Dry Stone Walling - Events & Courses

Training course

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