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276 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.
Blacksmithing Hammer Skills
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(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...
Hand Spinning Workshops For Beginners Norfolk/Cambs/Lincs borders
Platinum AWARD
(54)
Hand Spinning Workshops For Beginners Norfolk/Cambs/Lincs borders
Norfolk
£60
Hand Spinning Workshops - one day 10am - 4pm NOTE TWO LAST MINUTE PLACES AVAILABLE SEPTEMBER 17TH. JUST EMAIL OR PHONE TO BOOK Our one day spinning workshops are relaxed and fun and are aimed at beginners but also suitable as a refresher. Covers all aspects of this enchanting and addictive skill. Workshops are held in the tranquil Norfolk countryside on days to suit you, either on weekdays or weekends. You will meet our delightful flock of rare breed North Ronaldsay sheep and Icelandic sheep. You will learn what to...
Blacksmithing 1 day course North West UK
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Blacksmithing 1 day course North West UK
Lancashire
£150
Forget the idea of blacksmithing being big, sweaty men beating lumps of hot steel with large hammers. Forged steel can be as light and delicate or as substantial as you wish. It is a wonderful media with which to work, it can be bent, twisted, tapered, split, punched etc. Learn these basic techniques then combine them to produce your hand crafted piece, your imagination is your limit. Courses are suitable for those of an artistic nature (perhaps visit the British Artists Blacksmiths Association web site for inspiration) or anyone just...
From fleece to fibre: two day course in hand spinning
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From fleece to fibre: two day course in hand spinning
Cumbria - Next course on 12th October 2019
£165
Fun packed week-end in the Lake District National Park learning the absorbing art of hand spinning. Start out in our fleece store to learn about fleece selection, purchase and preparation. Move on to carding on a drum carder and then start to spin on drop spindle. Having mastered drafting on the drop spindle, progress to a wheel. Look at setting up a wheel and the principles of tension. Turn your prepared batts into spun singles. Learn the principles behind plying. Create and finish your own skein of hand spun fibre....
Make your very own hand stitched leather belt
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(28)
Make your very own hand stitched leather belt
UK - Next course on 2nd October 2019
£85
Our Leather Craft Workshop Days are designed to be all about you…. getting hands on and making your very own hand stitched leather belt. Or for a different look, if you'd rather not stitch, you can choose on the day to make a snap closure belt and choose 2 buckles that can easily be swapped over in seconds, two belts in one! Having worked in the industry for over ten years..... Our workshops are brand new to London and started in November 2017. All are geared for people with some...
Hand spinning for beginners
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(80)
Hand spinning for beginners
Cumbria - Next course on 2nd October 2019
£90
Hands-on practical one-day spinning course in the Lake District National Park. Covers all aspects, including fibre selection and preparation. By the end of the day you will have a working knowledge of the all the techniques necessary to go away and start spinning your own yarn. The course covers: • Fibre selection and preparation. Looking at all sorts of fleeces to find what's best for your needs • Carding and Blending fibres using a drum carder • Techniques for drafting using a drop spindle • Spinning on a wheel -...
Two day Stained Glass Workshop London
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(15)
Two day Stained Glass Workshop London
London
£80
The two day stained glass workshop is an amazing way to start your journey into the addictive world of stained glass. The two day workshop is divided with four key activities : Day 1: Day one is an important session as you will get the opportunity to learn the following: 1. Pattern selection. 2. Glass selection. 3. Familiarisation of tools. 4.Cutting glass and familiarisation of different angles and styles of cutting. 5. Grinding cut glass edges & unlimited supply of tea & biscuits:) Day 2: You will focus on completion...
Weave a scarf in a day - handloom weaving
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(16)
Weave a scarf in a day - handloom weaving
West Yorkshire
£55
In this beginners workshop you will be expertly tutored by Central Saint Martins trained weaver Anne Crowther using Ashford looms, which are suitable for those new to weaving. I have 6 looms available, perfect for small group bookings. 'Weave a scarf in a day' – a full day workshop. Design your scarf, thread your own loom and weave your own unique scarf to wear by the end of the day! (The cost of this workshop varies between £55 and £70 depending on materials and venue). 'Weave a Scarf in a...
Kintsugi - half day workshop
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(10)
Kintsugi - half day workshop
Derbyshire - Next course on 29th October 2019
£45
Half-day Japanese Kintsugi workshop Kintsugi is the magical Japanese art of repairing broken pots with gold. This workshop will involve learning some traditional and modern skills of repairing ceramics. The session will start with using handmade marbled paper, 24k gold leaf and gold thread as we learn about this ancient traditional art. We will then work with a variety of ceramics which will be lovingly repaired using lacquer and gold metal powder. Each piece restored will be unique and beautiful. This is a wonderful metaphor for life. The cracks and...
Weaving the cosmos: sacred geometry and hexagonal weave basketry
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(20)
Weaving the cosmos: sacred geometry and hexagonal weave basketry
East Sussex - Next course on 14th March 2020
£65
Try your hand at hexagonal weave basketry and make a hexagonal-weave basket while discovering pattern and unity in nature and many of the world’s traditional cultures. Deepen your understanding of the order in nature and how to apply principles of harmony such as the golden ratio into your work and design practice. You'll also learn how to weave a traditional willow tatza (celtic knot) basket and woven spheres.

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