Greenwich Iron - A unique two-day celebration of all things Iron
Posted on 10th February 2022
Tuesday 22nd March 2022
Talks and Guided Walk
A day exploring some of the highlights of
Greenwich’s historic ironwork.
Wednesday 23rd March 2022
Try your hand at a variety of conservation
A focal point for Britain’s maritime and horological heritage, as well as the site of Henry VIII’s armoury,
Greenwich is steeped in ironwork history. This one-off event will celebrate the fascinating, multifaceted
material that has played such a vital role in our history, and contributed in so many different
ways to major technological developments across the globe.
A series of talks at the Old Royal Naval College will be followed by a guided walk of local ironwork highlights.
The following day offers a rare opportunity to go behind the scenes in the busy workshops of a leading
conservators Hall Conservation, and try your hand at various conservation techniques.
We are very grateful to the Old Royal Naval College for providing this fantastic opportunity to share our love of
ironwork in its many forms.
Day 1 - Tuesday 22nd March - Old Royal Naval College
A morning of varied and interesting talks on Greenwich’s historic ironwork, followed by an afternoon guided
walk around the local ironwork highlights.
Diay 2 - Wednesday 23rd March - Hall Conservaton
Hands-on Heritage - try your hand at a variety of conservation techniques - including blacksmithing, patination,
gilding, repousse in the busy workshops of a thriving conservation business.
Tuesday only: £60 (NHIG Members £50; Students £40)
Wednesday only: £75 (NHIG Members £65; Students £50)
Two-day ticket: £120 (NHIG Members £100; Students £75)
To book go to https://nhig.org.uk/events/event/