Book & Paper

Icon Book & Paper Group unites the book and paper conservation community

About us

About us

Icon Book & Paper Group unites the book and paper conservation community

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Our Committee

Our Committee

We are a busy committee that works on an ongoing programme of classes & lectures, grants, conferences and conference publications, and other projects as they arise

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Group members' area

Group members' area

Upcoming meetings and committee documents - access for group members only

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Icon BPG21 Conference: Mod Cons

Icon BPG21 Conference: Mod Cons

Modern Conservation. Modern Constraints. Modern Conveniences

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Past events

Past events

Summaries and abstracts of past Group events

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Frederick Bearman Research Grant

Frederick Bearman Research Grant

​The Frederick Bearman Research Grant offers an annual grant of up to £1000 to support new research in the conservation of books, paper and archival materials.

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Social media exhibitions

Social media exhibitions

A series of social media exhibitions to brighten up lockdown!

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Professional development bursaries

Professional development bursaries

Recipients of the BPG Professional Development Bursaries which ran from 2016-2019

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Conference Proceedings

Conference Proceedings

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Book & Paper Group resources

 

Upcoming events

5 May – 8 September 2021

Crafts Council: Spring-back talks

Ten talks to get your craft business ready for digital and physical opportunities in 2021 and beyond.
Online
17 May 2021

Icon PD: Presentation Skills

A course to help teach you how to conquer public speaking, give a memorable and successful performance, and communicate with confidence. 
Online Workshop
21 May 2021

CEx Drop-in Sessions: Post COVID-19 recovery

Join Sara Crofts, Chief Executive at Icon, for a lunch time drop-in session on the third Friday of every month
Online Social
24 May 2021

Diversity and Inclusion Task & Finish Group: Student Roundtable

We invite pre-programme, student and emerging professional conservators to join us for a roundtable
Workshop
27 May 2021

Environmental Sustainability Network: Sustainability Social

A casual discussion on starting a sustainability group or sustainability initiatives in your workplace
Social