2015 Conference programme

This is the full schedule of the upcoming Traditional Paint Forum conference As Good As Old? to be held at the Geffrye museum on the 6th November 2015. There is more information available on the venue and the conference abstracts on separate pages. To reserve tickets please use our dedicated eventbrite booking page.


9:40-9:50WelcomeLaura Stevens – Chair Traditional Paint Forum
9:50-10:20Alternative Paints for External Timber (APET):Evaluation of the Exterior Durability of Decorative Exterior Coatings in Accordance with BS EN 927 Part 3Peter Collins, Paint Research Association
10:20-10:50 Paintwork and Planning: A Conservation Officer’s ViewMatthew Pendleton, Westminster City Council
10:50-11:15Coffee break
11:15-11:45BS 7913 for Guiding and Controlling Best PracticeJohn Edwards, Edward’s Hart Consultants
11:45-12:15Issues of Repainting Historic MetalworkBrian Hall ACR, Hall Conservation Ltd
13:00-15:00Tours, workshops, networking and access to the Geffrye Museum Galleries
15:00-15:20 Tea break
15:20-15:50Recreating the Finishes at Palace of WestminsterAmanda White and Lucy Kaszewska, Hirst Conservation
15:50-16:20Art in the Making: Egyptian BlueElsbeth Geldhof, Blue Tortoise Conservation
16:20-16:50The challenges of Recreating Murals with Modern MaterialsSaskia Huning, Huning Decorations
17:45-latePost conference drinks at Howl at the Moon pub