2018 A/W & 2019 now available for booking HERE


 

Give it a Bash!

Join Ella in a one-day or three hour pewter workshop at Manchester Craft and Design Centre.

Experience traditional metalwork skills using lead free pewter. Each workshop is focused on learning a heritage pewtersmithing technique to create your own finished piece to take home along.

Ideal for those who fancy trying a creative skill, a quirky 10th wedding anniversary gift, budding pewtersmiths or craft fans. Ella will guide you through the workshop, all tools and materials are provided along with refreshments. Suitable for beginners or those who have tried jewellery/silversmithing previously. 

For descriptions and booking please click HERE. If you have a specific item you'd like to make or enquiry please contact Ella directly and she'll guide you to the best class for you. 

 

On the road. 

Can't get to Manchester? Ella now travels far and wide hosting Give it a Bash pewter workshops *meep meep* 

Below is a list of where she will be pewtering soon, click on the date to be taken to the venue page for enquiries and booking. 

SAT 6TH OCT     - BLACKBURN MUSUEM, BLACKBURN. PENDANT AND KEYRING MAKING
FRI 12TH OCT    - ARTISON, MASHAM. SOLD OUT
SAT 13TH OCT   - ARTISON, MASHAM. SOLD OUT
SUN 21ST OCT  - KELHAM ISLAND MUSEUM, SHEFFIELD. KEYRING MAKING
SUN 28TH OCT  - PORCH GIFT SHOP, CHESHIRE. BANGLE MAKING

SUN 11TH NOV 
-PORCH GIFT SHOP, CHESHIRE. CHRISTMAS DECORATION MAKING
SAT 17TH NOV   - QUIRKY WORKSHOPS, PENRITH. CHRISTMAS DECORATION MAKING
SUN 25TH NOV  - KELHMAM ISLAND MUSEUM, SHEFFIELD. CHRISTMAS DECORATION MAKING

SAT 1ST DEC    - KELHAM ISLAND MUSEUM, SHEFFIELD, CHRISTMAS DECORATION MAKING

2019
SAT 13TH JAN   - KELHAM ISLAND MUSEUM, SHEFFILD. KEYRING MAKING
SUN 3RD FEB    - KELHAM ISLAND MUSEUM, SHEFFILD. PENDANT AND BROOCH MAKING
SUN 3RD MAR   - KELHAM ISLAND MUSEUM, SHEFFILD. KEYRING MAKING
FRI 24TH MAY    - ARTISON, MASHAM. TBC
SAT 25TH MAY   - ARTISON, MASHAM. TBC.
FRI 8TH NOV      - ARTISON, MASHAM. TBC.
SAT 9TH NOV     -ARTISON, MASHAM. TBC.  

Are you part of a group or a venue who'd like to host a workshop? Perfect for galleries, libraries, community groups, festivals WI groups and craft clubs. Ella will bring her popular traditional metalwork skills workshop to you along with all materials and equipment. Contact Ella HERE for more information and group prices. 


Love Manchester?

Create your own Manchester worker bee souvenir. Hosted by Air BnB experiences Ella is celebrating Manchester through bee keyring workshops at Manchester Craft and Design Centre.

Using Manchesters historic emblem of the worker bee Ella will guide you through the process of creating your own souvenir keyring using heritage metalwork skills. Experience pewtersmithing and take away a buzzy bee to remember Manchester wherever you roam. Dates and booking
HERE