Finch Foundry

Finch Foundry

Things to see and do

When you visit

Upcoming events

Rag rug exhibition

Sat 30 Jul 2016
Debbie Hastings will have on show some of her finest rag rugs which will be displayed around the foundry for your enjoyment and inspiration. There will be holding workshops either side of the exhibition.

Resplendent rag rug workshop

Fri 19 Aug 2016
Join our workshop with Debbie Hastings and make a rag rug masterpiece to take home.

Resplendent rag rug workshop

Fri 02 Sep 2016
Join a workshop with Debbie Hastings and make a rag rug masterpiece to take home.

Rural skills and crafts fair

Sun 18 Sep 2016
See historical crafts and skills which used to frequent the British landscape and meet the craftspeople who keep them alive.

St Clement's day

Sat 19 Nov 2016
Celebrate the patron saint of blacksmiths with us. Blacksmiths from all over country converge on at the Foundry to compete and have some fun. There will be demonstrations, big bangs and items for sell.
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Delicious cream tea

The best service station off the A30 

A good place to have a break from your journey, or meet up with family and friends

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Rugs on sale at Finch Foundry, Devon

Rugs and throws 

Something warm to snuggle into on those chilly, but lovely, summer evenings

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Our work

Ben Shapcott, Foundry Manager, Finch Foundry, Devon

A typical day, or not so typical day 

A Foundry Manager needs a myriad of skills and great flexibility to face the challenges of an average day

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The Finch family, Finch Foundry, Devon

Meet the family 

The family behind the foundry

Shearing hook on display at Finch Foundry, Devon

Tools for the job 

A tool for every job