Burngate Stone Carving Centre


Situated in the beautiful Isle of Purbeck, Dorset with views over Swanage Bay, Burngate is the perfect location for families and people of all ages and abilities to come and enjoy expert tuition on traditional sculpture, letter and stone carving.

Burngate has some great courses and tutorials available over Mothering Sunday weekend.  Why not bring your mum along for a fun and original day out!


Lettering in stone: Art of the letter with Anna Bowen
Friday 16thMarch

Family have-a-go carving
Saturday 17thMarch

Freeform carving with Jonathan Sells
Monday 19thMarch
Day and half day option

Spring 2012

Easter Craft Fair
Friday 6th – Monday 9th April

Courses taking place over the Easter Craft Fair weekend:

Family have-a-go stone carving
Saturday 7th – Monday 9th April

Freeform carving
Sunday 8th – Monday 9th April

Local art and craft demonstrations will be taking place throughout the day, along with a gallery of sculpture and stone carving. Stone carving courses will be taking place for all the family over the Easter Craft Fair weekend. Refreshments and homemade cakes will also be available.

Family Open Day – New!
Saturday 28th April

  • Free children's art activities

  • Free stone carving tasters

  • Free tasters of art and craft courses and demonstrations

Come and join in the fun at Burngate for the very first Family Open Day, new for 2012. With lots of courses for all the family, there is certainly something for everyone. The tea room will be open for visitors to stock up on delicious homemade cakes and cream teas – perfect for a day of crafts and stone carving!

Booking is essential due to limited space. For further details and to book a course please visit www.burngatestonecentre.co.uk or call 01929 439405. You should dress for mess and lots of fun!

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