• Understanding Leather – From Tannery to Collection

    5 days CPD training for Conservators (10 -12 participants only) Main Subjects: Understanding Leather Understanding the threats to the preservation of leather in your collection The course is a mixture of…

  • The Vinegar Bible

    A short video detailing the conservation of the Vinegar Bible which will be on display in the crypt at Rochester Cathedral.

  • Another Successful Conservation

    Another successful Conservation of Leather course was held at West Dean in May. This course, part of West Dean’s Professional Conservators in Practice CPD programme, is run annually. The course…

The Leather Conservation Centre was established in 1978 and is an internationally renowned organisation offering a comprehensive service in the conservation and restoration of objects (including books and other archival materials) of historic, cultural and artistic importance made wholly or partly of leather or its related materials.
The Centre’s conservators are highly qualified and experienced within the field of leather conservation.  The Head of Conservation has been accredited under the United Kingdom Institute of Conservation’s (ICON) professional accreditation scheme and the Centre is listed on the conservation register maintained by ICON.

Senior Conservator Wanted

Salary £31,000 per annum Pension – Workplace Pension Scheme Full time (37.5 hours per week) Permanent Leather Conservation Centre, Northampton, UK The Leather Conservation Centre (LCC) was established in 1978

Conservator Wanted

Job description: Conservator (leading to the opportunity to become Head of Conservation) Term: Full time permanent post Main purpose of job: to conserve objects made of leather, fur-skins and parchment,

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