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SF Members Event speaker Peter Schofield

Peter Schofield, Head of Integrated Commissioning & Procurement at Manchester City Council, was to have spoken at the Stone Federation Members Event on 29 April.

25 March 2020 | Events
Stone Federation Great Britain's Members Event and AGM due to be held at Manchester’s five-star The Lowry Hotel on Wednesday 29 April has been postponed.  It has been rescheduled for...
POSTPONED Traditional Buildings Weekend

The Traditional Buildings Weekend on the Isle of Man has been postponed. It is hoped it can be rearranged when the Coronavirus pandemic is over.

17 March 2020 | Events
The Traditional Buildings Weekend that was to be held on the Isle of Man from 30 April to 2 May has been posponed due to the Coronavirus Covid-19 pandemic. The weekend was part of the programme...
Mayor of Halifax Dot Foster with one of the club founders, John Swift, and his sister Helen Jukes

Mayor of Halifax Dot Foster with one of the club founders, John Swift, and his sister Helen Jukes, who is the club's secretary and a stone carving tutor.

15 March 2020 | Events
West Riding Stone Carving Association celebrated its 10th anniversary on Saturday (15 March) with an open day attended by, among others, Halifax Mayor Dot Foster, who spoke to many of the carvers who...
Isle of Man Traditional Buildings Weekend

Find out a whole lot more about traditional building during the Building Limes Forum Traditional Building Weekend on the Isle of Man, 30 April-2 May.

11 March 2020 | Events
The Building Limes Forum (BLF) is holding a Traditional Buildings Weekend at the Manx Museum, Douglas, on the Isle of Man from 30 April to 2 May.It follows the success of the Traditional Mortars...

The Stone+tec stone exhibition has been postponed to next year.

9 March 2020 | Events
The Stone+tec exhibition due to be held in Nuremberg, Germany, 17-20 June has been postponed due to the Coronavirus Covid-19.No alternative date has yet been set but it is anticipated the exhibition...
Izmir Marble Fair

The Izmir Marble Fair in Turkey has been postponed. No new date for it has yet been decided.

9 March 2020 | Events
The Marble fair in Izmir, Turkey, due to be held 1-4 April has been postponed due to the Coronavirus Covid-19.No alternative date has yet been announced. The fair organisers say a new date will be...
HE Traditional Roofing conference

More than 100 leaders of the built heritage sector attended the Historic England Traditional Roofing conference on 3 March.

4 March 2020 | Events
Roofs play a significant role in defining the built heritage. Historic England explored some of the issues involving roofs at a major conference in London in March titled Traditional Roofs: Facing...

Can you help to rebuild the dry stone walls of Yorkshire damaged in the floods?

26 February 2020 | Events
Given the current Coronavirus outbreak the DSWA Trustee Board has taken the difficult decision to suspend all DSWA events, courses and activities until the end of June.  We all need to help...
New Stone Age exhibition at The Building Centre

The New Stone Age exhibition and events programme at The Building Centre in Store Street, London, opens on 27 February.

19 February 2020 | Events
New Stone Age Exhibition and events programme at The Building Centre, Store Street, London Open from 27 Feb - 15 May Monday to Friday: 9am – 6pm Saturday: 10am – 5pm ...
Chinese stone

The Chinese presence at KBB is online only to protect visitors from Coronavirus.

18 February 2020 | Events
In order to protect visitors to the KBB exhibition at the NEC, Birmingham, 1-4 March, from the Coronavirus epidemic, the Chinese presence is being made purely digital.KBB Event Director Mark Gordon...
Surface Design

The delightful Victorian former Royal Agricultural Hall once again was the venue for the Surface Design exhibition.

14 February 2020 | Events
Surface Design Show was back at the Business Design Centre in Islington, London, this week (11-13 February) with Stone Federation once again hosting the Stone Knowledge Hub, supported this time by...
West Cork Stone Symposium

Enjoy the craic at the West Cork Stone Symposium, 20-22 March.

3 February 2020 | Events
The West Cork Stone Symposium in Ireland, which has become hugely popular after just three events since its launch, will be back at the Sheep's Head Peninsular again this year for the fourth...
Marmo+Mac at Tise

The Marmo+Mac stand at Tise, the American surfaces exhibition, in January.

1 February 2020 | Events
Tise, the American surfaces exhibition in Las Vegas (January 28-30) saw the Italian exhibition Marmo+Mac host a pavilion with 36 companies represented from Italy, Portugal, India, Germany,...
Xiamen Stone Show postponed

The announcement by Xiamen Stone Fair that the event has been postponed to 6-9 June because of the Wuhan coronavirus.

28 January 2020 | Events
The Xiamen stone show in China, the largest of the world's stone exhibitions, has been postponed until June in response to the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak.The show was to be staged 16-19 March. It...
28 January 2020 | Events
On 4 December at the Leonardo Royal Hotel London Bridge this year's winners of the Natural Stone Awards will be announced by a celebrity guest.If you want to be among those receiving the coveted...