Bronze Age Dagger Casting Workshop

Sun 9th June 2019
Wycombe Museum, Bucks, HP13 6PX

Discover how some of the earliest metal tools were produced in prehistoric Britain. This workshop is led by experimental archaeologist James Dilley from the University of Southampton. Learn how to prepare your own mould, work the leather bellows on the charcoal fuelled furnace. Cast the liquid metal into moulds to produce a replica Bronze age blade dagger to take home at the end of the day. Lunch included. Long sleeves, trousers, and covered shoes must be worn.
           

Age 16+
           

Book l £100 or £90 for Friends


Google map static shot of Wycombe Museum, Bucks, HP13 6PX
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