Full steam ahead for BRICK workshop in Swindon

Heritage experts from PRT will be hosting the 16th BRICK workshop at the STEAM museum in Swindon on Wednesday 4th November

The event aims to provide expert advice and support to community groups and not-for-profit organisations that are involved in heritage-led regeneration projects from Swindon, Wiltshire and the South West region.

PRT’s BRICK education programme seeks to equip community groups with the necessary skills and expertise to save and reuse cherished local buildings as well as to build a better future for their communities.  

According to the latest figures from government advisory body Historic England, there are 13 sites or buildings at risk in Swindon with a further 209 at risk in Wiltshire

The workshop is being held at STEAM, the Museum of the Great Western Railway, from 9.30am to 4.30pm. 

Close to Swindon town centre, the museum is housed in a Grade II listed former railway building that was once part of the huge Swindon Railway WorksA fine example of industrial heritage, the museum building was built in 1848 and restored in the late 1990s. The museum was opened by PRT Founder, HRH The Prince of Wales, in June 2000.

The workshop, which also includes a tour of the venue, can be booked by calling 020 3262 0560, or going to: http://brick-work.org/events/brick-workshop-16-swindon/

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BRICK Swindon press release