MA Stained Glass Conservation and Heritage Management, York University. The Anna Plowden Trust bursary allowed me to continue into the second year of my Masters course, which began after a 16-week work placement in Munich.
MSc in Conservation for Archaeology and Museums, University College London The second year of the MSc comprises a ten-month internship, and I am currently completing mine at the Oxford University Natural History Museum. I
City and Guilds: Postgraduate Diploma in Conservation. So far the course has given me a base in craft skills such as stone and wood-carving, gilding and japanning. By understanding of how objects are made we can understand how objects fall apart.
Will Gilbert received a Conservation Bursary for the final year of his Conservation Studies at City & Guilds. During the year Will was able to combine “conservation work on four fragments of a large geometric mosaic floor
In 2012/13 Hannah Young received an Anna Plowden Trust Conservation Bursary towards her fees on the Postgraduate Diploma course in Metalwork Conservation at West Dean. Her course work included the conservation of a range of
Katie finished her MA in Stained Glass Conservation at York University in the summer of 2013. The course combines both practical and theoretical study, with a number of research trips and studio placements. Katie had an 18
Emma completed the first year of her MSc in conservation for Archaeology and Museums at University College London. A large part of the course consists of practical conservation work. The objects she worked on included “a
In the autumn of 2011 Carol started the one-year fulltime MA course in Conservation at Camberwell. She was also offered and accepted a permanent position to train as a conservator of Chinese Paintings at the British Museum
Charlotte completed her three-year Post-graduate course in Conservation at the City & Guilds of London Art School in the summer of 2012. The course was very varied and Charlotte worked with “stone, wood, plaster, decorative
Lucy did an MA in Conservation at Camberwell College of Arts, where she specialised in book conservation, starting on small projects and practising different techniques essential in the profession, which was extremely useful
In the academic year 2011/12 the Anna Plowden Trust funded three students on the second year of the Textile Conservation course at the University of Glasgow. All three found the course both enjoyable and challenging and feel
The following is a report on Elizabeth's time as a student. If you want to read what she has been up to since then, do read her report, published in Icon News September 2017, about her time as a William Morris Craft Fellow. _
Tristram left West Dean with a MA in Conservation Studies, with a focus on furniture and related decorative arts. The structure of the course was flexible and allowed Tristram greater opportunity to control the direction of
I was lucky enough to be awarded a grant from the Anna Plowden Trust and elected to learn more about the conservation of photographic materials. My current role involves the collection, standardisation and preservation of
Helen graduated from the University of York in February 2011, with an MA in Stained Glass Conservation and Heritage Management. The course is the only one of its kind in the English speaking world and Helen and her seven
After periods working in the Chester Beatty Library and the National Library of Australia, I now work as a Conservator within Cambridge University Library's Conservation and Collection Care team, where my learning and love for book conservation continues.
I was very fortunate to receive the support of the Anna Plowden Trust in 2006 and 2007, this enabled me to take up my place on the two-year MA Textile Conservation programme at the Textile Conservation Centre. The training
Gregory Bell completed the one-year course at West Dean College in the conservation and restoration of antique clocks. Having successfully made a test piece, which was also deliberately damaged and repaired, he was allowed to
Rosamund Weatherall completed her MA in Textile Conservation at the Textile Conservation Centre in 2005. In the first year Rosamund was introduced to “many of the core skills required to make an assessment of the condition
Head of Conservation, John Jones London I am very grateful to have received the APT course-fees bursary while at Northumbria University, supporting my studies and enabling me after graduation in 2006 to start my early career
Now working in Antarctica for the New Zealand-based Antarctic Heritage Trust, I received a Plowden Scholarship in 2003. Since 2008 I have been Pogramme Manager-Artefacts for the Antarctic Heritage Trust.
Head of Glazing Department, Lincoln Cathedral The APT bursary was fundamental in opening up my career path. I gained my Postgraduate Diploma in the ‘Conservation of Historic Objects’ from DeMontfort University in 2001 and my