Don your leather apron to take part in this exciting new experiential workshop in Blacksmithing with Andrew Smyth Blacksmith. Andrew will guide you through the basic tool making skills required for blacksmithing and then you can use your very own tools to create an axe or Blade to take home ready for the winter fuel harvest.
Andrew’s Blacksmithing workshop will take place on 23rd September over at the stables at the cottages from 10-4pm with lunch in meelmore cottage from 1-2pm
Willow Weaving has to be one of the most tactlle and theraputic crafts around. Clive lyttle is a master weaver who works under his own brand of Welig Heritage Crafts Basketry, Chair seating and countryside skills will guide us through the weaving process to further produce a platter (Skib) to take home.
Clive’s Willow Weaving workshop will take place on Sunday 24th Septmenber from 10-4pm with a break for lunch to the cottages from 1-2pm
No experience is needed for either workshop.
Fee: Both Workshops and an overnight stay at the cottages to include all home made meals cost £200
An overnight stay and one workshop costs £155
OR £90 for the Blacksmithing Workshop and £70 for the willow weaving workshop
Location: Mourne Creative at Tory Bush Cottages, Co. Down, Northern Ireland
Blacksmithing and Willow Weaving Weekend at Mourne Creative, Co. Down