Craft

Sovereign Hill

09 Jun 2019

Become a blacksmith

Ever wanted to try forgeing? Join our talented blacksmiths as they take you through the basics of their trade and teach you the history of blacksmithing on the Ballarat goldfields.
BOOK
date:
Sunday 09 June 2019
time:
9:00 am - 12:00 am
Cost:
$100pp
Address:
Bradshaw Street, Golden Point, 3350
Map:
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More Information

You will be provided a period blacksmith uniform, plus all materials and tools. Please wear closed toe work boots. You will be operating under the guidance of trained Sovereign Hill employees. To ensure participant health and safety, all directions and protocol as stated by Sovereign Hill staff must be followed at all times. There are some aspects of the process that can only be done by a trained professional, so some aspects cannot be executed by the participant. Leather and buckles are sourced locally.

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