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Our annual Conservation of Leather Course will be held at West Dean from 11-14 December 2017. More information is available at the West Dean website: www.westdean.org.uk Or contact Liz Campbell at: liz.campbell@westdean.org.uk Telephone: +44(0) 1234 818219

The Centre celebrates Anne Lama receiving her Doctorate from the University of Northampton. Anne Lama recently received her Doctorate from the University of Northampton. Her PhD thesis was entitled “The effect of the leather manufacturing processes on bacterial growth in tannery effluent”. Anne is continuing her research at the Centre into acid deterioration of leather, in collaboration with the University.

Our annual Conservation of Leather Course will be held at West Dean from 2-5 March 2009. More information is available at the West Dean website: www.westdean.org.uk Or contact Liz Campbell at: liz.campbell@westdean.org.uk Telephone: +44(0) 1234 818219

Delegates from the East Midlands Museums Service came to the LCC this November for a day of training on the Care of Leather. Fourteen delegates came from across the region to spend the day discussing handling, storage, display and identification of leather objects, with reference to particular problems in their collections.

The Leather Conservation Centre has just given a three day course in the conservation of leather at West Dean as part of their Professional Conservators in Practice strand. Aline and Yvette taught in collaboration with Roy Thomson, and Andrea Fingland came as an observer/factotum.

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