The Iron Lady holds various courses…
Wear your old jeans, tie back your hair and make things in metal! 

For course enquiries please email
1 Day Blacksmithing
2 people maximum

A 1 day Blacksmithing Taster Course where you will learn the basics of forming metal in the forge and leave with your very own hand forged poker!


1 Day TIG Welding
4 people maximum

This is a one day intensive Course will allow you to cover most, if not all aspects and principles of TIG Welding. 
Focussing on: 

  • Thin gauge sheet metal
  • Mild Steel and Stainless
  • Aluminium
  • Copper and Brass Brazing

This course is suitable for anyone wishing to try and discover welding for the first time, or for anyone who wants to update their welding knowledge.

1 Day Welding Course MIG TIG and STICK
4 people maximum
This is a one day intensive welding course where you can try out and practice all 3 welding processes with a variety of metals.

For example: 

Mild Steel and Stainless TIG
Aluminium TIG
Copper and Brass Brazing TIG
Mild Steel and Stainless Stick
Mild steel and Stainless MIG

This course is suitable for anyone wishing to try and discover welding for the first time, or for anyone who wants to update their welding knowledge by concentrating on a process of their choice.

2 Day Metalwork Taster Course
4 people maximum
This two day course will introduce you to different methods and techniques used within the metal industry, and you will come away with a finished product at the end (ornamental garden flower, weather vane or a wall mounted coat rack). 

What will you be doing over the two days:
  • Hot forming of metal using the forge
  • Cold forming of metal – folding, rolling, and shaping
  • Welding – TIG, MIG and stick
  • Plasma cutting
  • Grinding
  • Metal finishing – painting, polishing, mark making, engraving
Practise Days
These are open to anyone who has previously attended a course with Bradwell Blacksmiths.

You now have the basic skills to get practicing to become a great welder and make your own metal creations.  This also means you now qualify to access the practice bays at Bradwell Blacksmiths. Instead of investing in your own equipment, you are welcome to rent a welding bay at a daily rate.

The price will include 1 hour with The Iron Lady at the beginning of your day to make sure you are on the right track.  Bring your own metal/project for the basic price, or get in touch to organise your materials at an extra cost.  If you only want to practice, the basic price covers your practice metal. 

What's included in the price?
  • Refreshments (tea, coffee, water)

  • Full personal safety wear (steel toe caps, glasses, overalls, welding helmets etc)

  • Materials used

  • Free parking at the pub

  • Individual work booths for social distancing

  • Observation booth for close up demonstrations without close contact


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