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

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

Duration: 1 day (10am - 4pm )

Price: £120

Run by: Amy
at Lincoln Castle

01522 552434

Lincoln Castle
Castle Square
Lincoln
Lincolnshire
LN1 3AA

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About the Course

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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If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

All tools and materials are provided. Refreshments are available.



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