South West Scotland Branch

                                                                   of the

Dry Stone Walling Association of Great Britain

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Branch Programme of Events

This programme may be subject to change - please check regularly for the up to date information.


This year, Practice Meets for branch members will be run in conjunction with Training Courses but we still need to know, prior to the date, how many people plan to attend.

Craft Certification Scheme CCS Test Application

Test candidates should read the Craftsman Certification Scheme booklet and understand fully what is required of them during the test.


Please Note - Applications must be sent to DSWA HQ at least 6 weeks prior to the test date.

Branch members are welcome to attend Branch/Committee meetings. If you plan to attend, please let the secretary know at least 7 days beforehand to enable seating and tea/coffee arrangements to be made.

Due to the COVID-19 outbreak events may be subject to cancellation or postponement.


Sorry for any inconvenience.



Date                              Event                                       Venue



February 18th              Branch Meeting                      Crown Hotel, Newton Stewart at 7.30pm



April  25th/26th           Beginners Training                 Loch Arthur, Beeswing  CANCELLED




May 19th                      Branch Meeting                       Crown Hotel, Newton Stewart at 7.30pm CANCELLED



June 20th/21st            Beginners Training                  Girvan, South Ayrshire  CANCELLED




August 18th                 Branch Meeting                      Crown Hotel, Newton Stewart at 7.30pm CANCELLED



August                         Craftsmanship Certification    CANCELLED

                                     Test Day




Sept  12th & 13th          Beginners Training                 Rainton Farm, Gatehouse of Fleet CANCELLED




October 11th                 SLG Meeting                             Elphinstone Hotel, Biggar at 11.00am



November 17th           AGM & Branch meeting             The Crown Hotel, Newton Stewart at 7.30pm







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