Conference 2012

This was held at Buckfast Abbey in Devon and included papers on :


  • The ‘Mercy story’: past, present and future
  • ‘This puffball’ Monsignor Thomas John Capel, 1831-1903: searching for the truth
  • The Syon Abbey collection
  • Textile and architectural conservation.

There were options to visit the Royal Albert Memorial Museum, Exeter University Library Special Collections and Exeter Anglican Cathedral.

Feedback from delegates included the following comments: 

  • ‘Excellent accommodation, lovely food, stunning location…’     
  • ‘Informative, interesting…’     
  • ‘It has been a wonderful CAS experience!
  • The venue was well chosen peaceful, comfortable and enjoyable!’   
  • ‘A very good experience… in fact excellent…’     
  • ‘It was a very full, friendly, interesting conference’.buckfast-abbey