South Dublin County Council and the Irish Georgian Society, in association with the Office of Public Works present the Period Buildings Show 2013 which will take place in the beautiful grounds of Rathfarnham Castle on Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th July.
This is a weekend of traditional building skills demonstrations and conservation talks – Rathfarnham Castle will become a one-stop destination for owners in need of accurate, impartial and free advice on caring and repairing for their period buildings. Attendance will greatly benefit owners of all periods and types of buildings from Edwardian artisan dwellings to substantial red brick Victorian terraces and fine Georgian country houses.
Ireland’s leading conservation practitioners will demonstrate sash window repairs; stained glass and fanlight conservation, stone carving, dry stonewall construction, use of lime based mortars, decorative plasterwork conservation, ironwork, slate roofing, traditional wallpaper making, and many other traditional building skills essential for the care and repair of period buildings.
All are welcome, there is no booking necessary and this is a family friendly event.
A brochure with the full details of the event can be downloaded here.