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Come along to the Engine Shed this summer to explore our built heritage in a completely new way!
Children and young adults are invited to join our drop in Science of Stone session where they will investigate this traditional material through scientific experiments.
Get creative and make a colourful stained glass window picture.
Paint a colourful design onto your own glass pot to take away.
This seminar explores the use of stone in Scotland from prehistory to the present, with an overview of geology, petrography, mineralogy and material characteristics.
Discussion of traditional stone use in Scotland, from drystone walls to fine ashlar, including vernacular and regional styles, and how various agents of decay affect the material
A discussion of how to assess repair requirements, establish the correct level of intervention and decide the criteria used for specifying alternative types of stone repairs.