Dry Stone Walling Workshop

Learn this age old technique of creating a solid stone wall without the use of any cement/ mortar.Steve will guide you through the setting out and various stages of wall construction he is the existing and many times World Champion Dry Stone Waller and we are lucky to get him to commit to these workshops he spends a lot of time in America working with Andy Goldsworthy so will have a lot of knowledge to share. Please bring safety goggles and suitable gloves/safety boots. This course is unsuitable for anyone who is pregnant might have existing previous or potential back problems or physical concerns. Dry stone walling is a hard and demanding physical activity and only those of suitable physical fitness should participate.

Venue

Greystoke Cycle Cafe

Poplin Dub Greystoke Penrith Cumbria CA11 0UT

www.greystokecyclecafe.co.uk/
workshops.htm

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Map reference: NY 439312


On the C2C Cycle route 200 yds north of Greystoke village green direction Blencowe. We welcome all cyclists and walkers and ask all those with cars to walk the 350yds from the village car park around the Greystoke Castle walls.
We can offer parking in our driveway to cycle support vehicles and those attending our workshop days
Bus links to Penrith and Keswick. Penrith railway station5 miles

Parking : free

Nearest station : 5 miles from Penrith station

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Event Details

Mon 19 Jul 2010 09:30 to 15:30
Tue 20 Jul 2010 09:30 to 15:30
NotesThe Cycle Cafe is a family-run tea garden with unusual opening times. Fri 12.00 to 18.00. Sat 10.00 to 18.00 and the second Sun of the month 10.00 to 18.00. We will serve any cyclists at other times with whatever we have if of course we are about and available. Seasonal opening only Apr to end Sep.

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