Time to get your hands dirty and let the sparks fly as you make your very own dagger!
Discover the untold secrets of the art of blacksmithing at Oldfield Forge. Set in the very heart of the Herefordshire countryside our expert blacksmiths will guide you through each stage. Work as a team to make your very own dagger or small sword.
This gift experiences allows (almost) everyone to participate – from the intrigued novice right through to those with some existing proficiency, and enables them to test their metal-working skills.
Children from the age of 7 years can fulfil their dream of making their very own medieval or family crest dagger.
This is much more than your normal experience day! You can see, touch, smell and experience the life of a blacksmith, taking home whatever you make with us.
Be sure to dress appropriately, remembering that in the colder months it can get chilly inside the workshop (despite the fires!)
We will be here to meet you on arrival where we will get all of the boring (but essential) bits out of the way. Please bring the completed Health and Safety forms with you, it’s vital they are completed prior to your visit so that you are ready to start your day as soon as you arrive. If you prefer you can always email them to us prior to arrival.
Excited? Lose yourself in an experience unlike any other … and we’re sure you will want to come back for more.
Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 4 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.
All your PPE will be provided, so you will be all be ready to start your experience day with us!
Oldfield Forge Academy is set in most stunning Herefordshire landscapes.
We have Shepherd and Scandinavian Huts which you are welcome to use for refreshments or rest time before or after your experience.
We welcome you to bring your own picnic from home or, if you wish to order a delicious home-cooked meal from our local pub, please see their menu and order directly with The Garway Moon.
6 hours (12:30pm to 6:30pm)
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