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Edinburgh Traditional Building Skills Demonstration

May 22, 2017 at 10:00 am - May 23, 2017 at 3:00 pm


STBF will be holding a traditional building skills demonstration in St Andrews Square Gardens on 23 & 23 May.


The event will feature demonstrations by local apprentices of their traditional building skills with school children, and their teachers, coming to have a go after a mini-masterclass from the apprentices and lecturers from Edinburgh College.

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Developing the Young Workforce has liaised with schools across the area to identify potential tradesperson of the next generation. It is hoped that this traditional building skills demonstration will give the school children insight to the construction industry and help them make the first step to it being their career of choice.


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There will also be traditional building experts there to help homeowners on how to repair and maintain their traditionally built homes. With 68% of Scotland’s traditional homes being deemed and not wind and watertight, there is a real need to help homeowners to look after their homes.






May 22, 2017 at 10:00 am
May 23, 2017 at 3:00 pm


St Andrews Square Gardens
Edinburgh, + Google Map