The 11th International Portafold & Ansfold Gathering (i.e. 2019)

Following the huge success of the 10th International Gathering we'll be at Retrofestival again. It's a massive show now and is popular with everyone.

It's held at the Newbury Showground, Priors Court, Hermitage, Thatcham, West Berkshire, RG18 9QZ; on the weekend of the 9th, 10th & 11th of August 2019.

Don't book with the organisers, just contact me to get your pitch saved.

Idea for the under-roof/ceiling.

Any questions about maintenance or the restoration of your Portafold or Ansfold.
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Idea for the under-roof/ceiling.

Post by bigbird » Sat, 18 Apr 2009, 7:56 pm

I spoke to a really helpful man in B&Q who happened to own fibre-glass boats, he said he also had terrible condensation problems with them, which he had vastly improved by using a type of polystyrene wallpaper. You fix it on with waterproof PVA (that doesn't require air to cure). I'm convinced so I am going to give it a go...I'll let you know what happens. I have a nice type of paper, with a pebbled effect.... :o He said to be sure to make sure the ceiling was clean and had been 'de fungicided' before putting the paper/poly on it. You can then paint the paper with any bathroom type of silk paint, that is watersoluble.

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