Bronze Age Swordcasting Workshop

Bronze Age Swordcasting Workshop

Duration: Two Days - 10am-4pm

Price: £350

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About the Course

This one to one course includes all tools and materials, with expert guidance so that you can make your own completed, hilted and polished bronze leaf shaped sword.

No experience is necessary just the willingness to work hard for a couple of days to produce an artifact from a past age.

Accommodation can be found in Ripon at The Ship Inn, Bondgate, The Royal Oak, Market Place or the Spa Hotel by the Spa Gardens or just outside Ripon at Bay Tree Farm, Aldfield. Or just google accommodation in Ripon, North Yorkshire.

A £100 non-refundable deposit is required at the time of booking. No monies will be refunded if cancellation is made within 3 days of the workshop or on the day as I cannot fill the course at such short notice. However, I will be willing to rebook the course if I have other dates available depending upon the time of year.

If booking with a CraftCourses voucher for part or all of the course fee, please fill in the contact form above or telephone us. Your voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.

What's included in the price?

All tools and materials. Safety gear. If you have your own tools you can bring these along.

Bring your own lunch. Tea and coffee provided.



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Great day making my own spoon. From a lump of green wood to a practical spoon. Better than plusnet anyday lol. Highly recommended.

- - #9247

A bit tricky initially but once you get the shape - very satisfying seeing the end product emerge! Highly recommended.

- - #9246

Great fun day - eventually a spoon emerges from a lump of greenwood. Highly recommended.

- - #9245

Wealth of knowledge and fun day out. Recommended.

- - #8074

Great fun day. Recommended.

- - #7810

Fun day, informative and interesting.

- - #7809

Fun day with a great tutor. Recommended.

- - #7808

Great day. Recommended.

- - #7807

Inspiring tutor and very enjoyable. Great to see the wood transform! Highly recommended.

- - #7142

Stuart has a lot of knowledge and yet is very patient and supportive. A spoon to take away. I will be doing other courses for definite. Recommended.

- - #7141

Seeing something being formed and then able to use it. Fun day with a very knowledgeable tutor. Recommended.

- - #6893

A spoon from a lump of wood - awesome! Great time and expertly tutored.

- - #6892

Just as good as Bear Grylls I think and cheaper lol!. A friendly and informative guy who goes at your own pace. Really had a great time.

- - #6891

Fab day - fun and educational. Stewart has loads of patience! I will defo be doing other courses with this gent.

- - #5532

Truly hands on and down to your skills - Stuart is a great teacher. Recommended.

- - #5531

Great fun day - thoroughly enjoyed it. Recommended.

- - #5530

Great day - Stuart is a great teacher which being a novice was wonderful! Very happy with my spoon! Excellent.

- - #5529

Thoroughly enjoyable and great to see a spoon being transformed from a lump of wood. Recommended.

- - #5528

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Course Start Dates

Saturday 16th February 2019
Sunday 17th February 2019
Saturday 23rd March 2019
Sunday 24th March 2019
Saturday 20th April 2019
Sunday 21st April 2019

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  • Accessible by public transport
  • Suitable for beginners

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