Part of Historic Environment Scotland
A stonemason sits in an outside yard surrounded by stone

[Postponed] A Nation of Stone

Selected dates from Saturday 21 March 2020 to Thursday 30 April 2020

Engine Shed

Family friendly, General interest

Least technical

Event Description

In light of updated Scottish Government advice regarding Coronavirus we have taken the decision to postpone this exhibition until further notice. If you would like to keep up to date about our events please sign up to our newsletter.

Visit our exhibition that looks at our nation of stone, and learn about who is preserving this distinct and varied heritage for future generations.

Take a look under the microscope and see what's really going on inside stone sites like Melrose Abbey, with our conservation scientists. 

Find out how our stone conservators rescued one of the most important collections of medieval carved stone - Iona Abbey's towering celtic crosses that marked the original pilgrimage route. 

Learn about Doune Castle's extensive conservation work from the District Works Manager, and how we use traditional skills, methods and materials to conserve and protect our built heritage. 

Discover the all the diverse skills and expertise it takes to conserve our nation of stone.

Select from 22 available dates until Thu 30 Apr 2020

(This calendar is for informational purposes only, please select a date when booking your tickets.)