In 2021 we hope to be able to offer courses. They are aimed at home owners, surveyors, architects and tradesmen. The courses will be run by Duncan Berry and Callum Jackson. Duncan who has been building with flint for nearly thirty years and worked on many prestigious projects. He owns Berry Stonework in Lavant. Callum who has been with us since college and is turning into a fine tradesman and producing some outstanding work.
✼ Introduction to Lime Mortars
1/2 day course on different types of lime mortar for stone and brickwork.
✼ Flintwork Practical Course
2 day course covering knapping and laying with award winning flint layers, looking at mortars and different styles of flintwork.
Day 1: an introduction to flintwork and vernacular styles.
Day 2: selecting and preparing flint for a practical piece. There will be a chance to create two sample panels in different styles.
✼ Introduction to Flint Knapping
Offering an insight into selection of flints and a practical element to produce knapped flints.
✼ Traditional Lime Plastering
Details to follow.