Workshops for under 25s to learn the skills in a variety of crafts with Lincoln Castle in partnership with Lincolnshire Memories and Memorials Project.
Bookbinding: Monday 23rd and Tuesday 24th October
Bookbinder, Mags Bradley, will be at the Heritage Skills Centre throughout the event offering free 'drop-in' sessions making simple paper books. Booking not necessary, activity will take up to 20 minutes.
Copper Foiled Stained Glass: Monday 23rd October
Join Strawberry Glass and create an artistic piece of copper foiled glass to take away. You will learn how to select, cut and shape glass, and solder with lead to create a piece to take away with you. For 16 to 25 year olds, full day attendance necessary, £5 (usual course price £95)
Felted Poppy Fields: Tuesday 24th October
Join Robyn Smith and using the techniques of felting explore poppy iconography. You'll create wild wet felted poppy fields in the morning and have several project options in the afternoon including poppy vessels, small bags or brooches all of which you can then take home. For 14 to 25 year olds, full day attendance necessary, £5 (usual course price £45)
Stone Carving: Monday 23rd and Tuesday 24th October
Join Alan Micklethwaite, conservation stone carver and create a poppy motif in Lincolnshire limestone. You will learn to use basic stone carving tools and make a piece to take away with you. For 14 to 25 year olds, full day attendance necessary, £5 (usual course price £85)