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Workshop/Course, Fri 1 Nov 2019, free entry

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Blacksmiths

Blacksmiths

Details

Young people aged 14-19 (or up to 25 with SEND) are invited to discover more about heritage by taking part in exclusive blacksmithing workshops!

Work alongside our Blacksmiths at their forge; find out about their work and careerm, learn new skills and blacksmithing techniques, use traditional tools and even craft your own piece of ironwork to take home.

Workshops will take place on Saturday 24th August, Thursday 29th August and Friday 1st November. Each will last 2 hours and will be available on each day at 10:30-12:30 or 13:30-15:30.

To book your place, contact bookings.assistant@ncm.org.uk

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsRegional Tourist Board MemberWheelchairs availableAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

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Event details

Dates Times
Fri 1 Nov 2019 10:30 to 12:30 13:30 to 15:30

Prices

Free entry

Please note, there is a £5 per car charge to the Museum from 20th July-1st September.

Location

Directions

See location of National Coal Mining Museum for England on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SE 252164  Lat: 53.64376 Long: -1.61925

By Road:
Leave the M1 at jct 40 (A638) towards Wakefield, take the 1st right after the traffic lights (Broadway). The Malt Shovel pub will be on your right. At the end of Broadway turn right onto the A642 to Horbury and Huddersfield.

By Public Transport:
Nearest train station: Wakefield Westgate Railway Station
Nearest bus station: Wakefield Bus Station
Bus Route: Yorkshire Traction Bus 232 from Wakefield Bus Station. Drops off outside the Reindeer Inn.

Parking: free

Accessible by Public Transport: 6 miles from Wakefield or Huddersfield station

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site cateringOn-site catering
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality

NEW Adventure Playground and Mining Lives gallery