your place contact skills@nect.org.uk