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From time to time we have guest posts from partners, visitors and friends of the Engine Shed.

Posts by Guest

Meet our volunteers: Kristin

Friday 5 June 2020


Our volunteers meet and greet our visitors, help with events and make sure even our wee-est visitors have lots of fun. Catch up with volunteer Kristin, to discover what it's like being an Engine Shed volunteer.

A slate tour of Scotland: shaping historic roofs

Friday 22 November 2019


In this blog join us for a tour around Scotland, from the Highlands to the "slate islands", to learn all about Scottish slate and how it began to form 700 million years ago.

How to maintain your traditional home this winter

Thursday 24 October 2019


Although always important, in the wetter winter months the maintenance of your traditional home is crucial. The cold and rainy weather can cause a lot of damage to buildings if they’re not properly protected. Get some top tips on what to look out for in the winter.

John Allan: The Experimental Architect

Tuesday 1 October 2019


John Allan was an experimental architect, using different styles and traditional building materials to craft beautiful buildings in Stirling and beyond. Read on to discover more about his creations.

The traditional skills that built Scotland

Tuesday 27 August 2019


Discover the traditional skills that have been used for hundreds of years to create Scotland's historic buildings and how they're still being used today.

Five Ways James Watt Shaped Architecture

Friday 16 August 2019


James Watt’s impact shaped the buildings all around us. Discover how his influence helped to change our architecture forever.

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