Kiln Building Weekend
Can you help?
Get your hands dirty and celebrate the brick and tile making industry in the Clyde and Avon Valley. The CAVLP Heritage team is looking for volunteers interested in getting involved in building and firing a Medieval Tile Kiln.
The Kiln building will take place on Saturday, September 24th and Sunday, September 25th at Chatelherault Country Park at 10:30am - 4:30pm. Our Volunteers will meet in front of the Visitor’s Centre at Chatelherault and proceed to the building site from there. Participants will have the opportunity to try some experimental archaeology and help get ready for a dramatic Fire Night at Chatelherault on the 15th of October.
Volunteers will be given the opportunity to help with the construction of the kiln, preparation of the medieval tiles, and will be given an insider’s experience into a widespread industry of the Middle Ages.
Please feel free to attend both dates, or just one. Booking is essential on the link above in order to plan the day effectively.