Skills and Thrills

Join us at The Engine Shed throughout the summer holidays for workshops relating to traditional building skills and materials.

Skills and Thrills

About Skills and Thrills

2nd Jul 2018 to 18th Aug 2018
1pm - 3.30pm each day
The Engine Shed
NA Forthside Way, Stirling FK8 2BY
This is a free event
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Join us throughout the summer holidays for workshops relating to traditional building skills and materials.

Our programme changes each week, check our website for the most up to date information and how to take part.

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Skills and Thrills are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

Other Events at The Engine Shed

Exhibition: Talking Shops

Exhibition: Talking Shops

26th February 2018 - 22nd June 2018
Come along to the Engine Shed's new exhibition 'Talking Shops' exploring traditional shop fronts in all their glory!
Earth and Vernacular Buildings

Earth and Vernacular Buildings

24th May 2018
This one day seminar at The Engine Shed will explore the local materials and skills used to make Scotland's historic rural houses.
Earth Building at the Engine Shed

Earth Building at the Engine Shed

25th May 2018 - 26th May 2018
Come along to a weekend of fun earth building and other vernacular traditions at The Engine Shed on 25th and 26th May!
Careers Fair

Careers Fair

8th June 2018 - 9th June 2018
Interested in a career in conservation, heritage or traditional crafts? Come along to speak to HES staff and find out how to take the first steps to a new career.
Technical Conservation Summer School at The Engine Shed

Technical Conservation Summer School at The Engine Shed

11th June 2018 - 15th June 2018
This week-long course provides a complete introduction to the principles of conservation and traditional building materials and skills.
Heavy Metal at the Engine Shed

Heavy Metal at the Engine Shed

28th September 2018 - 29th September 2018
Join us at the Engine Shed for demonstrations of blacksmithing, casting and other metalcrafts on 28th & 29th September.
Digifest!

Digifest!

8th October 2018 - 20th October 2018
The Engine Shed is running it's first digital festival highlighting the latest recording techniques for documenting our historic buildings.

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Bring language to life and really inspire our little learners with Kidslingo French and Spanish classes at Bridge of Allan Parish Church.
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Scotland’s National Hero
23rd May 2018
The National Wallace Monument, Stirling
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The National Wallace Monument, Stirling
Be transported back to one of the most dramatic periods in Scottish History as you listen to costumed actors performing Tales from the Battlefield.
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The National Wallace Monument, Stirling
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