Ropemaking Workshops (AM or PM)

Ropemaking Workshops (AM or PM)


An Introduction to Ropemaking

An interactive demonstration and workshop includes the following:-

Information about where it all starts
Plants - natural product, sustainable and recyclable
Where the plants come from
Introduction to the Flax plant
Processing the plant - using wooden tools
Flax break; Scutching; Combing; Spinning
Making Cordage - using hand driven spinner
Make Rope from Cordage - using hand driven rope machine
Group & Individual Activities to follow the demonstration
Finished Product

Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts. Start dates may be amended on request.

What's included in the price?

Materials are provided


Shane Taylor at Thomas Taylor - Historical Ropemaker


2 Castle Street
S44 6PP

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Children
  • Learning difficulties (SEN)
  • Limited mobility
  • Public transport
  • Seniors
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Tutor can travel
  • Wheelchair users


2 hours (1:00pm to 3:00pm)




5th August 2021

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