The day will cover early ironwork in Scotland, the Carron Iron Co, the Lion Foundry of Kirkintilloch and other important firms.
The team currently restoring The Val d’Osne Ross Fountain in Edinburgh will talk about the project and their previous project of the award winning Paisley Fountain of George Smith and Co. Hear about the iron bandstand tradition and overseas influence of Scottish ironwork and ironworkers and peruse important archives and materials related to Scottish ironwork.
There is a stellar line up of experts on the field including Paul Rabbits, Prof David Mitchell, Ali Davey of Historic Environment Scotland, Dominic Liptrot of Lost Art Ltd, Lucia Juarez, Janice Miller from East Dunbartonshire Archives. Download the full programme.