‘FORGING AHEAD: New Perspectives on Heritage Ironwork’

Event Description

***PLEASE NOTE – ONLINE BOOKINGS HAVE NOW CLOSED FOR THIS EVENT BUT IT WILL BE POSSIBLE TO PAY CASH/CARD ON THE DOOR***

We are excited to announce our inaugural Conference, kindly hosted by the V&A in their lecture theatre, celebrating 10 years of the National Heritage Ironwork Group in the home of the nation’s most inspiring ironwork collection.

This world-class opportunity will be the highlight of your ironwork year, offering fresh insights, new perspectives and stimulating discussion.

Featuring:

  • Key-note speakers: craft & conservation professionals
  • 10-minute champions
  • Question panel
  • Behind the scenes tour
  • After-party celebrating our 10th anniversary

Standard ticket: £55 (£50 member)

Early Bird: £40 (£35 member)

Students: £20

Early Bird tickets are limited so book soon to secure one. MEMBER DISCOUNTS AVAILABLE, so join up if you haven’t already done so to benefit.

Please note: ticket price does NOT include lunch which can be purchased from the Museum cafe.

Morning refreshments are included in ticket price.

PLANNING AN AWAY DAY FOR YOUR STAFF OR MEMBERS?  PLEASE GET IN TOUCH FOR BLOCK BOOKING DISCOUNTS OVER 5 PEOPLE (info@nhig.org.uk)

ACCOMMODATION:

If you plan to stay overnight in London there are plenty of mid and high-end options around Kensington.  Budget options are harder to find, but the following seem to offer best value:

HOTELS

Holiday Inn Kensington Forum

K Hotel Kensington

Ibis Styles London Gloucester Road

HOSTELS

For groups of students or those on a tight budget, these hostels offer dorm rooms and some limited single/double private rooms.  BOOK EARLY – they sell out fast.

Astor Hostels Hyde Park

Meininger Hotel Hyde Park

These are both within a 15 minute walk of the V&A and the after-party venue.  Slightly further afield but in a lovely setting is:

Safestay Holland Park

CONFERENCE ADD-ONS

AFTER-PARTY

Please join us after the Conference for food & drink & convivial chat at The Anglesea Arms from 6pm until late.  Food and a drink included in ticket price. Unlimited drinks available to purchase thereafter!  Space is limited so book early to secure your place.  Book your ticket for the after party here.

BESPOKE TOUR

Alicia Robinson, Senior Curator at the V&A, will be leading ‘Highlights of the Collection’ tours on Wednesday 13th November at 2pm AND 3.30pm.  BOOK HERE

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