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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.
Basket Making at Broadrake in the Yorkshire Dales
Gold AWARD
(6)
Basket Making at Broadrake in the Yorkshire Dales
Yorkshire
£140
Popular Willow Weaving and Basketry tutor Phil Bradley is leading 2 day workshops in the weaving skills necessary to make a traditional Frame Basket on the April course or an English Round Basket in September. Phil’s gentle, relaxed teaching style will guide you through the various weaving patterns for the different parts of the basket - the base, sides, and the final edging for the English basket, and the frame, ribs, the body weaves and a handle for the Frame basket. You will gain an understanding of how the willow...
Blacksmith experience day in Bristol with Joanna Williams, Fire Iron Art
Silver AWARD
(5)
Blacksmith experience day in Bristol with Joanna Williams, Fire Iron Art
Bristol
£185
1 to 1 Session. Experience a day in a working forge right in the centre of Bristol City. No previous experience is necessary. Learn a variety of blacksmithing techniques in a relaxed environment and create a range of items made by you to take home. Taught by Joanna Williams, Artist Blacksmith of Fire Iron Art. We start the day with an introduction to health and safety and an induction into the forge. You will learn some fundamental forging techniques to start you off such as making a point, tapering/drawing down,...
Bushcraft with Native Hands
Gold AWARD
(8)
Bushcraft with Native Hands
East Sussex - Next course on 21st September 2019
£90
A day in the woods foraging your materials to learn specific bushcraft skills, using ancient techniques. On offer is wild fire-making, wild cordage (string), bone needle-making, bark containers, baskets etc. The exact contents of the day are determined by the time of year, so please check the website courses calendar page, via the button above. Empowering, creative, skills for life... We aim to give you a satisfying learning experience as well as an enjoyable time away from it all. To support you in getting the most from your time, some...
Traditional English Longbow making  course - 2 day a 'Quirky Workshop' at Greystoke Craft Garden & Barns near Penrith and Ullswater
Platinum AWARD
(15)
Traditional English Longbow making course - 2 day a 'Quirky Workshop' at Greystoke Craft Garden & Barns near Penrith and Ullswater
Cumbria
£200
During this two day course you will start with a selected quarter length of ash called a stave which will be reduced using the traditional axe and bill hook tools of yesteryear. In time the students will each move onto a shave horse where the draw knife and finally spoke shave will be the tool of choice. The stave will then be 'trained' to bend with great care - also known as 'tiller' the bow - under Tony's watchful eye to ensure Once the draw length of the bow is...
Basket making for beginners
Bronze AWARD
(4)
Basket making for beginners
Worcestershire - Next course on 23rd February 2020
£55
You can make a multi-coloured round shopping basket on this one day course. Learn ancient weaving techniques and take home your own creation. Jon and Becky are both qualified teachers and have been teaching basket making for 25 years. We have taught many hundreds of people to make their own coloured willow baskets using locally grown and Somerset willows. Other courses are also available. If you are a beginner and you want to make a large, strong and durable basket in coloured willow, this is the workshop for you.
Blacksmithing/Bladesmithing Courses
Bronze AWARD
(4)
Blacksmithing/Bladesmithing Courses
Lancashire
£150
Beginner blacksmithing, where we go over basic forging techniques and fire management, the different tools for different jobs. We will start working towards your first blacksmithing project by the end of the day you’ll get to take home 1 or 2 item. This is a 1 day course costing £150, this course can be extended on request.
Blacksmith for a day with Adrian Woods: a 'Quirky Workshop' at Greystoke Craft Garden & Barns near Penrith and Ullswater
Platinum AWARD
(11)
Blacksmith for a day with Adrian Woods: a 'Quirky Workshop' at Greystoke Craft Garden & Barns near Penrith and Ullswater
Cumbria - Next course on 7th October 2019
£115
For availability on courses please see our website above, thank you. Take artistic blacksmith Adrian Wood arriving with his apprentice Lee from Cleveland equipped with 4 portable blacksmithing furnaces, 8 anvils and many tools and you have the ingredients for a perfect blacksmithing day... Our Blacksmith for a day courses run throughout the year Ramshead Firepokers or Sculptural garden flowers. Please see our website for which course runs on which date. Adrian and his able apprentice will arrive early to set up his mobile forges for 8 people on the...
Zarzo baskets
Gold AWARD
(7)
Zarzo baskets
Surrey - Next course on 12th October 2019
£75
The Zarzo basket supposedly originated in Northern Spain where it was used by cheese makers for draining cheese. The course starts with an introduction to willow, where it is grown, its preparation and the different varieties you can weave with. We then sort sort and choose the right weavers for the basket. Working in pairs to set the basket up, you then move on to weaving your own. This also involves creating the handle and adding binding and decorative features. The course can be run for smaller groups at my...
Mixed bobbin lace making in Surrey
Silver AWARD
(4)
Mixed bobbin lace making in Surrey
Surrey - Next course on 27th September 2019
£50
Join one of my bobbin lace making workshops, or, have your own 1-2-1 session. For those who encounter a problem, with an existing pattern; Tina also holds a lace surgery as & when required. Tina has 26 years experience in making bobbin lace, able to teach in Binche, Bedfordshire, Chrysanthemum, Flanders, Honiton, Idrija, Milanese, Russian and Torchon. She is also able to provide guidance for beginners doing Bucks point. Why not come along and work on your existing project and have help/guidance with any problems that may occur, or have...
One Day Introduction to Blacksmithing
Platinum AWARD
(9)
One Day Introduction to Blacksmithing
Shropshire
£120
Introduction to Blacksmithing course at Acton Scott Historic Working Farm. This one day, structured course introduces beginners to some fundamental metal forging techniques. Step-by-step demonstrations will be given, and participants supervised and encouraged as they apply the techniques to making a piece of ironwork to take home. You will need to wear: old clothes (non-synthetic) /overalls and sturdy boots. Please bring leather gloves if you have any. Frazer can provide weekday courses for groups of 2-4 people, please contact the office to arrange a suitable date. Tutor: Frazer Picot Accessibility...

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