An Introduction to Letter Cutting in Stone

A practical two-day course, presented by the SPAB in association with the National Trust, introducing the art of letter cutting in stone led by award-winning carver Thomas Ball and sculptor Rory Young.

  • Booking essential

Suitable for all levels, our experienced and friendly craft tutors, award-winning carver Thomas Ball and sculptor Rory Young, will guide you through the various processes within a small group setting, starting with drawing letters and setting out. There will also be various talks within the course to understand a little more about the traditions of the craft. There will be an opportunity to create a small plaque and particpants are asked to come prepared with a word they would like to cut as part of their individual project.

Prices

Additional prices
  • per person £395.00

The basics

Booking details
Call 020 7456 0916
Book your place on this course by heading to https://www.spab.org.uk/whats-on
Meeting point
Coleshill Model Farm, Coleshill Village
What to bring and wear
Work wear

Contact Info

Name
SPAB
Email
info@spab.org.uk
Telephone
Call 020 7377 1644

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