Kiln Building Weekend

Experimental Archaeology

Filed under Event

Get Involved!


Saturday 08 October 2016 11:00am until Sunday 09 October 2016 4:00pm


Get tickets from:

Event's Address:

Chatelherault Country Park Carlisle Road, Ferniegair, Hamilton ML3 7UE The archery field is to the south-east of the play park, on the opposite side of the parking area from the visitor's centre.

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, October 8th and Sunday, October  9th at Chatelherault Country Park at 10:30am. Our Volunteers will meet in front of the Visitor’s Centre at Chatelherault and proceed to the building site from there. Participants may also meet us in the Archery Field at Chatelherault Country Park, which is the large open field just south-east of the Chatelherault play park. 

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.  No prior experience necessary! 

Please feel free to attend both dates, or just one. A pair of wellies and clothes you don't mind getting muddy are essential! This event is suitable and encouraged for children.

Please contact the CAVLP Heritage team at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or at 01555 661 555 for further information.

Area Guide

Organised by:

Related Events

You Might Also Like...

Volunteers Sought to Build Medieval Tile Kiln

Volunteers Sought to Build Medieval Tile Kiln

Volunteers are being sought to help build a Medieval Tile Kiln at Chatelherault Country Park this Autumn

This website uses cookies to manage authentication, navigation, and other functions.

By using our website, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device. Learn more about our privacy Policy. Learn more

I understand

At the Clyde and Avon Valley Landscape Partnership (CAVLP) we are committed to safeguarding your privacy and maintaining the security of your personal information. The purpose of this Privacy Statement is to explain to you what personal information we collect and how we may use it.

We will not sell your data, share it with other third parties without your permission and we promise to keep it safe and secure.

Read more about our Privacy Policy