Monday 7th September 2015: Weald and Downland Terracotta Conservation day course
Course programme to be confirmed

Thurs 11th Sept 2014: Heritage Open Days at 318 Ceramics – Façades in Focus: Terracotta Talk. FREE to book

Monday 7th July 2014: Weald and Downland Terracotta Conservation day course

Please contact the venue or amy[at] for more details and to book


Winston Churchill Travelling Fellowship

“Architectural Terracotta : A transatlantic exploration of Opportunity” studying hostoric and contemporary applications of terracotta in UK compared with USA. Research in the form of meeting preservation architects, conservators, manufacturers and ceramicists working in the built environment took place in New York, Chicago and San Francisco.

The project paper can be downloaded

The project blog and search facility is here

A photobook is currently being produced featuring the hilights of the trip in images. Find out more and pre-order here.

Medina House

Medina House is the last remaining architectural evidence of Brighton & Hove’s provenance for salt water bathing for its perceived medicinal benefits. Built in 1917 as Hove Bath and Laundry Company it is still a much loved building in a prominant location on Hove seafront although suffering from neglect and threatened by demolition and development.

Read more on Amy Frankie Smith’s blog and make contact to register your support for the #SaveMedinaHouse