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#STONEFEST OBAN

LOOK, LEARN AND HAVE FUN

CELEBRATING ALL THINGS STONE

#HESSUPPORTED

 #STONEFEST OBAN - 20th and 21ST SEPTEMBER 2019 - ALL WELCOME

Doors open both days at 10AM

Come and join us at The Rockfield Centre, Oban to look, learn and have fun as we celebrate all things STONE.

FRIDAY will see the LAUNCH OF ARGYLL & ISLANDS TRADITIONAL SKILLS FORUM.

This event is supported by a range of talks during the afternoon session

Demonstrations, exhibitions and lots of “hands on” activities for adults and children FRIDAY and SATURDAY

Roofing and Slating Demonstrations, Dry stone walling, Stone Carving, Building Masonry

Exhibitions: “The Scottish Stonemasons who built the Whitehouse” and The Rockfield Centre Heritage Collection – Ragged School Alphabet Stone; JMK Story

Our contractor on site, TSL, will be giving guided tours of the Main building works. Limited spaces, sturdy footwear required . Spaces for tours booked on the day at the Community Huts.

Children/Young people come and try activities include -  soap carving; printing; lego builds; giant jenga; panning for gold

Both days will be supported by a range of local exhibitors

TEA , COFFEE and CAKES

ALL WELCOME

FRIDAY 20th OPEN 10- 4PM

SATURDAY 21st 10 AM - 3PM

AS SPACE IS LIMITED THE TALKS TAKING PLACE ON FRIDAY 20th CAN BE BOOKED VIA EVENTBRITE PAGE -

LINKS BELOW:

13.00pm   St Comghans Chapel - Neil McAllister GLM _

13.30pm  Argyll & Bute Stone - Paul Everett British Geological Survey  

14.30pm   Scottish Slate and Roofing Traditions - Neil Grieve

15.00pm   We dig Stone - Marcus Paine, Stone Federation GB

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