The Stone Festival returns to Winchester Cathedralâ€™s historic Inner Close this summer, with an exciting programme of events and activities celebrating the art of stone masonry.
There is no charge to enter the Stone Festival and everyone is welcome to attend.
Masons will gather within the Inner Close of the Cathedral and carve sculptures of their own design, based around the theme â€śKings and Scribesâ€ť. All carvings will be auctioned on the Sunday afternoon, with the proceeds going towards the ongoing restoration works at the Cathedral.
Visitors will have the opportunity to meet the masons and discuss their individual works, have a go at carving, learn more about this ancient art and see what impact this vital work has on the life of the Cathedral today.
FOOD AND DRINK
The Cathedral Refectory is the perfect place to sit back, relax and enjoy a delicious snack or lunchtime treat. Refreshments will be available throughout the day.
Free admission - all welcome!
Stone Festival 2018 Flyer
If you are an experienced stonemason and would like to take part in Stone Festival 2018 pleaseÂ read and fill out the applications below.
Stonemason Application (PDF)
Stonemason Application (Word Doc)