Ellensbrook Heritage Conservation Workshops

Led by Keith McAllister, Applied Building Conservation Training (Aust) Group, with conservation architects from the National Trust of Western Australia, this five and a half day training course is aimed at introducing and developing the knowledge of traditional crafts.

The course is suitable for a range of community members including heritage professionals and those working, or looking to work, in the construction industry. No previous skills are necessary.

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Salt damp remediation
Lime technology- crack injection and lime grouting
Repointing techniques
Manufacturing traditional lime mortars (quick lime mortars made from local materials on site subject to weather conditions)
Stone masonry & lime washing
Heritage painting
Timber conservation
Traditional roofing techniques

All training is to be held on site at Ellensbrook, Margaret River. This project contributes to conservation, interpretation and education works funded by Lotterywest. You will need to provide your own accommodation and transport and be available for the full 6 days of training. Participants will receive a certificate on completion.

Training director, Keith McAllister, has three decades of experience in stone conservation and restoration commencing work as a stonemason in the UK and developing the HSR and ABCT (Aust) Groups in Australia. Keith is an advocate for training traditional conservation skills.

 

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Cost

Participant fee:  FREE

Cost includes morning tea, light lunch and afternoon tea

Dates

Two 6 day programs will be running in 2017

Sunday 14th May 2pm-Friday 19th May FULL

Sunday 21st May 2pm- Friday 26th May Places still available

Location

Ellensbrook, Margaret River

Bookings

Essential by 30th March

Places are limited

rsvp@ntwa.com.au

(08) 9321 6088

Enquiries

Caroline Stokes

caroline.stokes@ntwa.com.au

Address:

Ellen Brook Road
Margaret River 6285 WA

Open:

Thursday - Saturday, 10am to 4pm
Open Saturday - Monday Easter Long Weekend

Closed:

Thursday 13 April
Friday 14 April (Good Friday)

Phone:
(08) 9755 5173
Entry Fees:

Adult $4, Child/Concession $2, Group Bookings (10+) $2/pp, Family $10, National Trust Members Free

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