• Enigma of Japanese Leather

    Tuesday 19th September 2017 10.30am – 4.30pm Leathersellers’ Hall, 7 St Helen’s Place, London EC3A 6AB 10.30 Registration and Coffee 11.00-11.10 Introduction to the day – Mike Redwood 11.10-11.30 The Science…

  • 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.

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.

Enigma of Japanese Leather

Tuesday 19th September 2017 10.30am – 4.30pm Leathersellers’ Hall, 7 St Helen’s Place, London EC3A 6AB 10.30 Registration and Coffee 11.00-11.10 Introduction to the day – Mike Redwood 11.10-11.30 The Science

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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