Workshops & Events

Georgian Brickwork

Georgian Brickwork offers a wide programme of workshops and events in partnership with Heritage Brickwork Training Ltd. The aim is to share knowledge, skills and information to keep heritage bricklaying skills alive.

The programme is based in the Craft Workshop area of The Historic Dockyard, Chatham and includes informative short talks, demonstrations, walkabouts, lectures, and professional development sessions.

Check out the calendar of events and workshops then reserve your space. It’s easy to book online!

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Traditional Tuck Pointing (GBB2)

Unit 6 Craft Workshops, The Historic Dockyard Chatham Unit 6 Heritage Brickwork Training Ltd Craft Workshops, Chatham, Kent

About this course: This four-day professional development workshop is suitable for experienced heritage bricklayers with an interest in developing their knowledge and skill in traditional craft of tuck pointing.  The sessions will cover making a Frenchman Tool, the methods and materials for colour washing the brickwork, applying the stopping, and creating finish with the putty […]

Get Tickets £1,680.00 2 tickets left

Gauged Brick Arches (GB3)

Unit 6 Craft Workshops, The Historic Dockyard Chatham Unit 6 Heritage Brickwork Training Ltd Craft Workshops, Chatham, Kent

About this course: This three hour workshop course is suitable for anyone with an interest in finding out more about traditional gauged brick arches.  Topics include the geometry of an arch, techniques for cutting bricks, and an examination of different types of arch in the locality.  There will be demonstrations of drawing an arch, cutting […]

Get Tickets £50.00 4 tickets left

Historic Homes – Built to Last!

Unit 6 Craft Workshops, The Historic Dockyard Chatham Unit 6 Heritage Brickwork Training Ltd Craft Workshops, Chatham, Kent

About this course: This three hour workshop explores some of the common issues affecting historic brickwork that homeowners may need to address when maintaining and repairing their properties. Includes discussion, demonstrations and examination of brickwork buildings at The Historic Dockyard, Chatham About the tutor: Charles Reilly is a highly experienced craftsman with a passion for […]

Get Tickets £50.00 8 tickets left

Understanding Lime Mortar (GB1)

Unit 6 Craft Workshops, The Historic Dockyard Chatham Unit 6 Heritage Brickwork Training Ltd Craft Workshops, Chatham, Kent

About this course: This three hour workshop session is suitable for anyone with an interest in finding out more about Lime Mortar. The aim of the course is to inform your knowledge and understanding of lime mortar, and the difference between using lime and cement when building or repairing brick buildings. The session will cover […]

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Understanding & Using Lime Mortar (GBB1)

Unit 6 Craft Workshops, The Historic Dockyard Chatham Unit 6 Heritage Brickwork Training Ltd Craft Workshops, Chatham, Kent

About this course This one-day professional development course is suitable for bricklayers working within the heritage and construction industry. The aim of the course is to inform your knowledge, and understanding of the materials and tools, and improve your skill and practical techniques in using lime mortar. The session will cover the Lime Cycle, choosing […]

Get Tickets £300.00 2 tickets left

Built to Deceive: English Brickwork in the Restoration & Georgian Eras.

Unit 6 Craft Workshops, The Historic Dockyard Chatham Unit 6 Heritage Brickwork Training Ltd Craft Workshops, Chatham, Kent

A collaboration between Georgian Brickwork and Terrence Lee Conservation, this one-day seminar examines the development and success of brickwork between 1660 and the end of the Georgian period in 1830. By adopting a single philosophical approach, domestic buildings of all sizes reached levels of standardisation hitherto unknown and never again attained.  Yet for some, position […]

Get Tickets £100.00 – £120.00 10 tickets left

Traditional Tuck Pointing GB2

Unit 6 Craft Workshops, The Historic Dockyard Chatham Unit 6 Heritage Brickwork Training Ltd Craft Workshops, Chatham, Kent

About this course This three hour information session is suitable for anyone with an interest in the traditional craft of tuck pointing.  The session will focus on tuck pointing in historic buildings and will include a walk to examine examples at The Historic Dockyard, Chatham as well as a demonstration of the process. 9.45am: Registration […]

Get Tickets £50.00 5 tickets left

Traditional Tuck Pointing (GBB2)

Unit 6 Craft Workshops, The Historic Dockyard Chatham Unit 6 Heritage Brickwork Training Ltd Craft Workshops, Chatham, Kent

About this course: This four-day professional development workshop is suitable for experienced heritage bricklayers with an interest in developing their knowledge and skill in traditional craft of tuck pointing.  The sessions will cover making a Frenchman Tool, the methods and materials for colour washing the brickwork, applying the stopping, and creating finish with the putty […]

Get Tickets £1,680.00 2 tickets left

Gauged Brickwork Arches (GBB3)

Unit 6 Craft Workshops, The Historic Dockyard Chatham Unit 6 Heritage Brickwork Training Ltd Craft Workshops, Chatham, Kent

About this course: This four-day workshop is suitable for experienced bricklayers with an interest in finding out more about the traditional method of creating a gauged arch.  Topics include the geometry of an arch, drawing and creating an arch template, techniques for cutting bricks, and different mortar mixes.  There will be practical opportunities to practice […]

Get Tickets £1,680.00 1 ticket left

Gauged Brickwork Arches (GBB3)

Unit 6 Craft Workshops, The Historic Dockyard Chatham Unit 6 Heritage Brickwork Training Ltd Craft Workshops, Chatham, Kent

About this course: This four-day workshop is suitable for experienced bricklayers with an interest in finding out more about the traditional method of creating a gauged arch.  Topics include the geometry of an arch, drawing and creating an arch template, techniques for cutting bricks, and different mortar mixes.  There will be practical opportunities to practice […]

Get Tickets £1,680.00 2 tickets left

Traditional Tuck Pointing (GBB2)

Unit 6 Craft Workshops, The Historic Dockyard Chatham Unit 6 Heritage Brickwork Training Ltd Craft Workshops, Chatham, Kent

About this course: This four-day professional development workshop is suitable for experienced heritage bricklayers with an interest in developing their knowledge and skill in traditional craft of tuck pointing.  The sessions will cover making a Frenchman Tool, the methods and materials for colour washing the brickwork, applying the stopping, and creating finish with the putty […]

Get Tickets £1,680.00 2 tickets left

New workshops and events are added through out the year so check back regularly!