Dry stone walling course starting

PETERBOROUGH Regional College have launched a new dry stone walling course running throughout March and April.

This practical course involves hands on physical activity in an attractive outdoor setting. The course is suitable for persons of all ages, and covers a whole range of dry stone wall aspects including building a section of a wall.

Peterborough Regional College’s Rural Skills team and expert trainer Richard Donoyou will be running the course.

Richard is a chartered surveyor, chartered town planner and full member of the Institute of Historic Building Conservation, and has been involved in local dry stone walling for 30 years, acted as an instructor to the National Trust and other conservation bodies.

Richard will share his rich knowledge of local walling techniques, environmental and conservation knowledge as you work on Clare Cottage’s historic site. Anyone who has an interest in Dry Stone Walling, Heritage and Conservation, will find this course interesting and inspiring.

The course covers the art of building, repairing and preservation of dry stone walls as well as an insight into the history of dry stone walling.

For further information about this course please contact Jane Hodges on 01733-863072 or email jane.hodges@peterborough.ac.uk. Alternatively you could visit our next Open Day which will be held on Monday, 19 March from 6pm – 8pm.