Study Days

Margam Park: A Story of Continuity

Virtual Study Day: Google Earth for Architectural Historians

During the continuing disruption of access to heritage buildings, this workshop, led by Dr James Alexander Cameron, looks at the tremendous amount of imagery available online, concentrating mainly on the…

Norwich Study Day: Stone carving and archaeology

The study day will begin with a visit to the workshop of the Stonemasons’ Guild of St Stephen and St George in Norwich. This will include a demonstration and presentation…

Study Day: Abergavenny Priory

20 May 2017 The present church of St Mary in Abergavenny survives from a Benedictine Priory which was founded in the early 12th century as a cell to the abbey…

Study Day: Rievaulx Abbey

Rievaulx Abbey is one of the most impressive Cistercian abbey complexes in Europe, nestled in the hills of the North York Moors National Park. Established in 1132, the ruins of…

Study Day: Windsor Castle

28 October 2017 Much rebuilt over the centuries, the history of Windsor Castle dates back to the Norman Conquest. During the Middle Ages, the castle gained importance and was rebuilt…

BAA Study Day: Abergavenny Priory

The present church of St Mary in Abergavenny survives from a Benedictine Priory which was founded in the early 12th century as a cell to the abbey of St Vincent…

Opus Anglicanum – in London collections

In the course of the later middle ages, embroiderers in England produced some of the masterpieces of the age. Incredibly detailed and painstakingly created their work was sumptuous and expensive.¬†Often…

Lincoln Cathedral: making and remaking

Lincoln Cathedral has for forty years had a full team of craftsmen, and has contributed to the training of workers at other cathedrals around the country. The ongoing programme of…

Llancarfan and Llantwit Major

17 May 2014 The parish churches of St Cadoc at Llancarfan and St Illtud at Llantwit Major are among the most historically significant religious sites in south-east Wales. In the…