Custom Experience Day with Orchard Blacksmith



For those truly passionate and eager to experience the true process of a blacksmith from start to finish, our Custom Experience Day allows you the opportunity to work 1 on 1 with our skilled blacksmith to design and bring to life a bespoke piece of metalwork entirely of your own creation. With expert guidance, we will help you ensure that your design reflects your vision and is achievable within the skills you'll acquire during the day. Unleash your creativity and take home a one-of-a-kind masterpiece.

What's included in the price?

During our Experience Days, you'll have the opportunity to forge your own unique pieces using traditional blacksmithing techniques. Our experienced blacksmith will be by your side, sharing their expertise, and providing insights into the rich history of the craft. Experience the joy of craftsmanship and unlock your creative potential, with the opportunity to design and create beautiful objects.


7 hours

Cancellation policy

Medium - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 4 weeks before the course starts



Orchard Blacksmith

with Craft Courses since 2023

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The founders of Orchard Blacksmith, Andy and Mikey Orchard started the business in 2017 following their extensive training. They both studied blacksmithing and creative ironwork at Plumpton College in Lewes, East Sussex. Andy has gone on to develop his designs in contemporary blacksmithing through his work with established craftsmen. Mikey concentrates on traditional and organic features within his projects inspired by knowledge gained from fellow artisan metalworkers. Andy and Mikey pride themselves on the quality of their work and in keeping close relationships with their clients throughout the design process through to installation; ensuring that customers are always happy with the finished product, in addition to the level of service provided.

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Teenagers
  • Father's Day
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Parking provided
  • Mother's Day
  • Intermediate level
  • Romantic
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • UK Holiday
  • Advanced/pro level
  • Christmas
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Fairs, festivals & exhibitions
  • Easter
  • School holiday workshops & activities
  • Public transport
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