ICELAND: turf building, cultural context & practical skills training

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Host: Byggðasafn Skagfirðinga

Course Dates: 31 May to 7 June 2020

Application Deadline: course full

Preparation Meeting Date: 15 May 2020

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

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