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11 May
11 May

Learn how to thatch with this hands-on introduction to thatching workshop from Master Thatcher Ben Collyns. Find out about the tools, materials and methods used in this traditional craft. Participants are shown how to put thatch on a ground-level roofing jig and are then able to try the methods...

Ben Collyns, Prince's Foundation

Ben Collyns

Ben Collyns is a second generation Master Thatcher from Somerset. Ben completed his apprenticeship throughout Somerset and Dorset and has worked with many other skilled and conscientious thatcher’s in the area, including his father. Ben is an alumni of the Prince’s Foundations Building Craft...Read more