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Lincoln Castle
Lincoln, Lincolnshire LN1 3AA United Kingdom

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January 2018

How to care for your historic home.

31 January at 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Heritage Skills Centre, Lincoln Castle
Lincoln, Lincolnshire LN1 3AA United Kingdom
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Was your home built before 1919? Do you help to look after an historic building? Join Heritage Lincolnshire’s Heritage at Risk Solutions Officer, Kathryn Banfield, and learn how to care and maintain your historic home. You will discover: what an 'historic' building is and how they work how designations such as listing or conservation areas may effect your home and work that you would like to carry out what issues can arise with historic buildings and how to go about…

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March 2018

Discover Spinning Wool

24 March at 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Heritage Skills Centre, Lincoln Castle
Lincoln, Lincolnshire LN1 3AA United Kingdom
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Come and learn how to spin wool on this one day course at the Heritage Skills Centre within Lincoln Castle. Spinning is one of the oldest crafts and remains relevant today as a satisfying way to create individual and unique yarns for knitting, crochet and weaving. During the course of the day this course will introduce you to the preparation of fleece and the basics of spinning. This course is free to new learners or £18, concessions available. Tea, coffee…

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May 2018

Stone Carving Taster Day

14 May at 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Heritage Skills Centre, Lincoln Castle
Lincoln, Lincolnshire LN1 3AA United Kingdom
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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 simple introduction to the philosophy and techniques of stone masonry using low relief carving. Learners will be taken through the process of making a simple…

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June 2018

Conserving Historic Stonework

20 June at 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Heritage Skills Centre, Lincoln Castle
Lincoln, Lincolnshire LN1 3AA United Kingdom
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Join Kelly Appleton, Buildings Conservation Officer at Heritage Lincolnshire to find out what causes historic stonework to decay and what we can do to prevent it. This course will provide an introduction to how and why historic stone buildings and monuments deteriorate, as well as discuss the methods that can be used to diagnose the causes of decay. You will also find out what steps can be taken to prevent or resolve stone deterioration, in order to help secure the…

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