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Craft Symposium 2019 (2 day ticket)

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Centre for Stewardship

The Stables

Falkland Estate

Falkland

KY15 7AF

United Kingdom

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Welcome to the fourth Craft Symposium hosted by the Centre for Stewardship on Falkland Estate.

Various ticket options available (day only or two day ticket)

Friday's programme is a day of lectures geared at professionals (for CPD) and anyone with a serious interest in the historic environment.

9.30am Coffee and Registration

10.00am John Ruskin and his ‘Stones’ by Dr Peter Burman, a Director of Ruskin’s Guild of St George.

11.00am William Morris in Scotland - looking at the work of Morris through the lens of the collections of the National Record of Historic Environment Scotland by Simon Green of Historic Environment Scotland.

12noon Craft and Conservation in the Contemporary Context: Re-making of the Glasgow School of Art by Thom Simmons, conservation skills coordinator, Glasgow School of Art.

1.00pm Lunch

2.00pm Authentic Craftsmanship in Conserving Historic Buildings and their Ornament by Stefan Emmelmann, stone carver and stone conservator.

3.00pm Discussion on the issues raised by the four lectures.

3.30pm Refreshments and break

4.00pm The significance of the wood carving within Falkland Palace and the stone carving on the exterior of Falkland Palace. This introductory discussion before the tour of the Palace will be led by John Borland of Historic Environment Scotland and others.

5pm Twin-track ‘after hours’ guided visit to Falkland Palace with opportunities to see both internal and external carvings.

Saturday's programme

For this day we celebrate the William Morris Craft Fellows and Scholars of the Society for the Protection of Ancient Buildings and look to create a dialogue with a wide spectrum of heritage professionals in Scotland including and especially those who are working with Historic Environment Scotland, National Trust for Scotland, the team responsible for the recreation of the Glasgow School of Art and the several national, county or city heritage organisations of Scotland.

We aim to create opportunities for dialogue using the historic environment of the Falkland Estate and of the Royal Burgh of Scotland as our theatre for discussion.

9.30am Coffee and Registration

10.00am Introduction to the history and heritage of Falkland Estate by Marietta Crichton Stuart, archivist, historian and trustee of Falkland Stewardship Trust

10.20am The challenge of the land by Ninian Stuart, Steward of Falkland and Hereditary Keeper of Falkland Palace.

10.40am Introduction to the built heritage of the Royal Burgh of Falkland by Peter Burman, architectural historian and chair of Falkland Stewardship Trust

11.00am Current challenges for conservation management of the Royal Burgh of Falkland by Scott MacIntosh, engineer, planner and local resident.

11.30am to 1.15pm Walking tours led by the 4 speakers

1.15pm Lunch

2.00pm Temple of Decision

A walk up to the temple (by Alexander Roos, 1849) to consider what further steps might be taken to consolidate the ruined structure so that it can continue to play its part in the designed landscape.

4.00pm Tea break

4.30pm House of Falkland

An opportunity to experience the double layer of the historic interiors, the initial layer being that of the 1840s devised by William Burn and Alexander Roos and the secondary layer being that added in the 1890s by Robert Weir Schultz and Horatio Walter Lonsdale, favoured architect and designer at that time of the legendary 3rd Marquess of Bute, John Patrick Crichton Stuart, one of the greatest architectural patrons of 19th century Britain. Evening Programme in the Stables and around the Ceremonial Garden fire-pit.

6.30pm Supper

7.30pm William Morris Fellows and Scholars of the SPAB

An opportunity to introduce their particular skill or interest followed by discussion on the future of craftsmanship in Britain and its importance for the historic environment.

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Centre for Stewardship

The Stables

Falkland Estate

Falkland

KY15 7AF

United Kingdom

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Eventbrite's fee is nonrefundable.

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