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October Carving Weekends

Posted by natasha smith on Monday, September 28, 2020,
More weekend courses running this October which is soon at my rustic workshop in Ancrum. Prepare for a meditative fulfilling creative time in the wilds of the Borders. Spaces available on these exclusive courses limited to 2 people for maximum safety in a time of Covid. But here at least you can forget about it for 2 days as you tap away at your stone.
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Dare to Dream

Posted by natasha smith on Wednesday, June 10, 2020,
Lettering courses planned for august and September. Saturdays and Sundays at my atmospheric workshop in ancrum. See the courses page for more details of dates. I am preparing a PDF for you to get details of what to expect. Strictly limited to 2 maximum for social distancing  - hope to see some of you in the late summer. Prepare to get down and dusty!
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Monday Stone Carving Days

Posted by natasha smith on Wednesday, February 26, 2020,
On 23, and 30 March I have one-day workshops which are an opportunity to have lots of tuition in lettering and carving. Each day is a stand alone but you may be bitten by the bug and compelled to return. 
As always a tasty home-made soup, bread, cakes and coffee is included in the price as well of course as the stone and use of tools
Why not treat yourself to what is a surprisingly relaxing activity. The soothing tap of chisel on stone and the immense satisfaction of piece of hand-made work you...
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Mindful Monday Carving Workshops

Posted by natasha smith on Sunday, May 19, 2019,

I am running  beginners and continuers carving days every Monday from my  workshop in the beautiful village of Ancrum just off the A68,4 miles North ofJedburgh.

These are for a maximum of 3 people at a time and run from 9.30 till 5pm with a break for lunch .  All materials , use of tools, tuition and home-baked refreshments are provided.

The cost is £90 per person with a 10% discount for block bookings  - that is a series of 3 or more days. Do message or ring for further information....

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weekend successes, Thank you!

Posted by natasha smith on Friday, September 13, 2013,
Thanks to all of you who came to my dusty open workshop at the weekend, struggling down a potholed track to be rewarded by rock-cakes, stone carvings and a beautiful view of Rubers Law my local (extinct) volcano.
The following weekend "Meet Your Maker" at Hawick Textile Towerhouse was also a great success. 
I had quite a few people keen to have a shot of letter cutting, so much so that I am thinking of running a taster course in carving in the Spring! watch this space.
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