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

12 April 2021

Dynamic Objects Group - Short Talks

The first in a series of informal project case studies and short talks from the Dynamic Objects Group
13 April 2021

Icon Communications Task & Finish Group Roundtable

An online discussion to receive feedback from members in regards to current Board communication
Workshop
14 April 2021

The Furniture History Society: Into the Workshop - Furniture Restoration/Conservation

This seminar will examine general training, the type of works undertaken and the ethics of furniture conservation
Online
15 April 2021

Conservation: Out in the Open - The Challenges of Displaying & Conserving Textiles on Open Display - DAY 1

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