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Stone Carving Workshop

With Alex Macey Saturday 24th August 2024 @10.00 am to 4.00 pm 1 session

  • Starts 24 Aug
  • 70 British pounds
  • Craven Arts House

Available spots

Service Description

Stone Carving with Alex Macey Saturday 24th August 10am to 4pm £70.00 for the session All materials provided. Join us for a day filled with discovery, craftsmanship, and the satisfaction of bringing stone to life in your own unique way. Suitable for complete beginners and beyond. About the Class: Embark on a journey of creativity and craftsmanship with Alex Macey, a seasoned local stone mason, as your guide. Unleash your artistic potential as you carve a 2D image of your choosing* into the canvas of stone. Guided by our experienced stonemason, you'll master fundamental masonry skills and refine your technique in a supportive and inspiring atmosphere. *Please send Alex the image you wish to use on the day to check if it is possible to make it during the session. You can do this by emailing Whether you're a complete novice or a seasoned artist, this hands-on workshop offers a unique opportunity to explore the intricate world of stone carving. Discover the beauty of transforming raw stone into a masterpiece, and leave with not just a tangible creation, but with newfound skills and inspiration to fuel your creative journey. About your Tutor: Alex is a qualified and experienced stonemason based in Ripon. He apprenticed as a banker mason (carving stone to a templet) and worked at William Anelays and various smaller masonry firms in York. He has been self employed for 18 years where he accomplished plenty of stone repairs, restorations and repointing with traditional lime mortar, usually on listed buildings. He has undertaken many commissions such as Green Man carvings, fireplaces, replacement plaques and a variety of lettering commissions. What’s Included: All materials and equipment. Qualified and experienced Tutor.

Upcoming Sessions

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations, refunds and exchanges: If you cancel your course or class 14 clear days or more before the start date, you will receive a full refund. If you cancel your course or class less than 14 clear days before the start date, refunds will be given at the discretion of Craven Arts. No refunds or partial refunds will be given once the course has started. Craven Arts reserves the right to make alterations to the published details course as necessary and/or cancel the course. In the event that the course has to be cancelled or rescheduled, we will attempt to contact you with as much notice as possible and you will receive a full refund. Craven Arts cannot take responsibility for any of your travel and other costs and/or expenses associated with your attendance or planned attendance of the course (including in the event of changes or cancellation by the Craven Arts). You cannot resell or transfer your place at the course or class without the Craven Arts consent.

Contact Details

  • 55 Otley Street, Skipton, UK

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