The Historic Buildings Parks & Gardens Event 2018 – Visitors

Entrance to this major heritage conservation day is FREE OF CHARGE.

There is an all-day comprehensive exhibition of 75 trade stands offering a wide and diverse range of products and services. The exhibition will be of interest to anyone involved in the care, upkeep, repair, restoration and conservation of historic buildings, their contents and associated landscapes.

From the traditional to cutting-edge technology, the exhibition provides visitors with an opportunity to gather information and to discuss such issues as building conservation and repair, carpet restoration, computer systems, estate management, gates, gilding, glasshouses, insurance, interior decoration, ironwork, terracotta, textiles, windows and even vehicles and visitor attractions.

By kind permission of Historic Houses (subject to seating availability), you will also be able to listen to both a morning and afternoon address by their guest speakers.

(FREE ADMISSION is available only to those who are either owners of historic buildings or who are involved in the upkeep, restoration or conservation of historic buildings, their contents or associated landscapes.)


Event Information

Who can attend

The Event has had a consistently high attendance record which, for each of the past ten years, has exceeded 1,200. The Event attracts owners and guardians of historic buildings (private, commercial and industrial), parks and gardens – their management staff, their professional advisers and a range of professionals who either purchase or influence the purchase of the great variety of products and services needed and used by this important and developing market sector. The Event is not open to the general public. Attendance is by invitation only.

To pre-register for FREE admission please, click here.

For a full list of previous guest speakers and lecturers please click here

Historic Houses Guest Speaker


Michael Ellis MP, Minister for Arts, Heritage and Tourism, will be one of a fantastic line up of guest speakers at the 2018 Historic Houses Annual General Meeting. More details about the AGM and other speakers will be announced soon on the Historic Houses website.