News and Reports

Brathay VISIT 2, day 1 Summary October ’21

Delighted with our work on the previous visit in August, Nick & Kev welcomed some 17 of us for a second weekend in Brathay to tackle more repair & rebuild work on a murky, initially dry, day; later, tree cover gave us
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Westmorland Show Report

The Westmorland Show was exceptionally held this year over 2 days.  The Cumbria Branch attended as usual in the normal spot by the Canal, supported by Alison from HQ, 9 members walled each day in to create at T shaped wall wi
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Brathay day 1 summary August 21

A successful day on this remarkable estate – the 22 DSWA members who turned out were treated to a brief but interesting history, and tour, of the Brathay grounds, from staff Kev & Nick – before tackling a 10 m
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PROPOSED Schedule of Meetings 2021

PLEASE NOTE THAT THESE ARRANGEMENTS ARE PROVISIONAL AND SUBJECT TO THE RESTRICTIONS CAUSED BY THE COVID-19 VIRUS. KEEP WATCHING!  
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Members Newsbrief September 2020

NEWSBRIEF SEPTEMBER 2020 LOCKDOWN THERAPY – or how some members coped! Any more? 1. Steven King, winner of the best cams at the Penrith Virtual Competition, found this build very helpful during shielding. A total of 7.7
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PRESS RELEASE July 2020 – Virtual Walling Competition

Virtual walling competition Every year for the past 30 years, the Cumbria Branch of the Dry Stone Walling Association has held a walling competition at the Penrith Show. This year, of course, the Show was cancelled but the or
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Members Newsbrief July 2020

NEWSBRIEF JULY 2020 NEWS FROM THE WALLS Penrith Show virtual walling competition The results of the competition were : First Prize : Stephen Richardson – Dacre Second Prize : David Buchanan – Penrith Third Prize :
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