Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Big Stuff 2010


Big Stuff 2010

Wednesday 6 to Friday 8 October 2010

A conference for large object conservators


ImperialWar Museum Duxford is delighted to be hosting Big Stuff 2010, a conference forlarge object conservators.


Theconference boasts an international panel of speakers from as far afield asAustralia, Canada, America and Europe, discussing objects ranging fromplesiosaur specimens at the Natural History Museum to industrial sites inGermany.


Thesessions will be held in the Marshall Auditorium within AirSpace at ImperialWar Museum Duxford and are timed to allow delegates ample opportunity to viewthe exhibitions. Morning and afternoon refreshments and lunch are included inthe registration fee.


OnSaturday 9 October, onboard HMS Belfast,National Historic Ships will be launching its latest publication, Conserving Historic Vessels, volumethree in the Understanding HistoricVessels series.


HolidayInn Express have kindly offered their new hotel at Whittlesford Parkway stationto be the conference hotel and have offered a discount to all delegates. Thehotel location provides easy access to Cambridge and is on the mainline railroute out of London Liverpool Street. Transport to and from Duxford will alsobe provided. Email rossferguson@chardonmanagement.com or call 00 44 (0) 7877 668656


Therewill also be transport to and from Cambridge city centre every morning andevening for those choosing to stay in central Cambridge. If you require thisservice please contact Chris Knapp or Jackie Walker for more information.


For thosewishing to drive there is ample free parking available.


Suppliersof conservation materials who would like to have a trade stand at theconference or conservators that would like to share a recent project withcolleagues should contact Chris Knapp cknapp@iwm.org.uk or Jackie Walker jwalker@iwm.org.uk


A fullconference programme and booking details can be found on the IWM website. www.iwm.org.uk or email the box office at advancebookings@iwm.org.uk





£65.00per day


£185.00for three days


HMS Belfast field trip £60.00

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