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.
- Stone Walls & Structures of England and New England: An Evolution
September 21, 2019
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
Concentrating on the stone structures of England and New England, this lecture draws comparisons, similar and dissimilar, between the geology, building styles and techniques, and follows the evolution of stone walls and structures from colonial times to the present day and explains how they fit into the garden and broader landscape, past and present.
- 2-Day Wall Building Workshop
September 28, 2019 - September 29, 2019
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 Yorkshire Dales: From Herriot to Home
October 8, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Set in the heart of Northern England, this rural landscape forms the backdrop of James Herriot’s book and PBS TV series “All Creatures Great & Small” Starting in Northern Swaledale, where Herriot first entered the dales in 1939, to the southernmost, Airedale, where I spent my formative years.
This presentation includes spectacular photos, and descriptions of the dales from the medieval, to the present day.
- 2-Day Freestanding Wall Workshop
October 19, 2019 - October 20, 2019
8:30 am - 4:30 pm