The Irish Georgian Society and Kildare County Council in association with the Office of Public Works presents the Traditional Building and Conservation Skills in Action Exhibition at Castletown House.
Saturday 26th and Sunday 27th June 10am – 5pm
The exhibition and associated demonstrations and lectures will take place within the environs of Castletown House. Guided tours of Castletown House will be available (usual admission charges will apply).
By kind permission of the Irish Landmark Trust, the newly restored Batty Langley Lodge and Castletown Gate House will be open for visits.
Don’t miss the opportunity to see; Thatching, Stone cutting, Restoration of timber sash windows, Traditional Ironwork restoration, Traditional slate dressing, Decorative plasterwork conservation, Use of lime-based mortars and renders, Building of traditional stone walls, Mud walling, Traditional wallpaper making, Historic paint effects, Pole lath turning and Furniture restoration.
Visit conservation stands by: Building Limes Forum Ireland, Irish Antique Dealer’s Association, Irish Georgian Society, Kildare County Council and The Heritage Council. More information available here