What you will do
Two session course
This 2-day metal fabrication workshop will take you through a range of metal cutting techniques. Suitable for both beginners and those with previous experience you'll be offered professional advice from our experienced tutor throughout.
This two day ‘hands on’ workshop will explore a wide variety of metal construction techniques including cutting, rolling, bending, welding and riveting.
Focusing on introducing and understanding the many useful metalworking machines and processes available at LSW, the aim to get you up and running, able to design and fabricate useful objects and structures in metal.
Starting with some fundamentals on the first morning exploring the wide range of process and method available in the workshop through making, onto a second day of personal projects with professional advice and guidance from an experienced tutor.
For beginners there is a project available, but also useful professional advice and insight for creatives with their own project ideas.
It is essential to wear old clothes and strong footwear.
Taught at the beautiful London Sculpture Workshop, on the banks of the river Thames, this course is designed for people with an interest in sculpture and welding. Meet other like-minded people, while practicing your passion and learning from a professional.
All safety precautions are considered and scrap metal is available for you to practice with before you dive into making your own creations.
Select a class time
Sun 22 Mar, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Sun 12 Jul, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Sun 23 Aug, 10:00am - 4:00pm
None of the dates work for you? Let the host know and you will be notified when new dates are added.
You will only receive an email from us if new dates are added for this class, you will not receive any marketing emails, and that's a promise!
Did you know?
We ensure quality. If your class doesn't reach your expectations, we'll give your money back.
About your host, London Sculpture Workshop
London Sculpture Workshop is an independent sculpture studio in Woolwich, South East London, located within Thames Side Studios, offering exceptional facilities for artists and those interested in making three-dimensional work.
Our short course programme covers a wide variety of technical and skill-based processes, taught by practicing artists in superbly equipped workshops. We teach a range of skills including welding, casting, mould making, metal and wood work, ceramics and hot metal practices.
London Sculpture Workshop is a not-for-profit, community interested company, established in 2012 by artists Giles Corby and Jessica Mello, trained at RCA and Slade. LSW has partnered with a number of prestigious organisations including; The British museum, The Crafts Council, CRISIS, The Architecture Association and Oxford Brooke's University. In 2013 and 2014 LSW was awarded the Chelsea Arts Club Trust ‘Artist Run Space Award’ and awarded a grant for our work from the Mayor of London in 2016.
We offer Day, Evening and Weekend courses - ranging from a 3 hour Introduction to Welding to a 6 day Bronze Casting Course, available to book throughout the year.
Flexible cancellation policy
Any class can be cancelled and fully refunded within 24 hours of purchase. See cancellation policy.