Heritage Skills Centre Lincoln

Posted by on May 16, 2014 in Blog, Workshops and demonstrations | 0 comments

Heritage Skills Centre Lincoln

I spent last Saturday running a medieval manuscript taster session at the Heritage Skills Centre, situated in the grounds of Lincoln Castle.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

HCourse at the Heritage Skills centre, Lincoln

The Heritage Skills Centre, cunningly disguised with its green roof!

 

The workshop was fully booked, and what a lovely bunch of people they were…

 

Heritage Skills Centre Lincoln

 

…producing work that, by their own admission, they never expected to be able to complete.

 

Heritage Skills Centre Lincoln

Top left, a completed piece – design taken from the Lindisfarne Gospels and made with 24 carat gold leaf and watercolour. Right – gilding practice.

 

Heritage Skills Centre Lincoln

A beautiful Renaissance ‘white vine’ design – work in progress

 

Thanks to all who came along for being such great company. Thanks also for all the lovely feedback, including one comment which read:

 

‘Could not have been better’

 
Now that’s the sort of feedback I love!

Dates for the autumn are not finalised yet, but the plan is to run similar workshops in October and February – watch this space. In the meantime, I’ll be demonstrating at 1000 Years of Traditional Craft on 31st May and 1st June if you fancy seeing me struggling with gold leaf in a marquee!

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