Gloucester Stone Carving Festival at The Llanthony Secunda Priory, Gloucester

Gloucestershire Geology Trust will be at festival which runs on the 23rd and 24th May.

This year 20+ stonemasons from around the country with varying levels of expertise will be given a block of stone and less than 20hrs to carve an animal themed sculpture. An auction of the sculptures will take place at 3pm on Sunday 24th May. The organiser has carved a beautiful elephant which is the raffle prize and the draw will take place after the auction, tickets are just £2 each.

As well as the stonemasons there are pop-up shops and activities, including The Llanthony Priory Trust, The Gloucester Geology trust, The Newport Ship Trust, Have a go at Stonecarving, Cotswold Archaeology, Gloucester City Council and 6 pop-up shops!

The event has been organised by Gloucester Stonecarving Festival and Cat’s Eye Carving.

For further infomation visit their website: