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Sacrewell Farm – Blacksmithing Taster session

28 October @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

£20 – £160

We give a discount to those who book taster sessions online. It’s just £20 for your half hour of blacksmithing and admission to the farm for the day (see standard admission prices here).

Make a simple coathook, bottle opener or heart pendant in this half hour session, which is recommended for absolute beginners. We’re sure you’ll learn something new and enjoy the chance to make something truly unique, as well as helping to keep this traditional skill alive.

What is included?

  • all materials needed to create your own coat hook, bottle opener or simple heart
  • instructions, advice and assistance from experienced tutor Dave
  • use of personal protection equipment (goggles, gloves and an apron)
  • admission to the farm for the day for the ticket holder

This workshop is suitable for anyone aged 12 or above. Under 18s must be accompanied by an adult with a spectator ticket or an annual pass.

Subject to Availability!

Workshops are available the last Thursday of Every Month!

HALF DAY SESSIONS (£80 per person)

Suitable for anyone aged 18+

For anyone who’d like to spend a little longer in the forge, the three hour half day session (10:00am till 1:00pm) offers the chance to make a fire poker. If you would like to experience blacksmithing with a friend or relative, the half day session offers the perfect opportunity to work alongside each other.

FAMILY COAT HOOK SESSION  (£160 for 2 adults and 2 children)

Suitable for anyone aged 12+

Work as a team to create a customised set of coat hooks for your family. Each participant will make their own hook and we’ll mount them together on a wooden base for you to take home. Let us know if your family structure is a little larger and we’ll see what we can offer. We can even add an extra hook for the dog lead.

INTRODUCTION TO BLACKSMITHING (£160 per person)

Suitable for anyone aged 18+

In this full day workshop (10:00am till 5:00pm) you’ll have the chance to try your hand at several different blacksmithing techniques. You’ll then put them into practice to make three different tools which you can take home and use to develop your new hobby. Please note that this workshop is offered on a one-to-one basis only.

KNIFE MAKING DAY (£160 per person)

Suitable for anyone aged 18+

In just one day (10:00am till 5:00pm) you’ll produce a completed metal knife with an “as forged” handle. Develop your skills in shaping, grinding, heat treating and sharpening a block of steel under the watchful eye of our blacksmith. Please note that this workshop is offered on a one-to-one basis only.

Our blacksmith’s workshop is situated approximately 75m from our main entrance and has an uneven, cobbled floor. Participants must be able to stand for the full duration of their blacksmithing workshop.

Details

Date:
28 October
Time:
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Cost:
£20 – £160
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Venue

Sacrewell Farm
Great North Road
Peterborough, PE8 6HJ United Kingdom
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Phone:
01780 782254
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Contact email address
office@sacrewell.org.uk