The courses are open to everyone ,
The ideal gift that is "different"
Gift cards can be supplied,
Each student works on an individual hearth and anvil
Classes are usually limited to four students.
Materials are included in the cost
as are refreshments throughout the day,
Students to bring their own lunch
It is recommended that old clothes, (Non-flammable)
and stout working shoes, (preferably with steel toe caps) be worn
NO TRAINERS or other unsuitable footwear
A leather apron, ear protection and Safety Glasses
If students don't have their own, we can supply them
A Forging Experience Taster Day
If you, or someone you know, have ever had the desire to try your hand at forging hot metal
then we can give you that opportunity to do so.
We offer classes for up to four people that cater for anyone just wanting to ‘have a go’
From January 2017 these are available at a mutually convenient date.
Contact emai; firstname.lastname@example.org
Course fee is £125 per person
Or For those who seriously want
to learn the traditional blacksmithing skills but don’t know where to start, we have an
Intensive Basic Blacksmiths Skills
a 3 day course
All the skills you need to produce many different items, from simple hooks to frames and brackets
Course fee is £250 per person
No previous knowledge is needed
These classes are for up to four people,
each student having their own forging hearth and anvil
Suitable Gift Cards can be arranged
When you know and understand the basics, we can then provide
further specific classes in additional skill areas
to take you through the transition to a new career.
We can introduce you to the skills,
How far you want to take them is up to yourself.
We can also arrange courses in more advanced and allied
blacksmithing skills to suit your requirements.
To book a place, or for any queries and for payment methods,
Cheques made out to "Westpoint Forge" are preferred but other arrangements can be made.
We are somewhat old fashioned and prefer a personal touch,
so we do not currently take online or over the phone payments
or Tel 01626 863372