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© Sculptworks

 Discover the ancient craft of stone carving 

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Sculptworks is based at Dartington Hall in Totnes and run by Maria Moorhouse. 

Maria is an experienced tutor artist who runs regular weekday workshops and courses catering for all capabilities.

If you are looking for a new creative hobby, or wish to brush up on existing skills Maria's courses are the perfect solution. Learn in an informal, relaxed setting in the grounds of beautiful Dartington Hall.




Short courses for Beginners 


   Weekend Workshops  2022

              Available to book

             6 places per course



Stone Sculpture

Wednesday Morning

9.30 am-12.30

Afternoon group 

1-4 pm

21st September -30th November  10 sessions 

No session 2nd  November


Stone Sculpture


No sessions


Letter Cutting

To be confirmed 


Stone Sculpture

Tuesday Morning  - 9.30 am -12.30

Tuesday Afternoon - 1 pm-4 pm 

20th September - 29th November 2022

No session 1st November

10 Sessions 


Stone Sculpture

No session on Thursdays

Learning to carve stone has been a life changing experience for me, which started when I first met Maria in 2009 when taking part in the Adult Learning Sculpture Course which she then taught. I continued on to her private courses, where Maria’s intelligent guidance, warmth and support has enabled me to develop my carving skills at my own pace. Giving me the confidence to try out new ideas and stretch my creative limits. I can’t imagine a life now without carving stone and feel forever grateful to Maria for her gentle encouragement and firm belief in my abilities. 

Nicola Axe, former student

Covid-19 Notice


Covid-19 precautions have been put in place while you are in Studio 40.  Social distancing with 2 metre working spaces will be adhered to, courses will have limited participants per groups, masks will be worn when in close contact during teaching ,however while the virus  is rising masks will need to be worn while carving also.

 This safety measure will be in place  until it is safe to create a more relaxed working conditions.