Bronze Age metalwork

Saturday 9 - Sunday 10 June 2018

9am – 6pm

The course

A bronze age experience like no other, asking the basic questions of how did the Bronze Age begin, Students will process malachite, make a furnace and create moulds from clay. Then bring all these elements together you will create your own Bronze Age reconstruction axe or dagger.

The tutor

Simon Barnard works full-time for Will Lord and excels in primitive crafts.  Simon’s skills in the ancient art of Bronze Casting are recognised throughout the UK for his authenticity and the high quality of his tuition.  Not only will you gain the skills to recreate some fantastic artifacts but you will also be rewarded in his warm friendly manner and knowledge of this time period.

Participant information

All equipment will be provided. Maximum number of students will be 5. The course will take place outside so please dress appropriately for the weather and please wear old clothing. Sturdy footwear must also be worn (no open-toed shoes, please).

Fee and refreshments

£250 per person to include materials, tuition, tea and coffee. Please bring any other refreshments you require. The café will be open for lunch. Please let the Museum know in advance of any dietary requirements.