Date: Friday 17 August 2018
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Location: SPAB, An Cabhail Mhór, Killinaboy, Clare
Cost: Adult: €40 Concession: €25
Interested in Ireland’s Built Heritage? Come to the SPAB Working Party, a chance to take part in conservation-in-action with a friendly group of built heritage enthusiasts
The Working Party is a chance to get hands-on and have a go at conservation practices for historic masonry buildings, working alongside a community of like-minded people during the day and enjoying the festivities together in the evenings.
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Where and when is it taking place? This year’s Working Party is taking place at An Cabhail Mhór, a 16th century plantation fort ruin in Killinaboy, Co. Clare from 17-19 August.
Participants can come for one day or stay the whole weekend, with free camping available on site. Friday and Saturday will be practical workshops where participants can learn hands-on skills like hot mixed lime preparation and usage for re-pointing and structural repairs, as well as maintenance and alternative wall capping techniques. There will be a public open day on Sunday 19th August, with interactive demonstrations from traditional craftspeople and talks from local history groups.
On Friday evening there’ll be a bus tour of local heritage sites and dinner in a local restaurant locally (dinner not included in costs below).
On Saturday evening there’ll be a BBQ, music and storytelling on site.
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Access & Parking: Not suitable for Children under 12 Wheelchair Access (Partial) Car Parking Available
Structured CPD points available