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Fila has launched a RIBA CPD-approved seminar on surface care.
20 February 2013 | Events
Surface care specialist Fila has launched a new RIBA-approved CPD seminar. The new seminar, entitled ’Cleaning, Sealing & Maintaining Natural Stone Surfaces’ will assist in the...
Graham Wilson's carving of the Norse God Odin with the ravens Hugin and Munin.
22 January 2013 | Events
The European Stone Carving Festival is returning to the UK this year (21-23 June) to be held at the Castle in Lincoln. The last time it was in England was at Canterbury Cathedral in 2003.The Festival...
21 January 2013 | Events
Stone suppliers from both the UK and overseas are filling up the Natural Stone Show ready for its opening at ExCeL London on 30 April.For three days, the Show will be the centre of attention for the...
The new Bench designed by Chris Dove and Craig Mitchell and made by young masons at CWO using Grove Whitbed Portland limestone.
11 December 2012 | Events
The video above shows Alderman Jeffrey Evans, Sheriff of the City of London, unveiling a new Grove Whitbed Portland limestone bench, designed by architectural students Chris Dove and Craig Mitchell...
Scenes from the Stone Festival at Bowes Museum last month. There will be more photos in the printed edition of Natural Stone Specialist.
11 December 2012 | Events
The grounds of the spectacular Bowes Museum in Barnard Castle, Teesdale, were the setting for 12 days of stone presented by the Heritage Lottery Fund-supported VAR (Vernacular Architecture Revival)...
Artist Iain Cotton unveils his work in front of Bath Abbey assisted by Cotswold Voluntary Warden John Walker.
11 December 2012 | Events
An Irish Blue Limestone stone set into the pavement at the front of Bath Abbey to mark the start and end of England’s newest National Trail was unveiled last month (25 October).The stone...
The festival started in sunshine but ended in snow. Next year's is being moved forward to September.
11 December 2012 | Events
The grounds of the spectacular Bowes Museum in Barnard Castle, Teesdale, were the setting for an ambitious 12 days of stone presented by the Heritage Lottery Fund-backed VAR (Vernacular Architecture...
20 November 2012 | Events
The National Stone Centre near Wirksworth, Derbyshire, is inviting those involved in quarrying in Derbyshire, now or in the past, to a meeting at the Stone Centre of 22 October. The aim is to record...
The Stone Federation at the heart of the 'Village' at the Stone Show last time.
20 November 2012 | Events
The 10th Natural Stone Show returns to ExCeL London 30 April-2 May 2013. With more than six months still to go, support for the event from Stone Federation members is on schedule to surpass all...
The new Portland stone bench that is being unveiled on 24 October.
20 November 2012 | Events
The picture on the right is a computer-generated image of what a new Grove Whitbed Portland stone bench will look like when it is unveiled by the Sheriff of the City of London, The Hon Jeffrey Evans...
Burlington were flying a lone flag for English stone at Marmomacc.

Burlington were flying a lone flag for English stone at Marmomacc.

20 November 2012 | Events
The world stone industry extracted 4% more stone last year than in 2010 and traded 2.2% more of it internationally, according to the Italian World Stone Industry report launched at the Marmomacc...
4 October 2012 | Events
Stone and paving specialist Marshalls is hosting a major stone industry safety day at Pasture House Quarry, Huddesfield HX3 9TG, on 20 September.It is being organised by the Dimension Stone Group of...
Before Alex Williams could start cutting this 132-letter inscription in Clipsham stone he had to recreate the Gothic alphabet used on the original.
13 August 2012 | Events
Few aspects of construction attract such favourable attention from the public as traditionally detailed stonework. It inspires the same awe and admiration today as it has over the millennia.On 30...
16 July 2012 | Events
Recognising the international reach of the UK’s leading architectural practices that regularly visit the Natural Stone Show, the Architects’ Day at the Show in 2013 is going global.The...
The angel carved by Carrie Horwood at Ludlow and, above it, Barry Wrafter's work inspired by Clones' Puppy Skull Carver.
16 July 2012 | Events
LudlowAfter the success of the first carving festival at Ludlow last year, run to help raise money for St Laurence Church restoration fund, it was decided to stage another carving festival this year...

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