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Jul
24
Fri
2015
Weekend Stone Carving and Sculpture Course @ Driill Hall Stone Workspace
Jul 24 @ 9:30 am – Jul 26 @ 5:00 pm

Weekend Stone Carving Course for beginners and all levels of skill. Places Available.

Jul
27
Mon
2015
Summer One week Stone Carving and Sculpture Course @ Tout Quarry Sculpture Park and Nature Reserve
Jul 27 @ 9:30 am – Jul 31 @ 5:00 pm

One Week Stone Carving and Sculpture Course in the open air workshop of Tout Quarry Sculpture Park and Nature Reserve – a special environment with rare grasses, butterflies and orchids. Places Available.

Aug
3
Mon
2015
Summer One Week Stone carving and Sculpture Course @ Tout Quarry Sculpture Park and Nature Reserve
Aug 3 @ 9:30 am – Aug 7 @ 5:00 pm

One Week Stone Carving and Sculpture Course for beginners and all levels of skill. Places Available.

Aug
12
Wed
2015
Art & Ecology Event Day – Tout Quarry Sculpture Park and Nature Reserve @ Tout Quarry Sculpture Park and Nature Reserve
Aug 12 @ 10:00 am – 7:30 pm

Tout Quarry Sculpture Park & Nature Reserve
– Portland Quarries Nature Park Event

Wednesday 12th August – Day of free events
Portland Sculpture & Quarry Trust and Dorset Wildlife Trust

The Drill Hall Gallery & Project Space
10 – 1pm and 2 – 4pm Dreaming Heads Mask Making Workshop with artist Sarah Woodfine, for children and adults, exploring ideas of dreams and landscapes. (Meet 10 am Tout Quarry Car Park, end of Tradecroft to and also at the Drill Hall Gallery on Easton Lane where the mask making workshop will take place)
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Tout Quarry Sculpture Park and Nature Reserve
12noon – 1pm – Dorset Wildlife Trust Walks – Plants, Butterflies and Geology
12noon – 1pm – Portland Sculpture & Quarry Trust – Sculpture interpretation walks and drawing sessions at Antony Gormley’s life size figure ‘Still Falling’ incised into the rock strata (whittled) falling through 250 million years of time.

1 – 2pm Explore mythical potential of caves & quarries with sound artists in Quarrymen’s shelter at Lano’s Bridge followed by projections at the Drill Hall.

2 – 4pm – Memory Stones Stone Carving Workshop in open air workshop.

4 – 5pm – ten to fifteen minute encounters with architect Nicholas Hawksmoor ( assistant to Christopher Wren) in Tout Quarry ( at Drill Hall if rain) – who is arriving from the Painted Hall at Greenwich to select Portland Stone for the Greenwich Hospital for Seamen and 6 other London Churches.
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The Drill Hall Gallery & Project Space
5 – 6pm – Food and Refreshments – ‘Portland Fresh’ – reasonably priced Salads and Quiche, Smoothies, Tea & Coffee.

6pm – 7.30pm ‘Portland Stories’ – Absolute Theatre present excerpts from the project with sound and video recordings of peoples experiences and the ‘Roy Dog’ performance by students from IPACA. Portland Stories is an ongoing project based at the Drill Hall so if you have any stories or a story to tell, Simon and Peter will be on hand to record. Portland Sculpture & Quarry Trust – Living Archive 7.30pm to 8.00pm.

Phone – 01305-826736, email psqt@learningstone.org – info@learningstone.org or see online events calendar on home page of www.learningstone.org

Aug
14
Fri
2015
Weekend Stone Carving and Sculpture Course @ Driill Hall Stone Workspace
Aug 14 @ 9:30 am – Aug 16 @ 5:00 pm

Weekend Stone Carving Course for beginners and all,levels of skill. Places Available.

Aug
24
Mon
2015
Summer One Week Stone Carving and Sculpture Course @ Tout Quarry Sculpture Park and Nature Reserve
Aug 24 @ 9:30 am – Aug 28 @ 5:30 pm

One Week Stone Carving and Sculpture Course for beginners and all levels of skill. Places Available.

Aug
28
Fri
2015
Weekend Stone Carving and Sculpture Course @ Driill Hall Stone Workspace
Aug 28 @ 9:30 am – Aug 31 @ 5:00 pm

4 Day Weekend Stone carving and Sculpture Course for beginners and all levels of skill. Places Available.

Sep
7
Mon
2015
Summer One Week Stone Carving and Sculpture Course @ Tout Quarry Sculpture Park and Nature Reserve
Sep 7 @ 9:30 am – Sep 11 @ 5:00 pm

One Week Stone Carving and Sculpture Course for beginners and all levels of skill. Places Available.

Sep
14
Mon
2015
Summer One Week Stone Carving and Sculpture Course @ Tout Quarry Sculpture Park and Nature Reserve
Sep 14 @ 9:30 am – Sep 18 @ 5:00 pm

One Week Stone Carving and Sculpture Course for beginners and all levels of skill. Places Available.

Sep
28
Mon
2015
Summer One Week Stone Carving and Sculpture Course @ Tout Quarry Sculpture Park and Nature Reserve
Sep 28 @ 9:30 am – Oct 2 @ 5:00 pm

One Week Stone Carving and Sculpture Course for beginners and all levels of skill. Places Available.