The second set of residency artists are based at Gefail yr Ynys during August and September. Mike Murray is a mixed media sculptor based in Arfon, Gwynedd and Robin Richards is a contemporary composer and multi-instrumentalist in Manchester based band Dutch Uncles. Look out for activities and performances coming up from the resident artists on our Facebook page and on the Stamp website.

The third and final pairing of artists will be working together during October. The two selected artists will be announced in September.

Blacksmithing Taster Session

Wednesday 20th September 1-4pm
Wednesday 20th September 6-9pm
Sunday 1st October 10-1pm
Sunday 1st October 2:30-5:30pm

A three-hour session in which you will experience manipulating red hot steel in a safe controlled manner, forging tapers and points bending and twisting.

£20 Includes all materials & equipment. Over 16’s

Blacksmithing for Beginners

Course 1

Saturday 14th October 10am – 1pm
Saturday 21st October 10am -1pm
Saturday 28th October 10am-1pm

Course 2

Saturday 14th October 2:30pm – 5:30pm
Saturday 21st October 2:30pm – 5:30pm
Saturday 28th October 2:30pm – 5:30pm

A three-session course learning traditional blacksmithing skills and applying these skills to create items of your own choosing, (within reason) that you get to take home. Price includes a pair or work gloves and safety glasses, which you also keep.

£75 Includes all materials & equipment. Over 16’s

Blacksmithing Intermediate

Saturday 11th November 10am-1pm
Saturday 18th November 10am -1pm
Saturday 25th November 10am- 1pm

For those who have completed a beginner’s course or have some experience and want to improve your skills. You will take away items and skills that will help you take your home blacksmithing / metalworking to another level.

£85 Includes all materials & equipment. Over 16’s