Weekly afternoon stone carving sessions for all levels of experience with Sculptor Kate Semple



The best way to learn a skill is by practising it over a long time, these weekly sessions held in 10 week terms are perfect for really getting to grips with the wonderful art of stone carving. Join professional sculptor Kate Semple at her rural studio and she will guide you step by step through the stages of producing your own sculpture in stone. Some of her students have been coming to her classes for more than 15 years! Once you get the taste for carving you just can't stop. Kate runs 5 sessions per week, Monday am, Tuesday am and pm, and Saturday am and pm. All the sessions run for 3 hours.

What's included in the price?

All the tools equipment you need is supplied. Stone is not included. Kate has a large stock of stone available. Refreshments included in plentiful supply.


10 weeks (2:00pm to 5:00pm)

Cancellation policy

Easy - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts


Kate has been working with stone for over 25 years. She began as a stone mason, employed for a number of years before returning to her art roots and taking the plunge to become a sculptor. Her work ranges from large public sculptures to small tactile carvings to hold in the hand and everything in between. She has developed an effective way of teaching stone carving over the years, breaking the process down into steps. She never ceases to be amazed by what students manage to produce.

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Hearing impaired
  • Limited mobility
  • Parking provided
  • Suitable for beginners
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Charmborough Farm, Charlton Road, Holcombe, Radstock, Somerset, BA3 5EX