Ancient Crafts Festival

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Monday 7th May

Ancient Crafts Festival – a unique opportunity to get hands on with a fabulous range of early craft techniques.

Welcome to the 29th Ancient Crafts Festival. The Ancient Crafts Festival showcases a range of craft techniques throughout the centuries. This is your opportunity to make and take away with you copies of a range of early artefacts. Try your hand at making a prehistoric pot, turn your hand to Iron Age wood turning, have ago at the earliest craft of all – flint knapping, try  using a reconstruction Iron age loom and learn about early dyeing.

The centerpiece of this year’s activities will be the unique opportunity to have a go at helping to make a small Bronze Age building out of a mixture of oak, hazel and willow.

Our award winning blacksmith will be giving demonstrations and there will be displays of Saxon and Roman crafts. There is something for everyone and a unique opportunity for you to join in and get hands on working with some our experts and specialists across a range of areas.

We will also be showcasing local archaeological discoveries – you will be able to handle a range of original local material which has been found in Sussex over the recent period.

Activities, fun and real learning for all ages.

Normal admission applies. – There is no extra charge for activities.

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07/05/2018 10:30
07/05/2018 17:00
Michelham Priory
01323 844224
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Michelham Priory, Upper Dicker, Hailsham, East Sussex, BN27 3QS, United Kingdom
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