ICELAND: turf building, cultural context & practical skills training

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 Re-scheduled: 22nd May to 29th May 2022

Update 12th February 2022: We have new dates for NET courses in 2022. The decision of the UK government to leave the Erasmus+ programme will not affect this project. We will update participants of any new travel insurance and visa regulations.

Participants from the postponed course in 2020 will be offered first choice on any rescheduled courses in 2022.

We have confirmed dates and details. We will post them here and share through our consortium. 

Host: Byggðasafn Skagfirðinga

Course Dates:  22nd May to 29th May 2022

Application Deadline: 

Preparation Meeting Date:

Aims & Themes: cultural heritage and archaeological context of turf buildings in Iceland; Turf building and restoration skills.

Draft Itinerary:

Arrival Rejkjavik; Settlement Exhibition & travel to Skagafjörđur;lectures on culture heritage management & turf buildings& visit to Skagafjörđur Heritage Museum, Glaumbær Turf Buildings; 3 days practical turf building (this is hard work & messy); Skagafjörđur Historical Buildings tour; 7 Drive to Reykjavik via Ƥingvellir National Park; Depart Rejkjavik

Reports from 2019 & 2018

Click here to download the full NET course list for 2020.

Click here to download the NET 5 2020 application form. (SNH staff are very welcome to email an expression of interest but they must complete their own internal HR process before submitting an application form)


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