A unique two-day celebration of all things IRON in and around World Heritage Greenwich.
A focal point for Britain’s maritime and horological heritage, as well as the site of Henry VIII’s armoury, Greenwich is steeped in ironwork history. This one-off event will celebrate the fascinating, multi-faceted material that has played such a vital role in our history, and contributed in so many different ways to major technological developments across the globe.
A morning of talks will be followed by a guided walk of local ironwork highlights. The following day offers a rare opportunity to go behind the scenes in the busy workshops of leading conservators Hall Conservation, and try your hand at various conservation techniques.
Day 1 – 27th October 2022 – St Alfege Church, Greenwich
Talks & Walk – a morning of varied and interesting talks on Greenwich’s historic ironwork, followed by an afternoon guided walk around the local ironwork highlights.
Day 2 – 28th October 2022 – Hall Conservation
Hands-on Heritage – try your hand at a variety of conservation techniques – including blacksmithing, patination, gilding, repousse in the busy workshops of a thriving conservation business.
Talks & Walk: £60 [NHIG Members £50; Students £30] Includes lunch
Hands-on Heritage half-day (morning or afternoon): £80 [NHIG Members £70; Students £50] Once you have booked we will contact you to ask your preference for morning or afternoon.
Combined Ticket for both events: £120 [NHIG Members £100; Students £60]
For enquiries about group bookings, please contact Jessica: email@example.com