25/10: Heritage Skills Training Day

16/11: Heritage Skills Training Day

Saturday 16th November 2019 – 10.00 – 16.00 – new date confirmed.

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. 

Join us for a training session and get up close to a live historic building conservation and restoration project on St. John De Sepulchre Church, Norwich. 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 techniques! If you require any further information please email us at norfolk@spab.org.uk.


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 (sandwiches and snacks provided)
14.00-15.30 – Hands-on pointing and flintwork*
15.30-16.00 – Q&A and conclusion

*NB: Please wear appropriate working clothes.

Event information:

Date / time: 26th October 2019. Morning session at 10am
Venue: St. John De Sepulchre Church, 179 Ber St, Norwich, NR1 3HB
Contact: Domenico D’Alessandro SPAB Norfolk Hon. Secretary – spabnorfolk@gmail.com
Booking: https://www.spab.org.uk/whats-on/events/heritage-skills-training-day