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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Blog

Blog

a platform for members to showcase any aspect of their work, research and professional development relating to our field

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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
22 – 23 June 2021

Pathway Event 2021: Developing your professional practice

Designed to support Pathway members in their continuing professional development.
Webinar
24 June 2021

International Academic Projects: Investigating Historic Paint Layers

Virtual seminar on investigating the paint layers of historic structures
Online Seminar
24 June 2021

Emerging Professionals Network: Covering Lockdown Sized CV Gaps

A panel discussion on the challenges and opportunities during the COVID-19 Pandemic
Social
25 June 2021

CEx Drop-in Sessions: Small businesses – challenges and opportunities

Join Sara Crofts, Chief Executive at Icon, for a lunch time drop-in session
Online Social