Dry Stone Retaining Wall, Ha, Ha.
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About the Course
This is a unique dry stone walling workshop. The workshop offers 'hands on' practical experience to the construction of a dry stone retaining wall ha, ha.
Why build a Ha Ha ?
It would be suitable both for complete beginners and those wishing to practice existing dry stone walling skills. Participants must be 16 years of age or over.
The course will introduce you to or expand on, existing knowledge the heritage and craft of this traditional building method. You will be given an overview of the fundamentals of a dry stone retaining wall construction.
During the workshop, you will take an active 'hands-on' part to construct a dry stone retaining wall whilst learning about the different geological shapes and sizes of different materials, engineering terms and descriptions and uses of varying types of stones.
By the end of the course, you will be able to safely and confidently set about constructing a
dry stone retaining wall or other basic landscape feature and will have an understanding of dry stone retaining wall heritage.
John Holt of the London School of Dry Stone Walling will be your instructor. He is an experienced, professional waller and certified to instructor level by the Dry Stone Walling Association.
John runs regular dry stone walling workshops at various venues as advertised on his website.
If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.
What's included in the price?
We provide free for the workshop:- all materials, equipment, tools, eye protection, gloves, personal facilities, extensive selection of descriptive handouts/brochures and 'Certificates of Achievement' Ensure you wear suitable loose fitting outdoor clothing and stout, safety footwear, bring packed lunches and drinks as requird.
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Course Start DatesWednesday 16th May 2018
Wednesday 13th June 2018
- Suitable for beginners
- Suitable for stag and hen dos
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