Blacksmith Experience Day

Enjoy a full day workshop getting to grips with the basics of Blacksmithing with David Gregory, at the Heritage Skills Centre at Coleshill Model Farm.

  • Booking essential

Starting with that all important chat about safety, you will then get straight to it, learning to hammer metal to a point and spreading the metal followed by making a simple poker each. You will then move on to making hooks and various other items. The best bit is you get to take all of your wonderful creations home with you!

Prices

Additional prices
  • per person £220.00

The basics

Booking details
Call 0344 249 1895
Meeting point
Outside the Estate Office at Coleshill Model Farm, Coleshill Village, near Swindon.
What to bring and wear
Aprons and safety glasses are all supplied, but we would ask that you wear work clothes such as jeans, cotton sweatshirts and sturdy footwear. Please do not wear fleeces or flip flops.
Accessibility
Level access to the building and to other parts of the site. Please bear in mind, this activity requires upper body movements.
Other
Price include lunch and refreshments.

Contact Info

Name
Holly Poncini
Email
holly.poncini@nationaltrust.org.uk
Telephone
Call 01793 762209

Upcoming events

An Introduction to Ornamental Lime Plastering

Sat 21 May 2022
09:00-17:00
Led by expert tutors, this two-day course presented by the SPAB, in association with the National Trust, provides a practical introduction to ornamental lime plastering techniques.

Basket Weaving with The Coppice Co.

Sat 04 Jun 2022
10:00-16:00
Enjoy a full day workshop at the Heritage Skills Centre in Coleshill, learning about the traditional craft of basket weaving with Suzy Williams from The Coppice Co.

Blacksmith Experience Day

Sat 11 Jun 2022
09:30-17:00
Enjoy a full day workshop getting to grips with the basics of Blacksmithing with David Gregory, at the Heritage Skills Centre at Coleshill Model Farm.

Village Open Day

Sun 12 Jun 2022
14:00-17:00
Pop along to Coleshill Village on the second Sunday of every month between April and October.

Second World War Walk

Thu 23 Jun 2022
18:00-20:00
Discover Coleshill's hidden Second World War history on this informative walk through village, woods and parkland at the home of the British Resistance.

As You Like It - Outdoor Theatre

Fri 01 Jul 2022
19:00-22:30
The Lord Chamberlain’s Men invite you to join them this summer for the sparkling comedy, As You Like It, performed, in the open air, by an all male cast and with Elizabethan costumes, music and dance.