Introductory Medieval Manuscript Illumination workshop


2017 / 18 Dates


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

Online booking is available here.

 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

Online booking for the spring workshops should be available at the beginning of December.