Blog: skills

A practical introduction to Lime

* Dress for practical work. Join us at the Heritage Skills Centre and learn why we use lime mortars, the variety that can be used and get to experience creating your own mixes, pointing and a little lime plastering. This course is free to new learners or £18, concessions available. Tea, coffee & biscuits provided.…
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Stone Carving Taster Day

A one session course FREE to new learners from 10:00 am - 4:00 pm on Monday 14 May at the Heritage Skills Centre, Lincoln Castle, Castle Hill, Lincoln LN1 3AA. Join experts from the Heritage Skills Centre and learn how to use a chisel with this taste of stone masonry. This short course offers a…
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Do Something New Louth

Heritage Lincolnshire’s  First  ‘Do Something New’ Event is on its way! Come and meet us at Louth Library on Saturday May 12th. Heritage Lincolnshire volunteers will be there to promote the organisation and encourage the recruitment of new volunteers.  Many of you are members of other local organisations so why not encourage them to come…
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Discover Willow Weaving

      A two session course from 10:00-4:00 on Monday 27th November and continuing on 4th December at the Heritage Skills Centre, Lincoln Castle, Castle Hill, Lincoln LN1 3AA. On this short course you'll learn the core techniques used in willow working as well as the specific skills needed to create your willow object.…
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Upcycling Craft Skills

      Join an experienced tutor at the Heritage Skills Centre, Lincoln Castle learning how to upcycle. Discover the variety of upcycling craft skills in these sessions. You'll make projects like a coat hook or hanging vase, a useful piece, then several small pieces using up everyday materials such as flower pins made from…
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Book Binding Taster Course

A FREE one session course from 12:00pm-4:00pm on Wednesday 18th January at the Heritage Skill Centre, Lincoln Castle, Castle Hill, Lincoln LN1 3AA. NOW FULLY BOOKED More information to follow. All materials will be provided. Tea, coffee & cake provided. Booking is essential. For an enrolment form please email htladmin@heritagelincolnshire.org or telephone 01529 461499. The cost of this…
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Get hands-on with our new courses!

We are pleased to announce our new programme of lifelong learning courses for 2015/16. This year Heritage Lincolnshire will be working in partnership with the Heritage Skills Centre in Lincoln to deliver a range of new courses where people will be able to try their hand at traditional skills such as spinning wool, using lime mortar, and stone masonry. The purpose built centre in the…
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