€30 – €100

Set in Stone: Traditional Stone Workshop

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Bessborough Centre

Bessboro Road

Cork

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SET IN STONE TWO DAY WORKSHOP ON TRADITIONAL STONEWORK IN CORK CITY Date Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th of April

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The city of Cork is renowned for its magnificent built heritage. However there is little information on the wealth of skills, artistry and tradition that created these buildings. This workshop will demonstrate and celebrate the rich heritage of stone mason skills in Cork City in an interactive and practical manner. It will also give advice on the care and maintenance of these important elements of the fabric of Cork City's built heritage

The workshop will run by trainers Christian Helling, Julia Gebel, Ken Curran and in association with experts in their field Carl Kennedy, Jim Fahy, Mathew Maw, Victor Franchet and Daniel Henkel. These trainers all have expertise in traditional stonework in Cork city, local sources for stone and quarries, work fashions and styles and stone conservation techniques

Practical demonstration on topics covering lime and hot lime mortar, architectural stone carving, letter cutting, dry stone walling, pebble mosaic, stone repair and maintenance, installation of cut stone elements and an opportunity to work on a limestone arch construction.

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