We are now beginning to see a renewed interest in hot limes, but further testing and curing of these mortars is necessary in order that we can fully understand their complexity. Hopefully this will lead to an improvement in the skill of using and preparing such mortars
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FREE open day, where you could have had a go at a range of traditional skills and speak to craftsmen Brendan Teasdale and Nick Graham undertaking work in the Walled Garden developments.
Those who took part in workshops were advised to wear appropriate clothing and footwear, preferably steel toe cap boots. Suitable for the whole family - no was experience required.
The event was organised in partnership with Auckland Castle Trust.Find out more View gallery
The Skills Festival took place within our beautiful surroundings at Thorp Perrow Arboretum where our Yorkshire Office is based. Conservation enthusiasts were given the opportunity to experience:
Thank you to everyone who came along to see us, despite the wet weather
Thank you to all who joined us at meet the stone mason event on Father’s day 21st June. The event was a great success and we were delighted about the huge amount of interest.
"It was a pleasure meeting so many conservation enthusiasts"