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Hephaestus' Corner (Woodworking)

Try your hand at Roman woodcraft under the watchful eye of the artisan god Hephaestus!

  • 5 hr
  • 37 British pounds
  • Malton

Service Description

Step back in time and unleash your inner artisan at our woodworking workshop during the 2024 Malton Museum Roman Festival, held in honour of the great artisan god Hephaestus! Join skilled craftsmen roleplaying as captured tribesmen, eager to share their ancient woodworking secrets. Under the watchful eyes of these knowledgeable guides, learn to shape and carve wood using authentic tools and techniques that have stood the test of time. - Axe handle crafting🪓 - Spoon and Bowl carving🥄 - Shield-making🛡️ - Plumbata crafting 🎯 These are just ideas for what you could create during your time with us! Whether you're a seasoned woodworker or a curious beginner, this hands-on workshop offers a unique opportunity to create your own Roman-inspired masterpiece. Immerse yourself in history, hone your skills, and take home a piece of the past! Our corner will be open for the duration of the festival (11am-4pm), booking a slot will allow you access to the materials and our guidance for the whole 5 hours. You will be free to leave and come back as much as you like, and take your time with your creation. Perfect for a relaxing day of fun and learning new skills! We do not enforce age limits, however if we do not feel you are safe with the tools provided we reserve the right to stop your session or alter it to be more suitable, if possible. All children under 16 must be supervised by a legal guardian. PLEASE BE AWARE THAT THERE IS AN ENTRY FEE TO THE ROMAN FESTIVAL Our booking is separate to this fee and goes directly to us, we do not receive any payment from Malton Museum for putting the workshop on. Prices are per person. Book entry to the festival here:

Upcoming Sessions

Cancellation Policy

To cancel a booking, please contact us. Cancellations done within 24 hours before the experience will not be refunded. Cancellations within one week of the experience will be partially refunded. All other cancellations will be refunded in full. For rescheduling a booking, please contact us. Rescheduling done within 24 hours of a booking will be charged an administration fee of £10 per person.

Contact Details

  • Malton, UK


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