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Lime Mortar Traditional Skills Days: Construction and Re-pointing
« Reply #1 on: October 13, 2017, 05:41:56 AM »
Lime Mortar Traditional Skills Day: Construction and Re-pointing

Date 1: Friday 13th October 2017 (9.30am-3pm) EVENT LINK

Date 2: Saturday 14th October (9.30am-3pm) EVENT LINK


Take part in free expert-led training.

Learn about the traditional skills and enjoy practical hands-on session on lime pointing materials.

The 1 day workshop will include an introduction to lime and its use in buildings from the Roman era to the present day and its use in the historic building of Mellor Mill.

There will be opportunities to mix hot lime mortars and point as much wall as possible with your new found skills.

Revealing Oldknow’s Legacy has entered the consolidation phase. As part of this there are miles of stone and brick work which needs to be lime pointed to help ensure the future of the archaeology site. Join us in getting the site ready for its official public opening early 2018!

·       Adults Only 16 years +
·       Sensible footwear required
·       Outdoor and waterproof clothing required
·       All other safety equipment provided

Refreshments and lunch included. Please let us know of any dietary requirements.

Places are limited on the Lime Mortar Heritage Skills Day so please pre-book your FREE place as soon as possible if you would like to attend. If you book a place but then need to cancel please let us know as soon as possible by emailing natasha.lolljee@canalrivertrust.org.uk so we can offer your place to someone on the waiting list.