Practical Lime Skills for Homeowners 1 Day Course

Join us for our first Practical Lime Skills for Homeowners course.

  • Booking essential

Throughout the day conservation topics and skills are explained simply and for each subject there are practical demonstrations, then participants are encouraged to have a go themselves, with guidance at hand. The course covers the following:

Selecting and mixing appropriate lime mortars & plasters

The identification of inappropriate cement mortars & removal techniques

Practical lime pointing of stone and brickwork

Please see the course programme for a comprehensive programme of the day

Prices

Event ticket prices
  • Adult £140.00

The basics

Booking details
Call 01793 762209
Suitability
Unfortunately dogs are not welcome at this event.
Meeting point
Coleshill Estate office Bothy
Other
Our approach is fun and we aim to create a relaxed environment where you will enjoy learning. We encourage you to bring photographs of projects and samples of mortars and plasters for discussion during in the breaks. Course numbers are limited to ensure individual attention by two course leaders. All tools, materials and personal protective equipment are provided but please bring protective outdoor clothing and footwear. Fee: The course is £140.00 inc. VAT. Duration: 8.45 am - 4.30pm For the full programme and more information please email Rachel.coltman@nationaltrust.org.uk

Times

Event opening times and availability
Day Times Availability
3 October 2018 08:45 - 16:30 Available
6 October 2018 08:45 - 16:30 Available

Contact Info

Name
Rachel Coltman
Email
rachel.coltman@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 01793 762209

Upcoming events

Practical Lime Skills for Homeowners 1 Day Course

Wed 03 Oct 2018
08:45-16:30
Join us for our first Practical Lime Skills for Homeowners course.

Coleshill Woodlands Walk

Wed 03 Oct 2018
13:00-15:00
Join our Ranger for an afternoons walk through areas of woodland around Coleshill currently not open to visitors and discover the delights of Autumn.

Second World War Walk 2018

Sat 06 Oct 2018
14:00-16:00
Discover Coleshill's hidden Second World War history on this informative walk through village, woods and parkland at the home of the British Resistance.

Second World War Operational Base Open Afternoon 2018

Sun 14 Oct 2018
14:00-17:00
Descend into darkness and imagine life as a sabateur exploring our secret underground replica bunker on this family-friendly open afternoon. Coleshill Mill will also be open so why not pay a visit and see flour being made? (Dependent on water level)

Coleshill Mill Open Afternoons 2018

Sun 14 Oct 2018
14:00-17:00
Ever wondered how grain is turned into flour? Visit our restored mill at Coleshill and find out more... you can also explore our replica Second World War Operational Base which will be open this afternoon.

Coleshill Second World War Walk November 2018

Sun 11 Nov 2018
14:00-16:00
Discover Coleshill's hidden Second World War history on this informative walk through village, woods and parkland at the home of the British Resistance.