Edinburgh Traditional Building Festival…..on line

The Edinburgh Traditional Building Forum (ETBF) are , this year putting the Edinburgh Traditional Building Festival on line . The Penicuik Heritage Regeneration Project (PHRP) is a member of the Forum and supports the programme. The Festival details can be viewed at The link to the website can be viewed at Please take… continue reading »

Training Event ,Traditional roof slating

The Penicuik Heritage Regeneration Project is working with the Edinburgh Traditional Building Forum to make some on line training available in traditional construction skills . The first of these is one on traditional roof slating .This is planned for 25th June 2020 at 1.30pm and will be delivered by Graeme Millar , past chairman of… continue reading »

Penicuik Explorer Trail

If you are out and about and with the family (safely of course) in Penicuik Town Centre you could down load our free Penicuik Explorer Trail leaflet and have a go at answering some of the questions. Please click here to down load the leaflet.Please feel free to put up any photographs you take or… continue reading »

Paper Prisoners

The story of the French prisoners of war in the Penicuik Paper Mills during the Napoleonic war is continuing to develop.For more detail information please click here to download the article by Sean Watson the Project archivist . Two more cartoons , the one above shows the French prisoners making model ships out of bone… continue reading »

Three Training Plan Seminars postponed

Due to the present crisis it has been agreed that the first three seminars in the Training Plan , on April 15th , May 23rd and June 10th be postponed until later in the year.See attached plan

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