Heritage Skills Training Day

Heritage skills training day

part of the Festival of Architecture Norwich and Norfolk 2019

16/11/2019 - 16/11/2019
Introductory, General Interest, Leisure Learning, Members only
179 Ber Street
St John de Sepulchre Church,
United Kingdom


Event details


Saturday 16 November 2019, 10.00-16.00

We believe that the best way to learn traditional building skills is through hands-on experience. The heritage skills training day offer a unique opportunity to learn from experienced craftspeople and professionals.  


10.00-10.30 - Presentation: lime mortar and traditional materials

10.30-10.45 - Briefing session, tea and biscuits (please bring your own cup)

10.45-13.00  - Hands-on pointing and flintwork*

13.00-14.00 - Lunch (light lunch provided)

14.00-15.30 - Hands-on pointing and flintwork*

15.30-16.00 - Q&A and conclusion

*NB: Please wear appropriate working clothes.


If you do not wish to attend the full day please drop in to talk with us about traditional materials and tecniques! If you require any furhter information please email us at norfolk@spab.org.uk.


The event is organised by Norwich Historic Churches Trust and the SPAB Norfolk regional group as part of the Festival of Architecture Norwich and Norfolk 2019 coordinated and promoted by the Norfolk Association of Architects (NAA), the regional branch of the Royal Instite of British Architects (RIBA). See more from the festival at http://www.norfolkarchitects.org.uk/fann19/


Multiple bookings
As long as there is space on the event, we usually allow you to book for both yourself and a guest. When completing the booking form, you will be asked to select the number of people and put in your own details on the first page, then to put in your second person's details on the next page. The event fee shown on each of these pages is for the individual person - you will be shown the total amount due once you get to the summary page.

About the Norfolk Regional Group
The Norfolk Group is being set up in 2019 to organise events and visits for local members.

Booking Terms & Conditions

Accessibility: please contact the Group Organiser before booking to discuss any special access requirements.

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