On Saturday 18 February 2017 between 10am–4pm (with an hour for lunch) Alan Micklethwaite, former Head Carver at Lincoln Cathedral, will give a class on stone carving in the Visual Arts Studio. Age 14+ £50 (£40 concessions, ]under 16s £15)
Few decorative crafts can claim to be more ancient than stone carving, with the earliest carved objects dating well into prehistory. In this workshop you will be introduced to the basic techniques, tools and principles of stone carving, and work to complete a decorative carved relief motif in stone.
Alan Micklethwaite has more than 20 years’ experience as a stone carver all over England, beginning his career at Lincoln Cathedral where he rose to become Head Carver.