In-person course
in Manchester

Pewter spoon making workshop at Manchester Craft and Design Centre



A full day of spoon making with Ella at Manchester Craft and Design Centre. We will cover a whole variety of traditional pewtersmtihing skills to create your own unique spoon design. Ella will guide you through each process with demonstrations as you learn how to hammer a flat sheet of metal into a spoon bowl. We will then use molten pewter to cast ingots for the handles before personalising your spoon using a variety of letter stamping, shaping and hammering before polishing for you to take home. A handmade spoon for lots of yummy treats! Suitable for beginners or those with previous silver or jewellery experience.

What's included in the price?

During this workshop Ella will provide all tools, materials and metal. If you do have any sketches, ideas or print outs of design ideas please do bring them along, the more the merrier. However, if you don't have anything to bring don't worry, Ella will have lots of inspiration on the day. Teas, coffees and biscuits provided throughout the workshop. Lunch can be bought at our onsite vegan/veggie friendly café or please feel free to bring a packed lunch. Manchester Craft and Design Centre is open to public with 18 craft studios. Please feel free to allow time after the workshop to browse the centre.


6 hours (10:00am to 4:00pm)

Cancellation policy

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



Ella McIntosh

with Craft Courses since 2018

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Working from studio 10 at Manchester Craft and Design Centre, Ella crafts contemporary pewter for your home and table. She offers a variety of pewtersmithing workshops to create your own unique handmade design to proudly take home. Ella will guide you through traditional metalwork skills whilst conveying her passion for pewtersmithing.


Space 2, Manchester Craft and Design Centre,, 17 Oak Street, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M4 5JD

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