Events Run By Professional Members

This page lists workshops and other events that professional members of The Stone Trust are doing—which are independent of The Stone Trust. The Stone Trust is not involved in the content or running of these events. For more information on them please use the event contact.

Events below are listed by date, soonest first.

  • The Art of Cottaage Gardens (6/13/20)
    June 13, 2020
    2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Horticulture maybe a science, but creating gardens which speak to one’s soul is an art form. This presentation explores the qualities and characteristics that define cottage gardens and offers practical advice on how to achieve this in your landscape.

  • Fence Mending: A Lesson in Dry Stone Construction
    August 8, 2020
    9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Using remnants of previous old walls, stone artist Dan Snow of Dan Snow Stoneworks will teach participants the craft of dry stone construction with an environmental art focus. Participants will work in the Rokeby forest building a permanent section of wall along an original fence line and footprint.

  • Two-Day Walling Workshop (9/26 & 9/27/20
    September 26, 2020 - September 27, 2020
    9:00 am - 4:00 pm

This two-day hands-on workshop is designed to teach the structural techniques and aesthetic considerations involved in building a dry stone wall ( a wall without mortar) using stone native to our region. The outdoor classroom provides the setting for practicing proper dry stone walling methods including …