Introductory Medieval Manuscript Illumination workshop


2017 / 18 Dates


Heritage Lincolnshire #layersofhistory workshop November 15th 2017 (fully booked)

Heritage Skills Centre, Lincoln Castle – single day workshops on February 17th, April 25th, September 15th, November 7th 2018.

 During the morning you will have the opportunity to practice applying gold leaf flat on the page using a number of traditional and modern ‘glues’. Having honed your skills, during the afternoon you will complete a small medieval manuscript painting in watercolour and gold leaf to take home with you. No design / drawing skills or experience necessary although creativity is welcomed! There will be a choice of medieval designs for you to choose from should you wish to do so and all materials are provided.


Manuscript Illumination workshop

Photo: Lincoln Minster School

Please phone the Heritage Skills Centre on 01522 554559 to book – online booking for the spring / summer workshops should be available at Christmas.