National Stone Centre

Opening Hours
10am - 5 pm Apr - Sep
10am - 4 pm Oct - Mar
7 days a week

Stone Carving Taster Day

Experience Level: Beginner
Course Type: Stone Carving
Course Duration: 1 Day

Stone Carving Taster Day

The Stone Carving Taster Day is designed to offer an introduction to the techniques of stone carving for beginners. During the day you will learn about the types of stone used for carving and receive basic instruction in the tools and techniques used for carving stone. You will also create a small piece of work, for example lettering or a floral design, to take home with you at the end of the course.

Select your preferred date and click on the book icon. To ensure your place please pay through PayPal. You do not need to have a PayPal account - you can pay by credit or debit card by signing in as a guest to pay into our PayPal account. Alternatively you can call us any day on 01629 824833 (we are open seven days a week from 10am to 4pm) to make your payment by credit or debit card over the phone. You can also pay in person in the Rock Shop within the Discovery Centre at the National Stone Centre in cash, or by card or cheque, or by posting us a cheque to the National Stone Centre, Porter Lane, Matlock, DE4 4LS.

Cancellation Policy

Circumstances may arise whereby, due to reasons beyond our control, a part or the whole of a course must be postponed or cancelled. Where possible notice will be given. If a course is cancelled you will be offered an alternative date, valid within 12 months. We do not offer refunds to attendees who cancel within 4 weeks of a course date. Under exceptional circumstances we will always work with you to find acceptable solutions.