Introduction to Lime Plastering

Starts: Monday, 4th June 2018 - 9.30am

Ends: Monday, 4th June 2018 - 4.30pm

Location: Central Baptist Church, Charles Street, Leicester, LE1 1LA

About this event

About this training If you live in or work on traditional buildings, this course if for you. Philip Gaches, a leading specialist with over 20 years of experience in training on lime plastering, will guide participants through the theory and practical aspects of the work. There will be three practical sessions on preparing the background, applying plaster and finishing it, with delegates having the opportunity to apply a small area of each coat. What you need to bring Tools and personal protective equipment will be provided. Please wear work clothes that you do not mind getting dirty or damaged, and sturdy shoes, preferably hard toe capped where possible. Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

How to book

For more information and to book,  visit leicester.gov.uk/thi,  or email [email protected]  or telephone 0116 454 3034. Subsidised price of £40.

 

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