Have a Go at Colliery Blacksmithing

£35 per person

**Booking a Traditional Experience as a Christmas Gift? Last date to book is Wednesday, 19th December**

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, 24th November 2018 (10.15am – 11.15am)
  • Saturday, 24th November 2018 (11.45am – 12.45pm) – SOLD OUT
  • Saturday, 24th November 2018 (1.30pm – 2.30pm)
  • Thursday, 29th November 2018 (10.15am – 11.15am) – SOLD OUT
  • 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) – SOLD OUT
  • Sunday, 16th December 2018 (11.45am – 12.45pm) – SOLD OUT
  • Sunday, 16th December 2018 (1.30pm – 2.30pm) – SOLD OUT
  • Tuesday, 5th February 2019 (10.15am – 11.15am)
  • Tuesday, 5th February 2019 (11.45am – 12.45am)
  • Tuesday, 5th February 2019 (1.30pm – 2.30pm)
  • Thursday, 14th February 2019 (10.15am – 11.15am)
  • Thursday, 14th February 2019 (11.45am – 12.45am)
  • Thursday, 14th February 2019 (1.30pm – 2.30pm)
  • Saturday, 2nd March 2019 (10.15am – 11.15am)
  • Saturday, 2nd March 2019 (11.45am – 12.45am) – SOLD OUT
  • Saturday, 2nd March 2019 (1.30pm – 2.30pm)
  • Tuesday, 12th March 2019 (10.15am – 11.15am)
  • Tuesday, 12th March 2019 (11.45am – 12.45am)
  • Tuesday, 12th March 2019 (1.30pm – 2.30pm)
  • Saturday, 23rd March 2019 (10.15am – 11.15am) – SOLD OUT
  • Saturday, 23rd March 2019 (11.45am – 12.45am)
  • Saturday, 23rd March 2019 (1.30pm – 2.30pm)
  • Tuesday, 2nd April 2019 (10.15am – 11.15am)
  • Tuesday, 2nd April 2019 (11.45am – 12.45am)
  • Tuesday, 2nd April 2019 (1.30pm – 2.30pm)
  • Saturday, 4th May 2019 (10.15am – 11.15am)
  • Saturday, 4th May 2019 (11.45am – 12.45am)
  • Saturday, 4th May 2019 (1.30pm – 2.30pm) – SOLD OUT
  • Saturday, 25th May 2019 (10.15am – 11.15am)
  • Saturday, 25th May 2019 (11.45am – 12.45am)
  • Saturday, 25th May 2019 (1.30pm – 2.30pm)
  • Tuesday, 4th June 2019 (10.15am – 11.15am)
  • Tuesday, 4th June 2019 (11.45am – 12.45am)
  • Tuesday, 4th June 2019 (1.30pm – 2.30pm)
  • Saturday, 22nd June 2019 (10.15am – 11.15am)
  • Saturday, 22nd June 2019 (11.45am – 12.45am)
  • Saturday, 22nd June 2019 (1.30pm – 2.30pm)
  • Tuesday, 2nd July 2019 (10.15am – 11.15am)
  • Tuesday, 2nd July 2019 (11.45am – 12.45am)
  • Tuesday, 2nd July 2019 (1.30pm – 2.30pm)
  • Saturday, 20th July 2019 (10.15am – 11.15am)
  • Saturday, 20th July 2019 (11.45am – 12.45am)
  • Saturday, 20th July 2019 (1.30pm – 2.30pm)
  • Thursday, 19th September 2019 (10.15am – 11.15am)
  • Thursday, 19th September 2019 (11.45am – 12.45am)
  • Thursday, 19th September 2019 (1.30pm – 2.30pm)
  • Tuesday, 24th September 2019 (10.15am – 11.15am)
  • Tuesday, 24th September 2019 (11.45am – 12.45am)
  • Tuesday, 24th September 2019 (1.30pm – 2.30pm)
  • Sunday, 13th October  2019 (10.15am – 11.15am)
  • Sunday, 13th October  2019 (11.45am – 12.45am)
  • Sunday, 13th October  2019 (1.30pm – 2.30pm)
  • Tuesday, 29th October 2019 (10.15am – 11.15am)
  • Tuesday, 29th October 2019 (11.45am – 12.45am)
  • Tuesday, 29th October 2019 (1.30pm – 2.30pm)
  • Thursday, 7th November 2019 (10.15am – 11.15am)
  • Thursday, 7th November 2019 (11.45am – 12.45am)
  • Thursday, 7th November 2019 (1.30pm – 2.30pm)
  • Saturday, 23rd November 2019 (10.15am – 11.15am)
  • Saturday, 23rd November 2019 (11.45am – 12.45am)
  • Saturday, 23rd November 2019 (1.30pm – 2.30pm)
  • Tuesday, 3rd December 2019 (10.15am – 11.15am)
  • Tuesday, 3rd December 2019 (11.45am – 12.45am)
  • Tuesday, 3rd December 2019 (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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