News and Reports

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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CUMBRIA BRANCH SPECIAL EVENT IN LOCKDOWN

CUMBRIA BRANCH SPECIAL EVENT IN LOCKDOWN ! As you will be aware the annual walling competition at Penrith Show will not be happening this year. However, George Allonby has come up with an idea! George is, as you know, very in
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