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Book now for our 2018 courses

By 23 January 2018January 24th, 2021No Comments
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Our 2018 course programme is now available to book online – hurry, as some courses have already sold out!

Gift certificates and gift vouchers are also available to buy – call us on 01243 811021 to find out more.

Courses in traditional rural trades and crafts

Courses in traditional rural trades and crafts are inspired by the Museum’s collections, landscape and activities, and aim to keep the traditional skills and crafts of the region alive — as well as bringing them up to date with some new twists. With courses ranging from bee keeping to dairying, coppice management to stone carving, there is something for everyone.

Visit our courses page and click on the subject areas on the left to browse the full programme.

There are a whole range of exciting new courses for 2018 including:

  • Willow Platters
  • Celtic Herbs
  • Cider Making
  • Victorian Patchwork
  • Garden History

Download our Traditional Rural Trades and Crafts brochure (PDF).

Courses in historic building conservation

Our historic building conservation courses are aimed at craftspeople, architects, surveyors, conservation officers and owners of historic homes who are interested in carrying out or specifying repairs. Participants on all courses receive CPD certificates.

We are responsive to the needs of the building conservation industry and will set up bespoke courses for small groups on request. IHBC members receive a 10% discount on course bookings — please quote your membership number on your booking form.

Please click on the links on the left to explore the course programme.

New courses for 2018 include:

  • The Arts & Crafts Movement and Its Influence On Design And Preservation
  • Symbolism And Meaning In Medieval And Early Modern Buildings
  • Understanding Vernacular Buildings and Introduction to Woodworking Hand Tools

Download our Historic Building Conservation courses brochure (PDF).

Save the date

Save the date: our annual building conservation conference will take place on Tuesday, 11 September 2018.

Book online

All our 2018 courses are available to book online. If you would like to receive the brochure in the post, or be added to our email mailing list, please email courses@wealddown.co.uk or call us on 01243 811021.

You can also receive courses news by email – sign up to our newsletter at the bottom of our Courses pages.