Dragon Making Weekend
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About the Course
This a new course for anyone who loves Dragons or 'Game of Thrones' fans who would like to make their own metal dragon. The end result is a dragon with a 2ft ( 600mm) wingspan that could possibly be converted to breathe fire or smoke.
The course is run over 2 days and includes a pub lunch on the first day and a complimentary packed lunch on the second day.
We will start at 9.30 saturday and sunday at 10am and finish about 5pm on the Saturday and about 3-4ish on the Sunday depending on how everyone is doing.
The dragons will be made so they can easily be transported and be ready to be left to patina in a natural finish or possibly painted if desired.
For more information please email us via the contact form above.
This course is suitable for beginners. The classes will be run on a 2:1 basis so tuition will be at hand through every step of the way.
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?
Everything that is needed to make the dragons is included. Our Blacksmiths Forge has everything need to complete the dragon ready to take home.
Tea , Coffee and Biscuits are always available. We will be taking everyone for a pub lunch on the Saturday and supplying as complimentary packed lunch on the Sunday.
we will supply all the safety equipment (gloves, goggles, aprons etc) but you will need to wear sturdy footwear and older clothes as its 'dirty' work in a forge!
Dragon Making Weekend was an amazing experience with John and his team helping four of us each make unique dragons who can be made to breathe fire. John and his two colleagues made us feel at home and completely safe. The course was professionally run, starting by making a poker to get us used to working with metal. There was just the right balance of supportive tuition and expert guidance enabling all of us to master a range of techniques. As the dragons had captured our imaginations, the weekend was not quite long enough to assemble all the component parts so John and Spencer kindly gave up a couple of hours one afternoon to help me put ‘Matilda’ together. I now have the most amazing fire breathing dragon who is 80cm tall with a wingspan of 70cm. She holds pride of place in my garden. The course was excellent and I highly recommend it to everyone. Thank you so much.
Amanda Ellison - - #15387
Response from Anvil Forge:Hi Amanda
thanks for kind words , please send picture of matilda when she is home and comfortable!
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Course Start Dates
Course dates are flexible; please get in touch for the next available date.
- Qualification offered
- Suitable for beginners
- Suitable for events & groups
- Suitable for stag and hen dos
- Teen friendly
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