Blacksmith for a Day

 

If you've always wondered what being a blacksmith is all about, then why not have a go at it yourself?

There are some blacksmith experience days now available, and here are two of them - one in Herefordshire and one in Shropshire.   Here's more info: 

Ironbridge Blacksmith Experience from Buy a Gift

 Ironbridge Blacksmith Experience
£140.00 for one, minimum age 16 years

Revive the ancient art of blacksmithing.  Under the expert tutelage of a master blacksmith, you can take up hammer & tongs and forge something out of metal to take home and show everyone. And enjoy a lovely pub-lunch mid-way through the day, as well.

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Blacksmith for a Day in Herefordshire from Red Letter Days

Blacksmith for a Day in Herefordshire
£120.00mininimum age 16

Be guided in the art of making your very own iron momento!  After a safety briefing, you'll get kiitted out with the equipment you need in the working forge workshop. The experienced instructors are there all the way to give lots of help and guidance, so pick up that hammer and anvil and see what you can do!  The experience includes time to order lunch or take a picnic in the nearby Oldfield Forge woods.   

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