Chestnut Hill Conference Lodge

The Chestnut Hill Conference Lodge conference, leisure and dining areas, can be booked for exclusive, or shared client use. 






Hours of operation
Reception
9am to 5pm Mon-Fri



For bookings
call 03 9755 2145
or email us
info@chestnut-hill.com.au
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RECENT CLASSES JUST CONCLUDED SUCCESSFULLY

Keep an eye on this page for classes in 2013.  Paul's studio is onsite at Chestnut Hill Conference Lodge and he acts as Artist in Residence.  If you would like to be notified of up and coming courses, please email us and we will respond with course dates when they are finalised.

TOOLS OF THE STONE MASONRY TRADE

 Tool kit

Let Paul Smith take you on a journey as he introduces you to the tools of this ancient profession and shares his knowledge of current day methods.  You are taken through prehistoric, ancient Greek, Medieval and Modern day stoneworking.

Paul is a current working stonemason/stone sculptor and is a co-director of Millstone Pty Ltd.  Paul is also director of Ancient Trades and Arts.

He has studied at London City and Guilds Art School and has a background working on projects from houses to historic building restorations.

 

EVENING SESSION (NEW DATES TO BE ADVISED)

7.30PM - 9.30PM  COST $30

BOOKINGS 97552145  or  info@chestnut-hill.com.au

Accommodation and meals currently available at Chestnut Hill Conference Lodge.

 

INTRODUCTION TO CONSTRUCTION WITH STONE

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This is a short beginners' course directed at people who have the desire to build their own stone retaining or feature walls.  This will be taught by Paul Smith who is a Churchill Fellowship recipient.  Classes are small to enable skills to be learned.

Beginners' stone walling aims to give the student basic skills and knowledge of stone wall construction.  Includes set out, tools, foundations, stone types and techniques.

It is run over two evenings and one weekend (20 HOURS DURATION).

(new dates to be advised)

Includes morning and afternoon teas and light lunches.

BOOKINGS 97552145  or  info@chestnut-hill.com.au

Accommodation and meals currently available at Chestnut Hill Conference Lodge.