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Red Anvil School of Blacksmithing

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The Devon blacksmith, Richard Bent, offers people the experience of working with him at Red Anvil Forge, Halwell.

The working forge has four coal fires, two gas furnaces, anvils, hammer and tongs and working space for five students
The working forge has four coal fires, two gas furnaces, anvils, hammer and tongs and working space for five students

One- and two-day courses of expert tuition in a professional blacksmith’s forge. 

I am Richard Bent FWCB, a Silver medal holder from the Worshipful Company of Blacksmiths, and offer One-day and Two-day Courses to those who would like to experience Blacksmithing.  I offer tuition for the absolute beginner and other skill levels as required.  My courses are run from a well equipped workshop/forge at Halwell, near Totnes, Devon. 

12/01/2021 - LOCKDOWN 2021 - WE ARE AWAITING NEWS FROM THE GOVERNMENT THAT WE ARE ABLE TO RESUME OUR BLACKSMITHING COURSES AS PLANNED ON 20 FEBRUARY 2021.   IF YOU HAVE A COURSE BOOKED WE ASK FOR YOUR PATIENCE AND WILL BE IN TOUCH AS SOON AS WE ARE ABLE, THANK YOU   

FEES:  One-day courses are held on a Saturday and the fee is £100.00 per person, payable on booking.

Two-day courses are held on Friday and Saturday the fee being £200.00 per person, payable on booking. 

WHAT IS INCLUDED:   The course fee includes:

1.  All tuition

2. PPE - safety glasses, gloves 

3. Use of equipment 

4. Tea/Coffee and biscuits available throughout the day

5. Bottled water 

NOT INCLUDED:

1. Students are requested to bring their own packed lunch.

2. Face masks

AVAILABILITY:   

Each course offers FIVE student places.