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265 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 taster day courses in Yorkshire and the North East
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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Hand Spinning Workshops For Beginners Norfolk/Cambs/Lincs borders
Norfolk
£60
Hand Spinning Workshops - one day 10am - 4pm 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 look for when choosing a good fleece for spinning. You will learn the arts...
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...
Hand spinning for beginners
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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 -...
Make your very own hand stitched leather belt
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Make your very own hand stitched leather belt
UK - Next course on 28th August 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...

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