2019 Annual Conference

Friday 15 November 2019

Venue: Freemasons’ Hall, 60 Great Queen Street, London WC2B 5AZ
Time: 9.50am – 8pm
Day conference followed by informal evening gathering until 8pm (a guest speaker planned for evening session).
It also includes a tour of the Freemasons’ Hall

The Traditional Paint Forum is turning 25! 
We will be holding a celebratory conference in Autumn 2019 and to mark our anniversary. We would love to see your photos of hand-painted twenty fives. From houses to pews to trains, traditional sign written numbers are all around us. Please share your images on social media or via email on the links below (see the icons in the bottom of this page)  using #tradpaint25. We would like to use the best entries to promote the anniversary conference*, please get snapping! 

Speakers include: Titles to be confirmed
Dr Ian Bristow, President of Traditional Paint Forum
Malcom Starr, Historic England, ‘Paint and Significance, Decisions and Risks”
Mark J.R. Dennis, Freemasons’ Hall Curator, “Freemasons’ Hall, Historic Paint Schemes”
Helen Hughes, Historic Interiors Research & Conservation, ‘Authenticity – the pursuit of shifting sands: the development of thinking on colour matching over the last 25 years’
Richard Ireland, Richard Ireland Conservation, ‘Preservation and Presentation: some past and future paint performance issues’
Kimberly Reczek, DBR Limited, National Gallery’s Room 32′
Paul Croft, Lincoln Conservation (University of Lincoln) ‘Role of digital replication in the reinstatement of an early 20th Century ceiling’
Dr Ruth Siddall, University College London
Mary Jablonski

Draft programme can be downloaded through this link here.

Bookings can be made through the Eventbrite page here.

*Please make sure you have permission to use images.