Experience Days & Workshops

We're delighted to announce a number of new Experience Days at the Ironbridge Valley Of Invention. Try your hand at our unique crafts using heritage techniques, including printing and blacksmithing, in the heart of the Ironbridge Gorge World Heritage Site, where great minds changed the world.

Victorian Blacksmith Experience Day

27th Jun 2024

This unique opportunity will give participants the chance to experience the life of a Victorian Blacksmith at Blists Hill Victorian Town.

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Victorian Blacksmith Experience Day

28th Jun 2024

This unique opportunity will give participants the chance to experience the life of a Victorian Blacksmith at Blists Hill Victorian Town.

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Victorian Printers Experience Day

3rd Jul 2024

This unique opportunity will give participants the chance to experience the life of a Victorian Printer at Blists Hill Victorian Town.

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Victorian Blacksmith Experience Day

3rd Jul 2024

This unique opportunity will give participants the chance to experience the life of a Victorian Blacksmith at Blists Hill Victorian Town.

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Victorian Blacksmith Experience Day

4th Jul 2024

This unique opportunity will give participants the chance to experience the life of a Victorian Blacksmith at Blists Hill Victorian Town.

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Handbuilding in Clay: An Introduction

7th Jul 2024

Learn the basics of pinch pots, coiling and slabbing from our team of talented demonstrators before creating your own clay items.

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Victorian Printers Experience Day

10th Jul 2024

This unique opportunity will give participants the chance to experience the life of a Victorian Printer at Blists Hill Victorian Town.

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Victorian Printers Experience Day

4th Sep 2024

This unique opportunity will give participants the chance to experience the life of a Victorian Printer at Blists Hill Victorian Town.

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Victorian Printers Experience Day

11th Sep 2024

This unique opportunity will give participants the chance to experience the life of a Victorian Printer at Blists Hill Victorian Town.

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Fired Up - The Raku Experience

21st Sep 2024

This exciting new experience at Coalport China Museum is your opportunity to have a go at Raku Firing, a traditional Japanese ceramic technique.

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Victorian Blacksmith Experience Day

26th Sep 2024

This unique opportunity will give participants the chance to experience the life of a Victorian Blacksmith at Blists Hill Victorian Town.

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Victorian Blacksmith Experience Day

27th Sep 2024

This unique opportunity will give participants the chance to experience the life of a Victorian Blacksmith at Blists Hill Victorian Town.

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Ceramic Green Man Workshop

29th Sep 2024

Make your own Green Man, an ancient symbol of growth and rebirth, in this ceramic workshop at Coalport China Museum.

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Bonadsmålning Workshop with Katy Alston

6th Oct 2024

Try your hand at Swedish-style egg tempera painting, also known as Bonadsmålning, with Shropshire artist and illustrator Katy Alston.

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Victorian Blacksmith Experience Day

9th Oct 2024

This unique opportunity will give participants the chance to experience the life of a Victorian Blacksmith at Blists Hill Victorian Town.

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Victorian Blacksmith Experience Day

10th Oct 2024

This unique opportunity will give participants the chance to experience the life of a Victorian Blacksmith at Blists Hill Victorian Town.

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Victorian Printers Experience Day

16th Oct 2024

This unique opportunity will give participants the chance to experience the life of a Victorian Printer at Blists Hill Victorian Town.

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Victorian Printers Experience Day

22nd Oct 2024

This unique opportunity will give participants the chance to experience the life of a Victorian Printer at Blists Hill Victorian Town.

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Victorian Printers Experience Day

13th Nov 2024

This unique opportunity will give participants the chance to experience the life of a Victorian Printer at Blists Hill Victorian Town.

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Victorian Printers Experience Day

11th Dec 2024

This unique opportunity will give participants the chance to experience the life of a Victorian Printer at Blists Hill Victorian Town.

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