Have a Go at Colliery Blacksmithing

£35 per person

A fantastic opportunity to have a go at the ultimate hands on experience of blacksmithing!

Ever fancied turning your hand to blacksmithing? Join our skilled Blacksmith in the Colliery Forge as he takes you through the history of blacksmithing and its role within a colliery. You will then learn the basics by forging your own decorative coat hook which you can then take home with you.

Course Dates:

  • Saturday, 17th March 2018 (10.15am – 11.15am) – SOLD OUT
  • Saturday, 17th March 2018 (11.45am – 12.45pm) – SOLD OUT
  • Saturday, 17th March 2018 (1.30pm – 2.30pm) – SOLD OUT
  • Thursday, 22nd March 2018 (10.15am – 11.15am)
  • Thursday, 22nd March 2018 (11.45am – 12.45pm) – SOLD OUT
  • Thursday, 22nd March 2018 (1.30pm – 2.30pm)
  • Tuesday, 27th March 2018 (10.15am – 11.15am)
  • Tuesday, 27th March 2018 (11.45am – 12.45pm) – SOLD OUT
  • Tuesday, 27th March 2018 (1.30pm – 2.30pm)
  • Sunday, 22nd April 2018 (10.15am – 11.15am) – SOLD OUT
  • Sunday, 22nd April 2018 (11.45am – 12.45pm) – SOLD OUT
  • Sunday, 22nd April 2018 (1.30pm – 2.30pm) – SOLD OUT
  • Saturday, 28th April 2018 (10.15am – 11.15am) – SOLD OUT
  • Saturday, 28th April 2018 (11.45am – 12.45pm) – SOLD OUT
  • Saturday, 28th April 2018 (1.30pm – 2.30pm)
  • Thursday, 3rd May 2018 (10.15am – 11.15am)
  • Thursday, 3rd May 2018 (11.45am – 12.45pm)
  • Thursday, 3rd May 2018 (1.30pm – 2.30pm)
  • Sunday, 13th May 2018 (10.15am – 11.15am)
  • Sunday, 13th May 2018 (11.45am – 12.45pm)
  • Sunday, 13th May 2018 (1.30pm – 2.30pm)
  • Thursday, 24th May 2018 (10.15am – 11.15am)
  • Thursday, 24th May 2018 (11.45am – 12.45pm)
  • Thursday, 24th May 2018 (1.30pm – 2.30pm)
  • Saturday, 9th June 2018 (10.15am – 11.15am)
  • Saturday, 9th June 2018 (11.45am – 12.45pm)
  • Saturday, 9th June 2018 (1.30pm – 2.30pm)
  • Tuesday, 19th June 2018 (10.15am – 11.15am)
  • Tuesday, 19th June 2018 (11.45am – 12.45pm)
  • Tuesday, 19th June 2018 (1.30pm – 2.30pm)
  • Sunday, 24th June 2018 (10.15am – 11.15am)
  • Sunday, 24th June 2018 (11.45am – 12.45pm)
  • Sunday, 24th June 2018 (1.30pm – 2.30pm)
  • Tuesday, 10th July 2018 (10.15am – 11.15am)
  • Tuesday, 10th July 2018 (11.45am – 12.45pm)
  • Tuesday, 10th July 2018 (1.30pm – 2.30pm)
  • Thursday, 6th September 2018 (10.15am – 11.15am) – SOLD OUT
  • Thursday, 6th September 2018 (11.45am – 12.45pm)
  • Thursday, 6th September 2018 (1.30pm – 2.30pm)
  • Sunday, 16th September 2018 (10.15am – 11.15am)
  • Sunday, 16th September 2018 (11.45am – 12.45pm)
  • Sunday, 16th September 2018 (1.30pm – 2.30pm)
  • Saturday, 22nd September 2018 (10.15am – 11.15am)
  • Saturday, 22nd September 2018 (11.45am – 12.45pm)
  • Saturday, 22nd September 2018 (1.30pm – 2.30pm)
  • Tuesday, 2nd October 2018 (10.15am – 11.15am)
  • Tuesday, 2nd October 2018 (11.45am – 12.45pm)
  • Tuesday, 2nd October 2018 (1.30pm – 2.30pm)
  • Saturday, 13th October 2018 (10.15am – 11.15am) – SOLD OUT
  • Saturday, 13th October 2018 (11.45am – 12.45pm) – SOLD OUT
  • Saturday, 13th October 2018 (1.30pm – 2.30pm) – SOLD OUT
  • Thursday, 18th October 2018 (10.15am – 11.15am)
  • Thursday, 18th October 2018 (11.45am – 12.45pm)
  • Thursday, 18th October 2018 (1.30pm – 2.30pm)
  • Saturday, 3rd November 2018 (10.15am – 11.15am)
  • Saturday, 3rd November 2018 (11.45am – 12.45pm)
  • Saturday, 3rd November 2018 (1.30pm – 2.30pm)
  • Thursday, 8th November 2018 (10.15am – 11.15am)
  • Thursday, 8th November 2018 (11.45am – 12.45pm)
  • Thursday, 8th November 2018 (1.30pm – 2.30pm)
  • Tuesday, 13th November 2018 (10.15am – 11.15am)
  • Tuesday, 13th November 2018 (11.45am – 12.45pm)
  • Tuesday, 13th November 2018 (1.30pm – 2.30pm)
  • Saturday, 24th November 2018 (10.15am – 11.15am)
  • Saturday, 24th November 2018 (11.45am – 12.45pm)
  • Saturday, 24th November 2018 (1.30pm – 2.30pm)
  • Thursday, 29th November 2018 (10.15am – 11.15am)
  • Thursday, 29th November 2018 (11.45am – 12.45pm)
  • Thursday, 29th November 2018 (1.30pm – 2.30pm)
  • Tuesday, 4th December 2018 (10.15am – 11.15am)
  • Tuesday, 4th December 2018 (11.45am – 12.45pm)
  • Tuesday, 4th December 2018 (1.30pm – 2.30pm)
  • Sunday, 16th December 2018 (10.15am – 11.15am)
  • Sunday, 16th December 2018 (11.45am – 12.45pm)
  • Sunday, 16th December 2018 (1.30pm – 2.30pm)

Cost: £35 per person

Included in your experience:

  • One to one tuition from our Blacksmith who will take you through the history of the Colliery Forge and teach you the basics of blacksmithing.
  • Opportunity to take home the decorative coat hook which you have made yourself.
  • Costume – we will provide you with overalls and safety equipment, and would recommend you wear safety boots and old clothes you wouldn’t mind getting dirty!
  • Bottled water.
  • Explore Beamish Museum – day admission to the Museum included (open 10am – 5pm)

Please note: Participants must be aged 18 years and over, and require safety shoes or boots.

Please click here to view Booking Terms & Conditions for Traditional Experiences at Beamish Museum.


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