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This is a creative and fun course is designed for those who are interested exploring traditional and creative metal craft in a stunning woodland setting. 

Its designed as a basic introduction course suitable for the complete novice or those in the Forest School sector that would like to learn a new and exciting skill to share with their students, a great CPD opportunity. The focus is to support reconnection with nature and the outdoors through using natural materials, creativity and traditional skills to produce individual and unique items from a range of metals.

The day will focus creating items using metal work techniques based on traditional methods. There is plenty of opportunity to get creative or keep it simple, its up to you on the day.  You will develop your skills and be able to produce small items to showcase your efforts. 

Methods covered during the day will include:

  • Pewter Casting using cuttlefish and sand
  • Branding on Leather or Wooden items

Additional Qualifications

A range of Woodland Workshops days are planned throughout the year or possibly consider enrolling on one of the Forest School training course.

Entry Requirements:

There are no entry requirements for this course

Dates & Location:

3rd March 2021

9:30 - 15:30

Lewes Campus - Plumpton College


1 Day Course




Facilities at Plumpton are pretty impressive if you are planning to undertake any of the courses or Forest School qualifications for your enjoyment or for your professional development.

The estate covers over 800 hectares of stunning countryside including four inspiring Ancient Woodland sites, an area of coniferous woodland and beautiful SSSI grasslands of the South Downs. In fact you’ll get to experience one of the finest natural locations in the country, perfect for skill, knowledge and creativity.

Indoors we have the expertise and experience of the Forest School training staff, supported by the expertise of the supporting departs of Forestry, Countryside, Game Keeping and Adventure Education delivered in our modern well equipped classrooms and workshops. In summary there is no better place to learn.

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