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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BPG Conference 2021: Mod Cons

BPG Conference 2021: Mod Cons

Modern Conservation. Modern Constraints. Modern Convenience. A conference demonstrating how conservators are constantly required to evolve within the Book and Paper specialism

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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

16 April 2021

Conservation: Out in the Open - The Challenges of Displaying & Conserving Textiles on Open Display - DAY 2

The Icon Textiles & Historic Interiors Group are pleased to present their joint online Spring Forum 2021
Online Conference
19 April 2021

Conservation: Out in the Open - The Challenges of Displaying & Conserving Textiles on Open Display - DAY 3

The Icon Textiles & Historic Interiors Group are pleased to present their joint online Spring Forum 2021
Online Conference
20 April 2021

Conservation: Out in the Open - The Challenges of Displaying & Conserving Textiles on Open Display - DAY 4

The Icon Textiles & Historic Interiors Group are pleased to present their joint online Spring Forum 2021
Online Conference
22 – 23 April 2021

Business Skills Foundation

Online event outlining the skills, knowledge and understanding you need to work as a freelancer or small business owner
Online Seminar
22 April 2021

“Seamless Solutions: Treating a contemporary painting with agarose gel” by Olympia Diamond, paintings conservator at Julia Nagle Conservation

This presentation describes the rationale and processes for the treatment of Timescape 00:30 which is one of a series of abstract paintings by …
Online Webinar