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Yorkshire Industrial Collections Network

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Calderdale Industrial Museum

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Halifax

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The third meeting of this regional subject specialst group in Yorkshire


Yorkshire Industrial Collections Network Meeting

Conservation or Restoration? The challenges of caring for and interpreting industrial collections

Where: Calderdale Industrial Museum, Square Rd, Halifax HX1 1QG

When: 10:00 24th. October 2017

Draft Programme

10:00 Welcome and introductions (Coffee/Tea) – Dieter Hopkin, MDY, Tim Kirker, chairman, CIMA

Case Study presentations by:-

10:30. Tim Kirker CIMA, Calderdale’s collections and plans for the future

11:00 Dieter Hopkin – Provocation piece – “Use it to Understand it or the Case Against “Heroic” restorations”

11:30 Eddie Foster – Sheffield Industrial Museum “Introducing the River Done Engine and why we run it”.

12:00 Lunch and networking (a light sandwich lunch will be provided)

13:00 Helen Ashby – The ABTEM Larger & Working Objects guidelines project

13:30 Elizabeth Llabres - Bradford Industrial Museum – “Getting the Ball rolling: Stores Rationalisation and disposal as a method of Preventive Conservation”.

14:00 Ian Smith - Vintage Carriages Trust - Conservation and operation of railway vehicles by the VCT – why we do it

14:30 John Tanner – Barnsley Museums - “Managing the Newcomen Engine at Elsecar: how we worked with very specific and multiple constraints and what we’re looking forward to doing in the future”

15:00 Shane Kelleher - Industrial Heritage Support Officer - The Industriada festival of industrial heritage in Katowice, Poland

15:15 Discussion and any exchange of information including date, location and theme for next meeting in Spring 2018

15:30 – Opportunity to look around Calderdale Industrial Museum

16:30 end

Thanks to CIMA for hosting this meeting

Car Parking: There is a number of local car parks. The museum is around 5 mins walk from the railway station.

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Provided by York Museums Trust

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