Terracotta: Past, Present and Future

The digital conference is arranged in two parts:

Part One: ‘Terracotta, Past and Present’

Conference Chair: Dr Tim Jenkins – Introduction to the conference.
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Dr Alan Swale: ‘Architectural terracotta and faience – a historical perspective’.
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Lesley Durbin: ‘Terracotta – Common Causes of Degradation’.
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Jo Bonsor: ‘Conservation cleaning of terracotta’.
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Catherine Woolfitt: ‘Conservation of architectural terracotta – an analytical approach to remedial work’.
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Andrew O’Donnell: Conservation case study – the Dorothy Annan panels’.
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Mark Watson: ’19th and early 20th Century Terracotta in Central Manchester’.
Watch Tour & View Map

Part Two: ‘Terracotta, Future’

Dr Alan Swale: ‘Terracotta and Faïence in the Present Age: a renaissance in progress?’.
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The Process of Manufacturing Terracotta – a factory tour
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Jon Wilson, Darwen Terracotta Ltd: ‘Terracotta, from Design to Build’.
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