FREE heritage craft workshops in the Lake District

WT workshop poster final

As part of the Walter’s Tools project, we shall be running a series of 2 day workshops over June and July in various woodland crafts – charcoal making, blacksmithing and tool tempering,  hand tool re-shafting, scything and hay making, and willow basket making.

Places limited to 6 for each course (over 18s). Free of charge with materials costs for some. Please subscribe to Sarah Thomas at, whereon you shall be given more information if you are allocated a place.

June 14th & 15th – Charcoal making with Sam Ansell, Stott Park Bobbin Mill, Lakeside (West side of Windermere)/ Sat 10 – late , Sun 10-4

June 21st & 22nd – Blacksmithing with Sean Bainbridge, Walter’s barn Staveley -in-Cartmel / 11-5

June 28th & 29th – Tool handle making and restoration with Sam Robinson, Walter’s barn Staveley -in-Cartmel / 11-5

July 10th & 11th – Scything with Steve Tomlin/ Walter’s field, Staveley -in-Cartmel/ 09.30 – 4.30

July 19th & 20th – Willow basket making with Helen Elvin, Walter’s barn Staveley -in-Cartmel / 10-4


2 thoughts on “FREE heritage craft workshops in the Lake District

  1. What a super website and what wonderful projects you are involved with – I loved the making of the brand – I wish you every success for the future.
    Barbara Elsmore, Sherborne, Dorset

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