Workshop: Preserving Family Memorabilia

06 November 12:00

Discover how to take care of, protect and preserve cherished keepsakes, treasured documents, important family history items, collectibles, artwork and antiques.

This workshop will cover several areas from how to clean documents, remove staples and sew pages together. Sue will also show you how to remove sellotape and repair paper documents, and how to make simple preservation boxes.

Shaw House
Monday 6th November 2017, 12pm – 4pm, £25

To book a place on this workshop please call Shaw House on 01635 279279 or email

Tutor: Sue Hourigan, Senior Conservator, Berkshire Record Office

About the Berkshire Record Office:
The Berkshire Record Office is the archives of the Royal County of Berkshire. They look after nearly nine hundred years of the County’s history.

Other workshops hosted by the Berkshire Record Office include:
22nd September 2017:
Reading Old Handwriting, 10.15am – 2.45pm at West Berkshire Museum with Ivonne Turnbull
5th February 2018;
Picture & Photograph Mounting, 12pm – 4pm at Shaw House with Sue Hourigan

Cancellation policy: Workshops are non-refundable, however, you can transfer your booking onto any other session at either Shaw House or West Berkshire Museum and pay any higher price difference. Please contact reception directly, not the course leader, in order to transfer your booking; Shaw House 01635 279279, Museum 01635 519562.