A Journey Through Scotland's Past: This Age
Thursday 14 December 2017
We invite you to join our skilled professionals as they present a series of lectures at Longmore House.
Engine Shed Christmas: Decorations with a Difference
Saturday 9 December 2017 to Saturday 16 December 2017
Combine modern technology and traditional materials to make some Christmas decorations with a difference.
WEEKEND ANTICS: Sketching the Engine Shed
Saturday 6 January 2018
Join us at The Engine Shed to learn a new skill in the New Year with Mark Kirkham, The Edinburgh Sketcher.
Scottish Brickwork and Fired Earth Traditions
Monday 8 January 2018
The contribution of brick, terracotta faience and other fired earth products to Scotland's historic environment.
Traditions of Wrought Iron
Tuesday 9 January 2018
An examination of the fundamental properties and physical characteristics of iron as used in wrought form in early Scottish buildings.
The Scottish Iron Industry
Tuesday 16 January 2018
The development of the Scottish cast iron industry and how the material revolutionised the building trade in the 19th century.
Understanding Building Conservation
Wednesday 17 January 2018 to Thursday 18 January 2018
A two day course by the CIOB Academy, hosted at the Engine Shed, looking at building conservation for buildings and historic monuments.
Slate Roofs of Scotland
Thursday 18 January 2018
A discussion of the origins of Scottish slate roofing from the 16th century to the present, with an emphasis on the material’s sources, characteristics and working practices.