News & Events

Purbeck Makers Market

Our Purbeck Makers Market is over the weekend starting on Friday 30th March to Monday 2nd April. Open daily from 10am till 4.30pm. Free entry.
Come and watch Woodworking, Silver Smithing, Stonecarving, Spinning and Ceramics and more. Talk to the artists demonstrating their skills. Work by these local makers will be for sale.
(Artist demo times will vary). Refreshments available.
Posted on 09 Feb 2018

Easter Holiday courses

We have Family, Adult and Children Have-A-Go stone carving on Tues 3rd, Wed 4th, Thurs 5th April. They cost 30.00 for adults and 17.50 for children which includes stone and refreshments.
We also have a Fossil Art class with John House on Wed 4th April which costs 15.00 per child and runs from 10.00-12.00. This is a unique session to craft a "fossil" from natural materials and to make up paints from rock using them to make a little "cave painting".
Please book by email or phone 01929 439405.
Posted on 09 Feb 2018

Sculpture Courses for February, March, April, May 2018

Engraving Skills with Val Quinn
Saturdays: 14th April, 12th May, 16th June, 7th July, 11th August, 8th September
Time: 10.00 - 1 pm
Learn the basic skills of engraving in Purbeck Stone with sculptor Val Quinn. This course will enable concentration, coordination, control and skill. The session is therapeutic, meditative and achievable. Drawing skills unnecessary and all ideas welcome.
Cost 60.00 per adult.
Stone Carving with Jonathan Sells
Saturdays: 24th March, 28th April, 19th May, 23rd June, 14th July, 18th August, 22nd September
Time: 10.00 - 2 pm
Learn about the tools used and the basic skills of stone carving with award winning sculptor Jonathan Sells. Cost 80.00 per adult.
Posted on 17 Jan 2018
Visit the Photo Gallery for some fantastic stone carving photographs
Buy Vouchers

    You can purchase Burngate vouchers, and redeem them against any scheduled courses - available for the amount of your choice

    More Info »

Our Tutors

Our tutors are highly experienced, trained and friendly. They will teach you everythig you need to know

Meet Our Tutors »

Group Bookings

Fantastic deals for groups

Please contact the Centre to discuss special group discounts for 10 people or more

Read More »