Hot-Mixed Lime Mortars, Weald & Downland Museum

Tuesday 14 March 2017

A one-day hot-mixed lime mortar seminar and workshop, hosted by Weald & Downland Living Museum, near Chichester, West Sussex, to be held on Tuesday 14 March.

This event is suitable for contractors, professionals and their clients who have an interest in the appropriate repair and conservation of traditional buildings and structures. The day will consist of a combination of talks and practical demonstrations, delivered by a diverse team of craftspeople and consultants, sharing their knowledge and experience.

Speakers & Tutors include Nigel Copsey, stonemason & building conservator; Alison Henry, Historic England; David Wiggins, structural engineer, Curtins; Nick Durnan, stone conservator; Richard Jordan, master roofer; Gerard Lynch, master brick mason; Bill Revie, building materials scientist; and Craig Frew, Historic Buildings Consultant. Practical support is provided by Chalk Down Lime.

Click for the programme or for more information in the flyer.

The cost (including lunch and materials) is £90 for BLF and IHBC members or £100 for non-members. Click for the booking form.

The Building Limes Forum and the Institute for Historic Building Conservation can offer a number of free or reduced price places for those who would otherwise find attendance financially difficult. Please email a note of your circumstances and, if possible, the name of somebody to vouch for you to the BLF Administrator. You may be eligible to claim a grant from the CITB to attend this course: check out the CITB website

This event has been made possible with sponsorship from Historic England. The BLF also acknowledges support from the Institute of Historic Building Conservation (IHBC).