Southwell Minster Heritage Crafts Day


A unique one day event at Southwell Minster will offer visitors a rare chance to marvel at the work of a wide range of skilled specialists in building conservation.

With stalls in the Crossing and live demonstrations on the south side of the Minster, the Heritage Crafts Fair will include ironwork, stonemasonry, brickwork restoration, stained glasswork, lead roofing, signwriting, timber and plaster conservation, calligraphy, bookbinding, church textiles and possibly the work of a bell foundry.

Sponsored by the Nottinghamshire Building Preservation Trust, and generously supported by Carl Edwards of the CEL Group and by Woodhead Heritage, the event has attracted exhibitors who work to preserve all types of historic building, from the most modest of pinfold to the grandeur of the Minster itself. All share a passion for traditional craftsmanship and the use of authentic materials. Building owners, contractors and the general public will find much to fascinate them, with help and advice freely available from the experts.

Entry is free, and the exhibition runs from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

For further information on the Historic Crafts Fair, please contact the co-organisers:

Architect Alan Wahlers  on 01623 882715  or Master Glass Painter Michael Stokes on 07912 618332