A Nation of Stone

Discover the all the diverse skills and expertise it takes to conserve our nation of stone at this exhibition in The Engine Shed!

A Nation of Stone

About A Nation of Stone

7th Sep 2019 to 28th Feb 2020
Selected dates - see event website for details
The Engine Shed
NA Forthside Way, Stirling FK8 2BY
This is a free event
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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.

Free - drop in during opening hours

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for A Nation of Stone are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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Join us at The Engine Shed for our exciting under 5’s sessions, through creative play in a fun, child-led and sometimes messy environment!
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Our Relaxed Visiting Hours are a time for young people with autism to explore and enjoy our conservation centre.

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