Knots, Splicing & Fundamentals Of Flying (Kenneth More Theatre)

Knots, Splicing & Fundamentals Of Flying (Kenneth More Theatre)

Knots and Splicing and the Fundamentals Of Flying Courses


Date: 26th November

Location: Kenneth More Theatre, Ilford

9:15 registration

9:30 – 17:00 (1 Day)


Lunch and teas / coffee provided



Knots and Splicing and the Fundamentals Of Flying Courses

Knots & Splicing

The course covers the handling of different ropes and tying knots proficiently and safely.

Teaching is by practical demonstration of knots that are useful in theatre situations.

Candidates learn to differentiate between synthetic and natural fibre ropes; to splice rope ends with long and short splicing; the tools for splicing manila, hemp and sisal ropes and to tie knots including bowline, clove hitch, reef knot, wagon hitch, rolling hitch and sheet bend.


Fundamentals of Flying

The course teaches the safe handling of counterweight sets and hemp and covers:

terminology; parts of a counterweight set; loading and unloading; operating; first line maintenance; single and double purchase systems; putting knots into practice; tying off at a pin rail; spotting and other methods of hanging. This course is relevant to venue

technicians who operate counterweight flying or only hemp flying.




Prices:

£120.00

ABTT members apply promo code once added to basket.






Book Tickets

Tue 26 Nov
9:30am