27 February 2013

Deane Road Cemetery are holding a Heritage Conference on Wednesday 27th February 2013 at METAL Edge Hill.
We’re aiming it at people/groups who are either thinking of applying for heritage lottery grants or are maybe in the initial stages already but it should be of interest to anyone who is interested in local history, heritage restoration in general or have followed the cemetery project maybe just wanting to find out how we got on.

The programme for the day will be:

9.30am Arrival
9.45am Welcome and Introduction and Stage One Heritage Lottery Bid – Cllr Louise Baldock Labour Councillor for Liverpool Kensington and Fairfield Ward
10.00am Stage 2 Bid Process and Plans – Peter Hamilton, Cass Associates (our original architect) and Kate Dickson, Creative Heritage Consultants Ltd
10.45am Tea Break
11.00am Delivery of the HLF Project – Annette Birch, Project Manager Deane Rd Cemetery and Neil Hutchinson, Owen Ellis Architects.
11.45am Managing a Restored Asset – Cllr Louise Baldock
12.00pm The Heritage Lottery Fund Application Process – Catherine Bowdren, Senior Grants Officer HLF
12.30pm Lunch
1.30pm METAL – Edge Hill’s own heritage site and project (METAL provide innovative, multi-disciplinary residency space for artists from the UK and overseas in Liverpool and Southend on Sea. Ideas are showcased and disseminated on a regular basis through residencies, exhibitions, events, performance, discussion and publications.)
2pm Heritage Skills on Merseyside – Kay Leech, (NW Heritage Skills Hub drive the demand for heritage skills across the region and work to coordinate the establishment of a heritage training infrastructure for the North West)
2.30pm depart METAL
3.00pm Tour of Deane Road Cemetery
4.30pm End

Tickets are £30 full price (or £15 if you are part of a registered charity)

People can reserve a place with Carol Ramsay via email carolramsay@deaneroadcemetery.com and pay via cheque payable to LOHC Deane Road A/C sent to :
Deane Road Cemetery
℅ LOHC Synagogue Chambers
Princes Road
L8 1TG

or via Paypal, we have a Paypal facility below.