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October 2020

Goulds Hill

October 11, 2020
Goulds Hill, Upwey
Weymouth, United Kingdom

Members Practice. After recent cancellations, due to the weather, a chance to make the 'final-push' to complete the entire wall-length.

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Dorset branch AGM

October 17, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Annual General Meeting of the Dorset branch of the Dry Stone Walling Association. Given current COVID-19 restrictions, this is likely to be a remote session via Zoom.

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Renscombe

October 24, 2020 - October 25, 2020
Renscombe, Renscombe Car Park, 3 Renscombe Rd, Worth Matravers
Swanage, Dorset BH19 3LL United Kingdom

Members' practice. Restoring the wall at Renscombe Car Park, above Chapman's Pool, Dorset. Due to COVID-restrictions, numbers will be limited. So, please confirm arrangements with Sally (Branch Secretary) beforehand.

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Renscombe

October 31, 2020
Renscombe, Renscombe Car Park, 3 Renscombe Rd, Worth Matravers
Swanage, Dorset BH19 3LL United Kingdom

Members' practice

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November 2020

CANCELLED – Renscombe

November 7, 2020 - November 8, 2020
Renscombe, Renscombe Car Park, 3 Renscombe Rd, Worth Matravers
Swanage, Dorset BH19 3LL United Kingdom

Members' practice

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CANCELLED – DIGS Geoconservation Session, Crack Lane Quarry

November 12, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 1:30 pm

Dorset DSWA members may be interested in helping the DIGS group geoconservation workparty at Crack Lane Quarry, Langton Matravers. The disused quarry at Crack Lane exposes the Broken Shell Limestone Bed, or Burr, used as ashlar and rubble-stone in many medieval buildings and walls, including Corfe Castle. The quarry was also the source of Purbeck Marble which has been widely used for interior decorative features. However, Purbeck Marble is not very resilient to exterior use. Its constituent iron minerals, responsible…

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CANCELLED – Venue to be confirmed

November 21, 2020 - November 22, 2020

Members' Practice. Likely to be at Renscombe or Langton Herring.

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December 2020

Venue to be confirmed

December 5, 2020 - December 6, 2020

Members' Practice. Likely to be at Renscombe or Langton Herring.

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Venue to be confirmed

December 19, 2020 - December 20, 2020

Members' Practice. Likely to be at Renscombe or Langton Herring.

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January 2021

Renscombe – CANCELLED

January 9 - January 10
Renscombe, Renscombe Car Park, 3 Renscombe Rd, Worth Matravers
Swanage, Dorset BH19 3LL United Kingdom

Members' practice. Restoring the wall at Renscombe Car Park, above Chapman's Pool, Dorset. Due to COVID-restrictions, numbers will be limited. So, please confirm arrangements with Phyllis (Branch Secretary) beforehand.

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