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Rock to roof: slate as a roofing material at Lincoln Castle

Rock to roof: slate as a roofing material at Lincoln Castle

Lincoln Castle
Castle Square

Course Length: 1 day (10am - 4pm )

Price: £120

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Course Start Dates
Friday 3rd November 2017


Traditional slate roofing course at the Heritage Skills Centre at Lincoln Castle.

Discover the skill of slate roofing!

Gain a greater understanding of Slate and how it is used in traditional roofing on this one day course. Over the day you will gain an understanding of the history and working techniques of slate before having the opportunity to have a go at cutting slate and attaching it to a roofing rig yourself. You will then be able to take your slate home with you.

This course is suitable for beginners age 16 +. Please wear work clothes that you do not mind getting dirty/damaged and sturdy shoes, preferably hard toe capped where possible.

The Heritage Skills Centre at Lincoln Castle has been offering hands on experience and training since 2013. See our website to browse the wide range of taster days, short courses and demonstrations in craft, conservation and traditional building skills.

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What's included in the price?

All tools and materials are provided. Refreshments are available.

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