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New for autumn/winter 2016

Fancy trying your hand at stone carving, making your own charcoal or learning all about lime mortar? Perhaps you would like to be able to map your botanical or archaeological surveys. Limited places are available on the following training courses. To book your place please contact the AONB office on 01423 712950 or

Three people re-pointing a small outbuilding with lime mortar Lime Mortaring Saturday 1st October 10am to 4.30pm
An introduction to principles and practice of using lime mortars for maintaining and restoring older buildings (pre-WWI).
With: Alan Gardner, Gardner Associates
At: Wath village
Cost: £10
A block of stone with a carving of a bird in progress Introduction to Stone Masonry 4th & 5th October 9.30am to 4.30pm
This two day course will introduce you to basic stone carving techniques for lettering and simple relief through hands on work on your own individual project.
With: Joseph Hayton, Sculptor
At: King Street Workshops, Pateley Bridge
Cost: £20
Close up of burning charcoal Small-scale Charcoal Burning 25th October 9.30am to 4pm
Gain an insight into charcoal making during this one day workshop using compact kilns.
With: Peter Brambleby
At: Fishpond Wood, Bewerley
Cost: £10
QGIS logo Introduction to QGIS
22nd November 10am to 4pm
Learn how to use free digital mapping software to help understand the cultural and natural heritage of the world around you from landscape to garden scale. Bring your own laptops (software advice provided before the course).
With: Jim Brightman, Solstice Heritage
At: Pateley Bridge Council Chamber
Cost: £10
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  1. C Hopwood-lewis says:

    Hi I’m interested in the QGIS course

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