Come to the Wiltshire and Swindon History Centre to find out how conservators care for and repair football boots worn by the stars! At the Swindon and Wiltshire History Centre it's not just books and paper they have to care for. Hidden in its offices is an object conservation lab that also tackles modern materials, such as a pair of Pele's Football Boots.
Conservator Kayleigh Spring will talk about the rare opportunity she had to work on a pair of football boots worn by one of the world's best footballers. Assessing condition upon entering our conservation studio, ethical considerations when carrying out repairs and packaging of the boots to help preserve them for the future.
Date: Wednesday 25th March 2020
Time: 10.30 am
Venue: Wiltshire & Swindon History Centre, Cocklebury Road, Chippenham
Admission: £4.00 (Booking Advisable)
To Book: T: 01249 705500 E: firstname.lastname@example.org