Practical flint walling

Practical Flint Walling

The Course

A two-day practical course covering:

  • Preparation of flints for laying, knapping and setting out.
  • Advice on tools and lime mortars.
  • Practical flint work in different styles including galletting.

Day 1: 9am–4.30pm
Day 2: 9am–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. Students are asked to wear warm working clothes and safety boots, and 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

£250 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 23–24 November 2022






Brick, Flint & Lime