Blacksmith working the traditional coal forge.
The traditional coal forge firing away as it has done for centriesAllerford Forge coal forgeBlacksmith working the traditional coal forge.

Blacksmith Experience Events

From the summer of 2015, West Country Blacksmiths will be running a series of Traditional Blacksmith Experience Events, here at are National Trust Forge in Somerset, to offer people the unique experience of traditional blacksmithing.

Product Description

From the summer of 2015, West Country Blacksmiths will be running a series of Traditional Blacksmith Experience Events, here at are National Trust Forge in Somerset, to offer people the unique experience of traditional blacksmithing.

Blacksmith experience events range from evenings, day and weekend courses and the popularity of this kind of activity is growing ever more popular thought the UK. We aim to offer a tailor made experience, were visitor work directly with a blacksmith, who will teach the basic skill needed to work with the forge and help design and forge your own piece of metalwork which is very personal.

We plan to run evening sessions, experience day and experience weekend, where the team can help produce a package to suit you to ensure a hassle free experience including accommodation

We offer a variety of sessions for groups of up to 4, with two blacksmith’s working with two guests or individual 1:1 sessions.

We have not set dates and times as yet, but we are looking to base our dates around interested parties.

To find out more please contact us or fill in the below contact form to express an interest.

Expression of Interest