Heritage Skills Centre at Buscot and Coleshill Estates

Across the UK traditional building skills and rural crafts are in decline. The increasing skills shortage within the conservation sector means that knowledge is being lost, putting our heritage structures at risk. Our Heritage Skills Programme based at Home Farm in Coleshill is a hub for education and knowledge-sharing.

Tom Ball carving into clay models of the busts
Homel Farm buildings at Coleshill, Oxfordshire

What is the Heritage Skills Centre? 

Our aim is to retain and develop conservation skills knowledge and expertise for the future. Through knowledge sharing we want to help others to protect and conserve their heritage assets and the natural environment around them.

Conservation projects

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