Building Arts and Crafts Skills The Kuanyshev Traditional & Craft Skills Centre is designed to deliver a wide range of courses supported by Dumfries House Education and The Prince’s Trust. The centre comprises a Craft Workshop and a Stone Masons Shed


The Traditional Skills Centre provides opportunities for students to learn core and transferable skills associated with traditional building skills in Stone Masonry, Dry Stone Walling and Rural Woodcraft as well as an introduction to industry standard construction skills in Plastering, Painting, Plumbing, Electrical and Brickwork. Students compare traditional and modern techniques and gain an overview of various aspects of the construction industry. The Traditional Skills Centre also supports school education through activities based around residential activities allowing pupils to experience introductory Craft Skills.