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Open studio and introduction to bladesmithing course

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Opportunity to come and see a multi award winning workshop and artisan, creating your own culinary knife under the guidance of bladesmith Sam Gleeson.

A full range of techniques will be explored, heat and fire, sparks, flame, grinding, polishing and sharpening to forge and finish your knife

This is a taster of an emerging craft and cookery school, offered for free by kind support of Creative Ireland and Multitools Europe to give participants the chance to explore ancients craft skills and contemporary culinary arts as part of National Heritage Week and the August Craft Month


Event Address: Bushyvale house, Moughna, Milltown malbay, Clare V95N5F3

Advanced Booking is Required

Suitable For: Adults 16+

Accessibility Information

parking and onsite toilets available, a light lunch will be served so prior dietry requirements needed please - whilst we try to make this as open access as possible we are not currently set up to give wheel chair accessability, sorry full PPE of glasses, ear defenders, gloves and flame proof apron will be provided, but participants need to be wearing falme proof trousers and long sleaved tops pleae and ideally a good pair of boots

Organiser: : Thisiswhatido

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Event Contact Number: : +871676997

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Event Memberships

Design & Crafts Council Ireland, Made Local, GANS

GANS Membership details

Irish Artists Blacksmiths Association

All August Craft Month events are run independently by the event organisers. For questions regarding this event please contact the event organiser directly.

Event Details

Maker: Sam Gleeson

Starts: Sat 17 Aug at 9:30 am

Ends: Sat 17 Aug at 5:30 pm

Craft Type: Blacksmithing

Event Location: Clare

Event Type: Workshop

Price: Free