What’s on

Tywi Centre events, activities and courses are listed below.  If you need to discuss any details with us please do not hesitate to contact us. If you have a specific activity you would like us to deliver, contact us and we may be able to arrange it for you.

Pre-application surgery- January 2021
Monday 25th January 2021 On-line or telephone

A 1 hour 1:1 session to discuss your plans and ideas for changes to your listed building with a building conservation expert at the Tywi Centre. This 1:1 service will not form a formal part of the Listed Building Consent application process, however, it should help you to focus your ideas as to how any proposed changes might affect the character of your home, and as such, help you to identify which of your ideas is more likely to be acceptable to a Conservation Officer.

These surgeries are open to owners of listed buildings, but not to planning professionals. All owners of listed properties in Carmarthenshire are welcome to attend one free surgery.

To book a 1-hour slot please contact us on 01558 824271 or reserve your place here.

Listed Building Consent: making an application
Friday 5th February 2021 (10am - 4pm) On-line course

This 1-day course is for owners of listed buildings considering making an application for Listed Building Consent. It will outline the consent process, including when changes to your listed building require consent; talk you through the key application documents and discuss the level of detail and quality required; and will help you choose building professionals and signpost you towards additional information.  

To reserve a place on this course please contact us on 01558 824271 or reserve your place here.

Level 3 Award in the Repair and Maintenance of Traditional (pre-1919) Buildings
Thursday 11th & Friday 12th February 2020 On-line course

This 2-day accredited course provides a solid understanding of the importance of maintaining and repairing pre-1919 buildings appropriately and the challenges associated with this. This course is being delivered on behalf of The Welsh Traditional Buildings Forum (WTBF). WTBF have received funding from the  Wales Cultural Recovery Fund to support the Heritage Construction in Wales Project onto a more sustainable footing.

Pre- application surgery February 2021
Monday 22nd February 2021 On-line or telephone

A 1 hour 1:1 session to discuss your plans and ideas for changes to your listed building with a building conservation expert at the Tywi Centre. This 1:1 service will not form a formal part of the Listed Building Consent application process, however, it should help you to focus your ideas as to how any proposed changes might affect the character of your home, and as such, help you to identify which of your ideas is more likely to be acceptable to a Conservation Officer.

These surgeries are open to owners of listed buildings, but not to planning professionals. All owners of listed properties in Carmarthenshire are welcome to attend one free surgery.

To book a 1-hour slot please contact us on 01558 824271 or reserve your place here.

Understanding Heritage Impact Assessments (HIA) March '21
Thursday 4th March 2021 On-line course

Theoretical and practical guidance into the production and evaluation of Heritage Impact Assessments (HIA) suitable for anyone producing HIAs as required by all Listed Building Consent Applications.

Specifying Lime
Thursday 11th March 2021 Tywi Centre

This 1-day course is designed to support building professionals determine the appropriate aggregates, mortars and plasters for repairing a traditional building. It will cover: the range of mortars available including, hydraulic limes, putty, hot lime and pozzolans; the importance of specifying aggregates; writing specifications; appointing contractors; sourcing materials; and case studies.

To book your place on this course, please click here or contact us on 07929 7704743

Heritage Carpentry Specialist Applied-Skills Programme (SAP)
March 2021 Tywi Centre, Dinefwr Farm, Llandeilo

Get your workforce qualified for FREE with this CITB funded NVQ3 Specialist Applied Skills Programme in Carpentry. For full course details click here

Level 3 Award in Repair and Maintenance of Traditional (pre-1919) Buildings
Thursday 18th & Friday 19th March 2021 ON-LINE COURSE

This 2-day accredited course provides a solid understanding of the importance of maintaining and repairing pre-1919 buildings appropriately and the challenges associated with this. For full details and booking click here

Level 3 Award in Energy Efficiency Retrofit in Traditional (pre 1919) Buildings
Thursday 25th & Friday 26th March 2021 On-line

This course is being delivered on behalf of The Welsh Traditional Buildings Forum (WTBF). WTBF have received funding from the  Wales Cultural Recovery Fund to support the Heritage Construction in Wales Project onto a more sustainable footing.

Level 3 Award in Energy Efficiency Retrofit in Traditional (pre 1919) Buildings
Tuesday 30 & Wednesday 31 March 2021 ON-LINE

This course is being delivered on behalf of The Welsh Traditional Buildings Forum (WTBF). WTBF have received funding from the  Wales Cultural Recovery Fund to support the Heritage Construction in Wales Project onto a more sustainable footing.

Pre-application Surgery -March 2021
Monday 22nd March 2021 Tywi Centre

A 1 hour 1:1 session to discuss your plans and ideas for changes to your listed building with a building conservation expert at the Tywi Centre. This 1:1 service will not form a formal part of the Listed Building Consent application process, however, it should help you to focus your ideas as to how any proposed changes might affect the character of your home, and as such, help you to identify which of your ideas is more likely to be acceptable to a Conservation Officer.

These surgeries are open to owners of listed buildings, but not to planning professionals. All owners of listed properties in Carmarthenshire are welcome to attend one free surgery.

To book a 1-hour slot please contact us on 01558 824271 or reserve your place here.

A Guide to the essential maintenance and repair of your historic property
Thursday 8th April 2021 (10am - 5pm) Tywi Centre, Dinefwr Farm, Llandeilo

You don’t need to be an expert to carry out inspections or undertake basic repairs on your old home, but it’s important to know when a fault might indicate a more serious underlying problem. This 1-day course will give you the basic knowledge to look after your home, limit long term repair costs and teach you how and when to seek more specialist advice.

When booked with the Practical Lime Plastering and pointing for Homeowners Course you will receive a £10 discount.*

To reserve a place on this course please contact us on 07929 770743 or reserve your place here.

*Discount only available when booking via telephone. 

Sash Window Survey & Repair
Thursday 15th April 2021 (9am - 5pm) Tywi Centre, Dinefwr Farm, Llandeilo

This 1-day course will support building professionals to undertake condition surveys on historic windows and determine the extent of repair that they require. It will include essential information for applications for Listed Building Consent covering: the significance of historic windows; the components; identifying decay and its causes; drawing profiles; recognising the extent of repair required; specifying materials and finishes; and writing condition surveys.

To book your place on this course, please click here or contact us on 07929 770743

Listed Building Consent: Making an application
Saturday 17th April ON-LINE COURSE

This 1-day course is for owners of listed buildings considering making an application for Listed Building Consent. It will outline the consent process, including when changes to your listed building require consent; talk you through the key application documents and discuss the level of detail and quality required; and will help you choose building professionals and signpost you towards additional information.  

To reserve a place on this course please contact us on 07929 770743 or reserve your place here.

Level 3 Award in Energy Efficiency Retrofit of Traditional (pre 1919) Buildings
Thursday 29th & Friday 30th April ON-LINE COURSE

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Level 3 Award in the Repair and Maintenance of traditional (pre 1919) buildings
Thursday 10th and Friday 11th June 2021 ON-LINE COURSE

This 2-day accredited course provides a solid understanding of the importance of maintaining and repairing pre-1919 buildings appropriately and the challenges associated with this. For full details and booking click here

Sash Window Survey & Repair
Thursday 17th June 2021 Tywi Centre, Dinefwr Farm, Llandeilo

This 1-day course will support building professionals to undertake condition surveys on historic windows and determine the extent of repair that they require. It will include essential information for applications for Listed Building Consent covering: the significance of historic windows; the components; identifying decay and its causes; drawing profiles; recognising the extent of repair required; specifying materials and finishes; and writing condition surveys.

To book your place on this course, please click here or contact us on 07929 770743

Listed Building Consent: making an application
Friday 18th June 2021 ON-LINE COURSE

This 1-day course is for owners of listed buildings considering making an application for Listed Building Consent. It will outline the consent process, including when changes to your listed building require consent; talk you through the key application documents and discuss the level of detail and quality required; and will help you choose building professionals and signpost you towards additional information.  

To reserve a place on this course please contact us on 07929 770743 or reserve your place here.

Level 3 Award in Energy Efficiency Retrofit of Traditional (pre 1919) Buildings
Thursday 24th & Friday 25th June ON-LINE COURSE

Level 3 Award in Energy Efficiency Retrofit of Traditional (pre 1919) Buildings- June 2021

Understanding Heritage Impact Assessments
Thursday 8th July 2021 ON-LINE COURSE

This 1-day course will provide both theoretical and practical guidance into the production and evaluation of Heritage Impact Assessments as required by all Listed Building Consent Applications.

To reserve a place on this course please contact us on 07929 770743 or reserve your place here.

A guide to the essential maintenance and repair of your historic property
Saturday 24th July 2021 (10am - 5pm) Tywi Centre, Dinefwr Farm, Llandeilo

You don’t need to be an expert to carry out inspections or undertake basic repairs on your old home, but it’s important to know when a fault might indicate a more serious underlying problem. This 1-day course will give you the basic knowledge to look after your home, limit long term repair costs and teach you how and when to seek more specialist advice.

When booked with the Practical Lime Plastering and pointing for Homeowners Course you will receive a £10 discount*

To reserve a place on this course please contact us on 01558 824271 or reserve your place here.

*Discount only available when booking via telephone. 

Practical lime plastering for homeowners
Sunday 25th July 2021 Tywi Centre

Whilst big jobs often require a heritage plastering professional, patch repairs are often easily undertaken by the owner of a building. In this largely practical 1-day course you will learn the essentials of testing your existing mortars; selecting appropriate aggregates and lime; mixing and plastering and pointing application.

When booked with the Guide to the essential maintenance and repair of your historic property Course you will receive a £10 discount*

To reserve a place on this course please contact us on 01558 824271 or reserve your place here.

*Discount only available when booking via telephone. 

Level 3 Award in Energy Efficiency Retrofit of Traditional (pre 1919) Buildings
Thursday 9th and Friday 10th September ON-LINE COURSE

Level 3 Award in Energy Efficiency Retrofit of Traditional (pre 1919) Buildings- 

Listed Building Consent: making an application
Saturday 18th September ON-LINE COURSE

This 1-day course is for owners of listed buildings considering making an application for Listed Building Consent. It will outline the consent process, including when changes to your listed building require consent; talk you through the key application documents and discuss the level of detail and quality required; and will help you choose building professionals and signpost you towards additional information.  

To reserve a place on this course please contact us on 07929 770743 or reserve your place here.

Level 3 Award in Repair and Maintenance of traditional (pre-1919) Buildings
Thursday 23rd & Friday 24th September 2021 ON-LINE COURSE

This 2-day accredited course provides a solid understanding of the importance of maintaining and repairing pre-1919 buildings appropriately and the challenges associated with this. For full details and booking click here

Sash window survey and repair
Thursday 14th October Tywi Centre, Llandeilo

This 1-day course will support building professionals to undertake condition surveys on historic windows and determine the extent of repair that they require. It will include essential information for applications for Listed Building Consent covering: the significance of historic windows; the components; identifying decay and its causes; drawing profiles; recognising the extent of repair required; specifying materials and finishes; and writing condition surveys.

To book your place on this course, please click here or contact us on 07929 770743

Specifying Lime
Friday 15th October 2021 Tywi Centre, Dinefwr Farm, Llandeilo

This 1-day course is designed to support building professionals determine the appropriate aggregates, mortars and plasters for repairing a traditional building. It will cover: the range of mortars available including, hydraulic limes, putty, hot lime and pozzolans; the importance of specifying aggregates; writing specifications; appointing contractors; sourcing materials; and case studies.

To book your place on this course, please click here or contact us on 07929 7704743

Understanding Heritage Impact Assessments
Thursday 4th November ON-LINE COURSE

This 1-day course will provide both theoretical and practical guidance into the production and evaluation of Heritage Impact Assessments as required by all Listed Building Consent Applications.

To reserve a place on this course please contact us on 07929 770743 or reserve your place here.

Listed Building Consent: making an application
Friday 19th November 2021 ON-LINE COURSE

This 1-day course is for owners of listed buildings considering making an application for Listed Building Consent. It will outline the consent process, including when changes to your listed building require consent; talk you through the key application documents and discuss the level of detail and quality required; and will help you choose building professionals and signpost you towards additional information.  

To reserve a place on this course please contact us on 07929770743 or reserve your place here.

Level 3 Award in Energy Efficiency Retrofit of Traditional (pre 1919) Buildings
Thursday 25th and Friday 26th November ON-LINE COURSE

Level 3 Award in Energy Efficiency Retrofit of Traditional (pre 1919) Buildings- November 2021

Listed Building Consent: making an application
Friday 14th January 2022 ON-LINE COURSE

This 1-day course is for owners of listed buildings considering making an application for Listed Building Consent. It will outline the consent process, including when changes to your listed building require consent; talk you through the key application documents and discuss the level of detail and quality required; and will help you choose building professionals and signpost you towards additional information.  

To reserve a place on this course please contact us on 01558 824271 or reserve your place here.

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