Stone Carving with a Master Mason

Stone Carving with a Master Mason

Duration: One day

Price: £80

Run by: Gildencraft Stone Masonry C.I.C.

Contact: Colin Howey

07825 815007

The Stonemasons Lodge
St Clement's Church

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About the Course

This day course is aimed at beginners and takes place within a genuine working stonemasons' lodge, in the beautiful setting of a medieval church. You will carve a limestone flower that will be yours to take home. As well as learning basic carving techniques most of our customers enjoy learning about the ancient traditions of our guild, that stretches back continuously to 1096. Your tutor, Master Stephen, is one of only twelve international Guild Masters for the European Guild of Master Masons. He is a Blue Riband winner and has been Master Mason at internationally recognised sites such as Windsor Castle and Woburn Abbey. Stephen was bought up in central London and attended a Guild School from the age of four and so has lived most of his life within world of the craft guilds.

Courses usually run at weekends, subject to Master Stephen's availability, from 9am-4pm.

Customer comment:
“Great experience! Learned all about the guild. Friendly, calm and knowledgeable. Fully recommended.”

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What's included in the price?

Use of tools is included in the price, as is the limestone you will be carving. Hot drinks are available and there are lots of cafes and pubs nearly if you wish to purchase lunch.

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I really enjoyed this course and got a good feeling about what stone masonry was about. I also learned a lot about the history and traditions of the guild.

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Course Start Dates

Course dates are flexible; please get in touch for the next available date.

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