Training and Events



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Each year conservation is one of the main strands of the ARA Annual Conference. 

This is organised by a representative of the Section for Preservation and Conservation.  The conference 2018 organiser will be Antony Oliver. 

Take a look on the ARA conference website for full details and to see a selection of ARA conference photographs 

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 We are also proud of our excellent training programmes.  All our training days are well-organised by Antony Oliver our Training Officer who always delivers the events our members want.  It is without exception all the training days are quickly booked up, so if you see one you like book early!   

  • To see all available conservation downloads click here.


Latest Training News  

Training Day on Documentation in Conservation, Tuesday 24th April 2018

Venue: Lancashire Archives, Preston

Further details can be found here


Previous Training days

Blade Sharpening Workshop - Further details here.    


Group Training Day Presentations

  • Introduction to the Production and Application of remoistenable tissues - presented by Lara Artemis

doc ARA Nov 2010 Introduction to the production and application of remoistenable tissues


SoA Conference 2009  

  • The Derry & Raphoe Diocesan Library project - Alessandro Scola, Book Conservator

Alessandro Powerpoint Presentation


Please review the ARA Events pages for information on general ARA activities.