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273 heritage crafts workshops found

Learn traditional heritage crafts at courses and workshops all over the UK. Heritage crafts are so important to our culture and living heritage - we need to keep these skills alive by learning and practicing them or they will not survive! Heritage skills can be as diverse as dry stone walling, wheel-wrighting, ploughing, rope making, gate and hurdle making, wattle and daub techniques, spoon carving, whittling and many more.
Copper foiling in a day
Gold AWARD
Copper foiling in a day
London - Next course on 19th October 2019
£155
Copper-foiling, sometimes referred to as the Tiffany technique, is a simple and versatile stained glass making technique. It is more ‘lightweight’ than traditional leaded stained glass and is ideal for small panels, sun-catchers, lampshades and other 3D objects. This course is ideal for beginers and new-comers to glass. It may also be of interest to those who have worked in other glass techniques and who want to broaden their skills. On this one day introductory course students will complete a hanging sun-catcher to take home. The course will cover all...
Home study - Core skills in natural fabric dyeing
Bronze AWARD
Home study - Core skills in natural fabric dyeing
Online
£199
This exciting, online home-study course teaches you how to dye fabric a spectrum of colours using just three plants. You'll discover the secrets to long lasting results, play with beautiful shibori and tie-dye patterning techniques and create a final piece using your new skills. You'll learn more about the fascinating history and ancient heritage of the craft you're preserving while considering the ecological benefits. Delivered via video and written tutorials that you can instantly download and keep forever, this course is packed full of content to help you feel qualified,...
Make a rocking chair
Make a rocking chair
West Sussex
£685
James Mursell, professional Windsor chair maker, runs these courses from his large and spacious workshop, on his farm in West Sussex. The course is 5 days long (Monday to Friday) and the days begin at 0830 and finish at 1800 (except Friday around 1600). All students can expect to take home a completed chair at the end of the course. The course is suitable for both complete woodworking novices and experienced woodworkers. Everyone will be challenged and will succeed! James has taught chairmaking for the past 14 years and to...
Making stained glass - 5 day course
Gold AWARD
Making stained glass - 5 day course
London - Next course on 21st October 2019
£780
This well-structured course is a wonderful opportunity to immerse yourself in stained glass design and making for 5 consecutive days. It's perfect for those who have done some stained glass before, maybe a weekend or short course, and would like to make their own panel but still require guidance and help. This 5 day course is also an excellent opportunity for those who have some experience but need space and tools to make their own panel. If you are a complete beginner with no experience at all, you are welcome...
Blacksmithing taster day courses in Yorkshire and the North East
Platinum AWARD
(329)
Blacksmithing taster day courses in Yorkshire and the North East
North Yorkshire
£110
Once the fires are lit and the health and safety chat out of the way we will get straight down to the business of hammering some hot steel. The day is fully hands on and as well as learning the basic principles of blacksmithing, you will make two unique items to take home with you. The first project is the snail key ring and after that, students will get to make a dragon themed coat-hook. Techniques for tapering, hole punching, splitting and riveting will be covered. The Forge workshop is...
Pole Lathe Bowl Turning - Your First Bowl
Platinum AWARD
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Pole Lathe Bowl Turning - Your First Bowl
Cumbria
£100
This workshop is suitable for complete beginners or those who only have experience of pole lathe turning on a spindle lathe. Adults only, or over 16 when accompanied by a paying adult. This workshop will be limited to 6 participants. The workshop will focus specifically on the following areas: • The different types of lathe used for turning • Suitable British timbers for bowl turning • Selecting appropriate sections of a log for bowl turning • Roughing out a bowl ‘blank’ using an axe • Safe and effective axe technique...
One day one to one blacksmith course
Platinum AWARD
(119)
One day one to one blacksmith course
West Sussex
£260
Chalk Pit Forge is run by Alex Smith, who has been a blacksmith since 1998 and has run the forge since 2008, teaching one to one courses since 2009. Please visit my website to view more pictures of what people have made on past courses. This course is very popular and can be sold out a year in advance so please contact Alex to check available dates before buying a voucher. The forge is within the beautiful south downs countryside at Amberley Museum, West Sussex. Here I run courses for...
Blacksmithing for beginners
Platinum AWARD
(73)
Blacksmithing for beginners
West Midlands
£169
Ever wanted to try your hand at the ancient art of blacksmithing? Spend a day getting one to one tuition from Chris, a qualified Blacksmith, in his Worcestershire workshop. Go at it hammer and tongs, learn how to manipulate hot steel and produce your own metal masterpiece. Choose from a range of small projects to make and take away with you. Full day courses for two people are also available if you want to bring a friend. I only take on one or two students at a time, no group...
One day stained glass leading for beginners - Birmingham at Stained Glassic
Platinum AWARD
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One day stained glass leading for beginners - Birmingham at Stained Glassic
Birmingham
£99
Course dates are flexible. If you have a CraftCourses gift voucher, please do not forget to provide voucher code and person's name. This course is suitable for all beginners; who want to learn stained glass leading in a friendly manner. Learn how to lead stained glass panels / windows, in the company of a small relaxed group and for some time-out in the homely, informal setting of Jamal Rafay’s artist studio! A one day crash course covers, introduction, design for stained glass, introduction to medium, materials, glass cutting, glass leading...
Blacksmithing Hammer Skills
Platinum AWARD
(46)
Blacksmithing Hammer Skills
Lancashire
£150
Hammer Skills are Blacksmithing Courses, run in conjunction with Colin White FWCF of Anvilsring. (Blacksmithing Courses North West UK on this site). The courses are run by Bob Pickard RSS and concentrate on the basic skills required to enable students to progress onto more intricate forge work. One on one tuition. If you are struggling with the production of forged ironwork to the standards you require, back to basics may be the answer. If you are interested in trying your hand at forge work the basic skills are essential and...

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