Practical flint walling

Practical Flint Walling – Sold Out

This course is fully booked.  Please email courses@wealddown.co.uk or call 01243 811021 if you wish to be added to the waiting list.

The Course

A two-day practical course covering the different aspects of flint walling including:

  • The preparation of flints for laying, knapping and setting out
  • Advice on which tools and lime mortars to use and where
  • Practical flint work activities in different styles including galletting.

The first day runs from 9am until 4.30pm. The second day runs from 9am until 1pm.

The Tutors

Mark Middleton and Phil Francis of Berry-Middleton Ltd are experienced in many aspects of flint work, and have worked on many local projects.

Participant Information

Places are limited to 12 participants. Please wear warm working clothes and safety boots. You will also need to bring gloves, protective goggles, a gauging trowel, and a small tool (sometimes called a leaf trowel or leaf and square trowel). All these items can be found at good builders merchants.

Fee & Refreshments

£270 per person, to include tuition, tea and coffees, and lunch. Please tell the Museum in advance if you have any dietary requirements.

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Wed–Thu 13–14 November 2024






Brick, Flint & Lime