Wattle & Daub

Demonstration on Saturday 21st September 2019

At All Saints Church - Camping Ground 2pm - 4.30pm

Wattle and daub is a composite building method used for making walls and buildings, in which a woven lattice of wooden strips called wattle is daubed with a sticky material usually made of some combination of wet soil, clay, sand, animal dung and straw.

You're invited to have a go...

A squelchy hands-on experience with wattle and daub.

Learn how to build walls with material used in Suffolk since at least Iron Age times. Intended to be fun and child-friendly (with parental help).

Gloves provided but wellies advised (please bring).

15 minute sessions hosted by Saxtead resident, Mark Hoare RIBA