Dry Stone Walling - Events & Courses
The branch run training courses in dry stone walling, as well as hosting exams at levels from Initial to Advanced.
Every year we also take part in a number of agricultural shows and other events, where we demonstrate our craft.
Basic Training Courses
If you'd like to learn how to build a wall, or improve your existing skills, why not try a course?
|8th & 9th April 2017||Hoylandswaine/Mayfield|
|13th & 14th May 2017||Hoylandswaine/Mayfield|
|24th & 25th June 2017||Hoylandswaine/Mayfield|
|12th & 13th August 2017||Hoylandswaine/Mayfield|
|23rd & 24th September 2017||Hoylandswaine/Mayfield|
|21st & 22nd October 2017||Hoylandswaine/Mayfield|
Course bookings: Gary Helliwell or Dave Longden. Click for a Booking form. Please indicate a preference for either the training centre at Hoylandswaine or Mayfield Alpaca Centre, Sheffield. We plan to base bookings on a majority choice.
Agricultural Shows / Events - 2017
We hope to have a stall and/or be taking part in a walling demonstration at the following events:
|Gearstones Project with West Yorks branch||6th-9th May 2017|
|Frickley Park U18 Event||27th-30th July 2017|
|Cawthorne Yorkshire Food Festival||26th-29th August 2017|
|Penistone Show||Sat 9th September 2017|
DSWA / LANTRA Examinations
If you are ready to test your skills, you can take a DWSA nationally recognised examination. For more details on exams, see DSWA website
|Sat 30th September 2017||Hoylandswaine, Barnsley|