BLFI Conference and Gathering 20th - 22nd September 2013
Decorative Brickwork and Brick
King's Inns, Henrietta Street,Dublin 1, Ireland
September 20th 2013
8.45am - 5.00pm - Lectures
7.00pm - 11.30pm - Tour and Buffet Dinner at Jameson's Brewery
September 21st 2013
9.00am - 1.00pm - Lectures
2.00pm - 5.00pm - Lime Fair and Walking Tours
7.00pm - 11.30pm - Drinks Reception at King's Inn, followed by Baker Memorial Lecture - followed by Dinner in the dining room at Kiln's Inn
September 22nd 2013
9.00am - 1.00pm - Lectures and close of Conference
Tickets may be bought at the Website Shop - Note all applicants must download and email back a completed booking form
Events List 2013
Friday, 12 April 2013 09:05
Russborough Lime Kiln repairs and hot Lime mixes workshop
1st and 2nd May Russborough house, near Blessington Co Wicklow
Course tutors Pat McAfee and Craig Frew with assistance from Lisa Edden
Newmarket, Co. Cork, 10th and 11th May 2013.
Day one speakers: Pat McAfee, Henry Thompson, Ivor McElveen, Grainne and Fidelma depending on availability.
Day two: Trainees will spend 90 minutes at each station before moving on to the next
For further information and booking, contact:
IRD Duhallow, James O’Keeffe Institute, Newmarket, Co. Cork.
Cost of Event: €10 per day to include teas/coffees & light lunch.
Walking tour Kilkenny 8th or 15th June
BLFI members and family day outing to Russborough Sunday 7th July
BBQ / Music and more fun at Russborough’s ‘Hints of History’
View recent works to the Lime Kiln and join in with other events
Family and members
Irish Georgian Society & South Dublin County Council’s
Traditional Building & Conservation Skills In Action Exhibition Saturday 13th & Sunday 14th July
Takes place on at Rathfarnham Castle. OPW Minister Hayes has kindly agreed to launch the exhibition on Saturday 12th at 12 noon.
Brickwork pointing master class 19th September Henrietta Street, Dublin
BLFI (I for international) Conference King’s Inn Dublin 20th 21st and 22nd September
OPW Event Athenry October day to be announced – Furthering Hot Lime mixes
AGM November day to be announced
Short talks by members on recent projects with a glass of wine
LIME SLAM Tuesday 26th February 2013 Dublin Civic Trust, 4 Castle Street, Dublin 2.
The first BLFI Members Event of 2013 is an open forum for members to present recent research, projects, experiments, problems, thoughts etc, involving lime to an audience of their peers.
Thanks to all who have volunteered. The line-up is as follows:
AGM & Talk 2012
Thursday, 25 October 2012 11:11
Thursday 25th October 2012 at 6:00 pm – 9:00pm
Irish Architectural Archives, 45 Merion Square, Dublin 2
The AGM will be followed by a stimulating and exciting talk by Aighleann O’Shaughnessy, Senior Conservation Architect. Aigleann will share her experience working in the National Monuments Service of the Office of Public Works.
BUILDING LIMES FORUM IRELAND
You are very welcome to the Building Limes Forum Ireland website. The Building Limes Forum Ireland, BLFI, brings together all those involved in the use of natural lime in the building industry from built heritage to sustainable new build. The BLFI provides information on all aspects of lime and its uses and offers a platform for discussion, sharing experiences and making friends and contacts.
Lime Works By Patrick McAfee is a new
publication on working with lime produced
by the Building Limes Forum of Ireland (BLFI)
Lime Works is an easy to read... technical
book for a wide range of people;previous
technical knowledge is not necessary. It is
comprehensively illustrated with examples
of lime use from Ireland, north and south.
Lime Works is aimed at the
- Building owner
- Practitioner (stonemason, bricklayer
- Specifier (architect and engineer).
MEMBERSHIP OF THE BUILDING LIMES FORUM OFFERS
- Access to an informal network of contacts who are prepared to share information and to discuss matters of general interest to members;
- An annual Journal, ‘Journal of the Building Limes Forum’, and regular newsletters;
- The opportunity to participate in conferences, courses, workshops, demonstrations and visits organised by the Forum;
- Access to the online forum, access to information, tutorials and publications