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West Cork Stone Symposium, Ireland, 24-26 March

Friday 24th March 2017 to Sunday 26th March 2017
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The West Cork Stone Symposium celebrates stone as part of our environment and as a source of inspiration throughout the ages

Spend a weekend learning traditional skills at the West Cork Stone Symposium (24-26 March).

We've gathered some of the world's best stone carvers and dry stone wallers to share their skills with you on West Cork's stunning coastline.

Choose from dry stone walling workshops and stone carving workshops led by experts around the tiny fishing village of Ahakista on West Cork's award-winning Sheep's Head peninsula.

Book your ticket from a range of single day and multiday passes.

You can mix and match your workshops with some fantastic experiences over three days.

The packed programme includes guided walks, a photography workshop, a rock art exhibition, and even a 'walk and whiskey tour' on nearby Whiddy Island.

Events planned include

Friday

Heritage Tour Bere Island – History Set in Stone.
Garden Tour [West Cork Garden Trail] – Flourishing Among Stones
Guided Walk & Whiskey Tasting on Whiddy Island
Walking Tour – Allihies Copper Mines
Meet the Makers Craft Tour

Saturday | Sunday

Stone-Wall Building Demonstration inc. Visitor Participation
Stone Carving Demonstrations
Stone Balancing Demonstrations
Chisel-Making – Hand-Carving Chisels: Blacksmith, JJ Bowen
Guided Walk – Sheep’s Head Way

3-Day Exhibitions

Rock Art Exhibition
Geology Walking Tour
Art Exhibition: Inspired by Stone
Photo Exhibition: Inspired by Stone
Photo Competition

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The West Cork Stone Symposium celebrates stone as part of our environment and as a source of inspiration throughout the ages

Spend a weekend learning traditional skills at the West Cork Stone Symposium (24-26 March).

We've gathered some of the world's best stone carvers and dry stone wallers to share their skills with you on West Cork's stunning coastline.

Choose from dry stone walling workshops and stone carving workshops led by experts around the tiny fishing village of Ahakista on West Cork's award-winning Sheep's Head peninsula.

Book your ticket from a range of single day and multiday passes.

You can mix and match your workshops with some fantastic experiences over three days.

The packed programme includes guided walks, a photography workshop, a rock art exhibition, and even a 'walk and whiskey tour' on nearby Whiddy Island.

Events planned include

Friday

Heritage Tour Bere Island – History Set in Stone.
Garden Tour [West Cork Garden Trail] – Flourishing Among Stones
Guided Walk & Whiskey Tasting on Whiddy Island
Walking Tour – Allihies Copper Mines
Meet the Makers Craft Tour

Saturday | Sunday

Stone-Wall Building Demonstration inc. Visitor Participation
Stone Carving Demonstrations
Stone Balancing Demonstrations
Chisel-Making – Hand-Carving Chisels: Blacksmith, JJ Bowen
Guided Walk – Sheep’s Head Way

3-Day Exhibitions

Rock Art Exhibition
Geology Walking Tour
Art Exhibition: Inspired by Stone
Photo Exhibition: Inspired by Stone
Photo Competition

Ahakista
Co Cork
Ireland

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