The Stone Carving Studio with Kate Semple

Kate is a clear, energetic and inspiring teacher who creates a friendly and supportive studio space.

I really enjoyed learning to carve with her, including her pushing me into new territory.

Susan from Bristol

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About The Weekly Classes

Over an 8-week term students can complete a simple project or spend longer on a more complicated piece. Kate will help you develop an idea then guide you through the techniques required to create your own sculpture. Courses have a maximum of 6 places. We are presently running with reduced numbers for social distancing. Please contact Kate before booking.

Many people become totally hooked on this wonderful art and come back year after year. Kate has been teaching some of her students for more than a decade! The Stone Carving Studio also runs trips to exhibitions and places of interest every year.

Summer Dates: 5th June to 27th July 2021

Saturday Morning 10:00 – 13:00
June 5th – July 24th. Confirm & Book

Saturday Afternoon 13:30 – 16:30
June 5th – July 24th. Confirm & Book

Monday Afternoon 13:30 – 16:30
June 7th – July 26th. Confirm & Book

Tuesday Morning 10:00 – 13:00
June 8th – July 27th. Confirm & Book

Tuesday Afternoon 13:30 – 16:30
June 8th – July 27th. Confirm & Book

Autumn Dates: 2nd October to 23rd November 2021

Saturday Morning 10:00 – 13:00
October 2nd – November 20th. Confirm & Book

Saturday Afternoon 13:30 – 16:30
October 2nd – November 20th. Confirm & Book

Monday Afternoon 13:30 – 16:30
October 4th – November 22nd. Confirm & Book

Tuesday Morning 10:00 – 13:00
October 5th – November 23rd. Confirm & Book

Tuesday Afternoon 13:30 – 16:30
October 5th – November 23rd. Confirm & Book

Covid-19 Information

Working Safely at “The Stone Carving Studio” 

Kate is pleased to be fully up and running, while still being very careful regarding the spread of Covid.

Please help us to provide a safe environment for everyone when attending the studio during these difficult times:

  1. Please wear masks or face coverings in the studio
  2. There is hand sanitizer available for use when arriving and leaving
  3. Please wash hands regularly
  4. Please wipe around the toilet and sink after use
  5. Please DO NOT attend a class if you feel unwell


Kate provides refreshments during the classes, please feel free to bring your own cup if you would prefer to. Only wrapped biscuits are served.

What Is Included?

All tools and refreshments included. Glasses or safety glasses must be worn at all times while working with stone.

What Is Not Included?

The cost of stone is not included as individual projects vary. It is available to purchase at the sessions – prices from £15.

What To Bring

Old clothes, stout shoes. Kate has lots of sources of inspiration at the studio, however, it’s always a good idea to think about what you would like to make and bring some pictures along if you can. Traditional or contemporary, simple or complicated, Kate can help you through!


Workshop 12, Charmborough Farm, Charlton Road, RADSTOCK BA3 5FX

Turn right into the farm and follow the track around to the back of the industrial units. The workshop is clearly marked and there is ample parking.

This course is suitable for all abilities.


Payments accepted: PayPal (Visa, MasterCard, Maestro, American Express), Bank Transfer, or Cheque.


For more information please contact:
Tel: 07793581059

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