13.10.2009 | what’s on
by RCAHMS, Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Scotland


There is still time to sign up and join your ICAM Education colleagues in London for our three conference 18-20 November 2009. There is no charge to attend and all meals and refreshments will be provided courtesy of the ICAM Board and the host venues.

Sessions will take place in a range of must-see venues – CABE (the Commission for Architecture and the Built Environment), Somerset House, Sir John Soane’s Museum, and the Victoria & Albert Museum (courtesy of the V&A/RIBA partnership).

Please sign up by 16 October 2009. If you need more time to get approval from your organisation, please let me know and we will try and hold you a place.

Delegates are also invited to propose short presentations on the theme of sustainability in our education programmes.

A good value and conveniently located hotel is The Penn Club on Bedford Place – please book direct, contact details available at www.pennclub.co.uk

For further information and booking forms please contact: Rebecca Bailey
RCAHMS, 16 Bernard Terrace, Edinburgh EH8 9NX UK
Phone +44 131 662 1456
Fax +44 131 662 1477

Wednesday 18 November

1215    CABE (1 Kemble Street    Drop-in lunch with panoramic views over central London)
1400        Introduction to event – Rebecca Bailey
                Engaging Places – Anne Diack
1500        Depart CABE on foot to Somerset House
1530        Somerset House, The Strand
Visit to Sorrel Foundation, including the ‘What’s Next for Schools’ exhibition – Sharon Plant, Deputy Director
1730        Depart Somerset House on foot to hotel, break
1930    Central London,    Dinner

Thursday 19 November

0945        Depart hotel on foot to Soane Museum
1000        Sir John Soane’s Museum
                13 Lincoln’s Inn Fields    Welcome – Beth Walker
1015        Presentations and discussion x3
1115        Coffee and ‘Opening up the Soane’ exhibition
1200        Presentation and discussion x3
1300        Sandwich lunch
1400        Education Group business meeting
1530        Museum tour
1730        Depart Soane on foot to hotel, break
1930        Central London    Dinner

Friday 20 November

0900    Depart hotel on foot and then ‘heritage bus’ from The Strand to              V&A
1000      V&A, South Kensington    Meet at Exhibition Road entrance to V&A
Coffee and welcome in Sackler Centre – Irena Murray & Kara       Wescombe
1030        Tour of permanent architecture gallery
1130        Tour of RIBA study room and education resources
1230        Wrap up session
1300        Conference closes with sandwich  lunch

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