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Careers Month: Have you ever wondered what stonemasons really do? Join us to find out more about their role in looking after sites like our castles and monuments.
Skills and Thrills - Fired Earth Week: Learn all about fired earth and use our mini bricks and mortar to construct a scale model of the Engine Shed, or build your own creation!
Skills and Thrills - Stone Week: Try your hand at the traditional craft of stonemasonry, and carve your own masterpiece – in soap!
Skills and Thrills - Timber Week: Join us for our timber engineering challenge! Will you engineer the tallest tower or the strongest bridge?
Skills and Thrills - Earth Week: Investigate how earth and clay have been used in our traditional buildings. Be prepared to get messy!
A one-day seminar discussing the use of hot mixed lime mortars in traditional buildings.
Come along and meet the Master Mason – the man who makes our buildings look magnificent.
Join us for demonstrations of blacksmithing, casting and other metalcrafts.
A one-day seminar on how to care for metal elements in traditional buildings, including materials identification and condition assessment.
A one-day seminar with key players in the sector to discuss the challenges faced when looking after historic graveyards.