CBA Workshops 2010
Introducing PPS 5: Planning and the historic environment
Museum of London
A CBA workshop to introduce the new planning policy statement and accompanying guidance for CBA Agents and historic building volunteers was organised by the London and Middlesex Archaeological Society at the Museum of London. The introduction from English Heritage on PPS 5 and the CBA’s presentation are available here.
Understanding historic buildings
Higherford Mill, Park Hill, Barrowford, Nelson, Lancashire BB9 6JQ
This workshop provided an introduction to historic buildings to enable a greater understanding of their form, fabric and their change over time. The morning session, led by Adam Menuge and Lynne Walker, gave information and advice, which was put into practice during the afternoon session when delegates took part in a visual survey of local historic buildings. The programme is here.
Understanding Historic Buildings
St Anthony’s Hall (the Quilt Museum), Peasholme Green, York
This workshop provided an introduction to historic buildings to enable a greater understanding of their form, fabric and their change over time. The morning session, led by Adam Menuge and Lynne Walker, gave information and advice, which was put into practice during the afternoon session when delegates took part in a visual survey of local historic buildings. The programme is here (PDF | 352KB).
Planning and the historic environment
Planning and the historic environment, Town Hall, Oxford
For all those with an interest in the historic environment, the focus of this workshop was on getting to grips with the planning system. It provided an introduction to the way local and regional planning works and discussed how groups and individuals could have a more effective voice in local planning issues. It included an introduction to local development frameworks and the latest information on heritage protection reform. Discussion during the day focused on how local groups could take part in shaping local initiatives and policy, and make their voice heard effectively. The programme is available here (PDF | 57KB) and the workshop presentations may be downloaded:
- Planning and the historic environment in Gloucestershire (PDF | 10.3MB) - Jan Wills, County Archaeologist, Gloucestershire County Council
- The historic environment and planning: making your voice count - the West Berkshire perspective (PDF | 6.2MB) - Duncan Coe, Archaeological Officer, West Berkshire Council
- Heritage protection for the 21st century (PDF | 111KB) - Gill Chitty, Head of Conservation, Council for British Archaeology
- Planning: the volunteer perspective (PDF | 8.6MB) - David Clark, Chair, Oxfordshire Architectural and Historical Society - listed buildings sub-committee
- Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) and Sustainability Appraisal (SA) of development plans and programmes (PDF | 348KB) - George Lambrick, Archaeology and Heritage Consultancy
A similar workshop was held in York on 6 September 2008.
Groups Update 2008
Groups’ Update 2008 (PDF 63KB)
Twenty-eight volunteers attended two workshops on 19 April (York) and 7 June (London) 2008 to discuss issues relating to governance, participation and communication. The CBA secretariat and three Regional Groups provided speakers and discussion topics included finance and funding, charity and legal issues, organising conferences, and producing newsletters. Volunteers who took part said they enjoyed the friendly informal atmosphere of the workshop, appreciating the opportunities to discuss questions as they arose and the chance to meet others. The workshop presentations may be downloaded:
- Charities and legal issues (PDF | 134KB) - Peter Olver, Financial Director, CBA
- CBA Wessex study days and tours (PDF | 1.67MB) - Andy Manning, Meetings Secretary, CBA Wessex
- Finance, grants and funding (PDF | 151KB) - Peter Olver, Financial Director, CBA
- CBA marketing (PDF 2636KB) - Sophie Cringle, Events and Marketing Officer
- Producing newsletters (PDF | 554KB) - Suzie Thomas, Secretary, CBA North
- Some thoughts on preparing day schools (PDF 25KB) - Stephen Moorhouse, Vice Chair, CBA Yorkshire
- Websites and disseminating information: reaching out using IT (PDF | 302KB) - Mike Heyworth, Director, CBA
CBA workshops are funded by English Heritage and the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation.
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