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4. International Workshop on Wood Restoration

Submitted by signe on Mon, 05/07/2018 - 14:42

When: July 16th-22nd, 2018

Where: Aizpute, Atmodas iela 9, Workshop and Residencies centre SERDE

Application for international applicants extended till 15th of June, 2018

For the fourth time Workshop and Residencies centre SERDE is holding an International Restoration workshop in Aizpute.

Six-day workshop has been created to allow professionals (young, mid-career and master craftsmen) to meet outside their usual working environment and solve problems both in theory and practice. Each participant will contribute with their own set of skills and knowledge in order to have best possible outcome. Newcomers to the field will be introduced to wood restoration by master restorers and carpenters. Restoration works will be carried out on the basis of internationally set guidelines and ethical principles.

Practical work will be done on-site in 18th century wooden architecture complex which has been in a slow, thoughtful restoration process for the last decade. Participants will be introduced to the previous restoration works and experience gained from that.


Main subjects:

1. 18th century building construction restoration

2. Historical 19th century casement window and door restoration

3. Use and making of traditional plasters, paints and oils


Fee: Participation fee is 200 EUR (150 EUR till 15th of May), we will organise meals and accommodation in shared rooms (150 EUR). Participants are responsible for their round-trip costs to Aizpute, Latvia.


Application: In order to apply fill the application form. After submitting application you will have to pay 50€ as registration or full workshop price in 5 working days. The registration fee will not be refundable. Without fully complete application form and registration fee Your participation will not be taken into account.


For further information, please call +371 26330153 or send an

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Workshop has been included in European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018.