Shropshire Council

Decorative blacksmithing

Event details

  • Price: £230
  • Topics: Iron and stone

Please note that this is a two-day course and runs over a Saturday and Sunday, between 10am and 4pm. It will cover a series of basic blacksmithing techniques, and is suitable for beginners and those with some knowledge of the subject.

Day one will cover the most fundamental aspects of forging, and day two will explore further and include some decorative elements.

Participants will be supervised and encouraged as they apply the techniques to making a piece of ironwork to take home.

You will need to wear: old clothes (non-synthetic) /overalls and sturdy boots. Please bring leather gloves if you have any.

Course tutor:  Frazer Picot

Frazer has been a blacksmith for over 15 years and completed his training with Paul Allen, one of the best blacksmiths in the country. He works on commissions and restoration projects, including work for Hampton Court Palace and the Bodleian Library in Oxford.

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