Events

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. 

July 2019

Mon 15th

The Prince's Foundation Summer School 2019

Mon 15th - Fri 2nd

London and Scotland

The Prince's Foundation Summer School enables participants to develop their knowledge of traditional architecture, design, building and repair techniques and how these can be applied in the 21st Century. Full details...

 

August 2019

Mon 12th

Stonemasonry for Brick layers

Mon 12th - Fri 16th

Shrewsbury Flaxmill Maltings, Spring Gardens, Shrewsbury SY1 2SZ

This course provides both practical and theoretical training for bricklayers who want to develop skills in traditional stonemasonry. Full details...

 

September 2019

Wed 4th

Lime plasters

9am - 5pm

Weald and Downland Musuem, West Sussex

An introduction to the use of lime plasters and lime mortars for homeowners and professionals working with historic buildings. Full details...

 

Mon 16th

Conservation and Repair of Brick and Flint Masonry

Mon 16th - Thu 19th

West Dean, Chichester, West Sussex, PO18 0QZ.

This course provides a practical understanding of brick and flint, traditional methods of construction using these materials, and fundamental skills required for the conservation and repair of traditional brick and flint masonry. Full details...

 

Tue 17th

Wattle & Daub course

9am - 5pm

Weald and Downland Museum, West Sussex

This courses will include a practical hands-on session, and a lecture on the appraisal and techniques of repair. Full details...

 

 

Clay Plasters One Day Training Course

9am - 5pm

Womersley's Ltd Ravensthorpe Indust Est, Low Mill Lane Ravensthorpe, West Yorkshire, WF13 3LN

This one day course will cover all aspects of clay plaster. Full details...

 

Tue 24th

Understanding Repair & Maintenance of Traditional (Pre-1919) Building

Tue 24th - Wed 25th

ORNC Greenwich

Of interest to the public, historic buildings owners, crafts persons, builders and professionals – the Building Crafts College in conjunction with the Old Royal Naval College is offering 2, two-day courses on Repair & Maintenance of Traditional Buildings. Full details...

 

Mon 30th

Lime mortars for traditional brickwork

9am - 5pm

Weald and Downland Museum, West Sussex

The day will consist of introductory talks followed by practical demonstrations on how to make a decent lime mortar properly, so that a contractors can use it. Full details...

 

October 2019

Thu 3rd

Practical Thatching

9am - 5pm

Welad and Downland Museum, West Sussex

A practical, hands-on course. Full details...

 

November 2019

Thu 14th

Forging ahead: New Perspectives on heritage ironwork

9am - 5pm

Victoria and Albert Museum, London

The NHIG Conference, hosted by the Victoria and Albert Museum, will celebrate historic ironwork in all its glory and inspire a deeper understanding of its care and conservation. Full details...

 

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