Informing and Providing a Voice

From unique networking opportunities to targeted training courses, we aim to provide information on a range of opportunities across the UK related to traditional buildings and heritage craft training.

If your event isn’t listed, get in touch and we’ll consider it for inclusion. 

May 2018

Tue 1st

Banker Masonry Accredited Level 2 Diploma

Tue 1st - Wed 1st

Heritage Craft Alliance, The Training Centre, Thorp Perrow Bedale, North Yorkshire, DL8 2PR

Banker Masonry Accredited Level 2 Diploma one year course. Full details...


July 2018

Mon 9th

Princes Foundation Summer School

Mon 9th - Mon 30th


The Princes Foundation Summer School teaches professionals, graduates, and the public how traditional and sustainable building crafts can be applied today in order to design, build and preserve sustainable communities. Full details...


Mon 16th

Stained Glass: Techniques & Design

Mon 16th - Fri 20th

The Prince's Foundation School of Traditional Arts

An intensive course covering each stage of the stained glass process. Full details...


Thu 26th

Level 3 NVQ in Roof Slating and Tiling

Thu 26th - Fri 26th

Wales National Roofing Training Group Unit 3a Gallagher Retail Park Caerphilly CF83 3GX

This 30-day course develops skills and experience working with heritage roofing materials leading to an NVQ Diploma Level 3 qualification, awarded by NOCN Full details...


Mon 30th

Intermediate Stone Carving and Lettering Course

Mon 30th - Wed 1st

Heritage Craft Alliance Ltd, The Training Centre, Thorp Perrow, Bedale, DL8 2PR

The intermediate carving course follows on from our introduction course. Full details...


September 2018

Wed 12th

Timber Frame Repairs Practical Course

Wed 12th - Fri 14th

Little Wenham Hall, Little Wenham, Essex

This three-day course will offer you the opportunity to learn new skills while working on a traditional timber-framed building. Full details...


Wed 19th

Introduction to Lime Pointing

9am - 5pm

Greyfriars Conservation Area, Leicester

On this one day course you will gain an understanding of why we use lime in historic buildings. Full details...



Advanced Brickwork: Cut & Rubbed Brickwork Dressing

Wed 19th - Fri 21st

Chappel Railway Station, Essex

he course is aimed at craftspeople who want to increase their knowledge of cut and rubbed brickwork dressings. Full details...


Fri 21st

Highlands & Islands Traditional Building Forum Annual Conference 2018

8.45am - 4pm

Smithton Church, 1 Murray Rd, Smithton, Inverness IV2 7YU

Traditional Buildings - Materials and Skills is the title of this year's conference Full details...


Mon 24th

Clayfest: The Secret Life of Earth

Mon 24th - Sat 29th

Irish National Heritage Park, Ireland

The conference theme explores the relationships between Earth Building and other materials, construction and design and training, thinking about building bridges through knowledge, skills, research and training. Full details...


Sat 29th

Living with your old building: An introduction for building owners and users

9.30am - 4.30pm

King Richard III Visitor Centre, 4A St Martins, Leicester LE1 5DB

This one-day course is perfect for anybody who wants to learn about how to work with professionals, to understand the legal framework relating to historic buildings, and to gain knowledge of building performance and maintenance. Full details...


October 2018

Mon 1st

Researching & Understanding your Historic House

9am - 5pm

Essex Record Office, Essex

This event takes place at the Essex Record Office and is aimed a house owners, heritage consultants, architects and anyone interested in researching the history and development of historic buildings. Full details...


Wed 3rd

Lime and Conservation Brickwork

Wed 3rd - Fri 5th

Hatfield House, Hertfordshire

A three-day course aimed at providing working bricklayers and those who would like to increase their knowledge in conservation techniques. Full details...


Thu 18th

Introduction to traditional slate roofing

10am - 4pm

Greyfriars Conservation Area, Leicester

Learn the basics of roofing slates in the post and pre industrial style from leading roofing expert Richard Jordan. Full details...


November 2018

Wed 7th

Repair and maintenance of traditional windows

10am - 4pm

King Richard III Visitor Centre, 4A St Martins, Leicester LE1 5DB

If you live in or work on buildings with traditional timber windows this course is for you. Full details...



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