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Cast Away in Bronze - Experience AND 2024

Eden Pottery, 218 Abbey Road, Millisle, County Down, BT22 2DH
Casting in bronze


Part of Experience Ards and North Down 2024. Click here to see the full programme.


Join Lake and Oak Coppersmithing for this unique bronze casting workshop.  This creative workshop will give you a glimpse into the past techniques of Bronze Age casting.

Under the supervision of Caron and Matthew, you will have the option of casting a wide range of jewellery-sized objects in bronze, such as acorns, shells, rings or if you prefer you can cast objects inspired by the famous TV show shot in Northern Ireland, Game of Thrones.

Not only will you hear stories of the Bronze Age in Ireland and globally to fuel your creativity, you will also get to bring home your items on the same day. 

Enjoy complimentary coffee/tea and traybakes, provided from Eden Pottery during the experience.

Things to note
No experience necessary.

All materials are provided but please wear clothes that you don't mind getting dirty.

No concession.

Suitable for those aged 15 yrs plus. U18's must be accompanied by a paying adult and also purchase a full price ticket.

Tickets close 2 days before.

Dietary requirements
Please ensure that you check with all members of your party regarding food allergies, intolerances, and dietary requirements prior to booking tickets.
It is the responsibility of the ticketholder to inform a member of staff at the host venue about food allergies, intolerances and specific dietary requirements. 
This must be done 72 hours before the experience by contacting Caron:


Getting there

By Car: From Belfast follow the A20 to Newtownards. Follow the signs to Millisle, taking the Movilla Rd/B172 for a few miles, turning right onto the Ballyblack Rd East/B17 then next left, turning on to Moss Road/B172. When the windmill is in view, take the next right, crossing Dam Road to the Abbey Road, then turn right.  Travel a few minutes, destination will be on the right.

There is parking available on site.

By Bus: See Translink NI website for bus departure and arrival times.

Please contact Caron at 07926 121 282 to discuss accessibility before booking.                                                                                                         

Where practicable providers within the Experience Programme will aim to accommodate carers and be as inclusive as possible. With such a diverse range of activities, operated by a number of providers, it is necessary for this to be assessed on a case-by-case basis.
Please contact Bangor Visitor Information Centre on 028 9127 0069, and they will be able to address your enquiry.


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