Title: Casting the World: The Story of JW Singer & Sons
Date: 5 – 14 July
Weekday workshops for school groups
Weekend workshops for the public, free to attend, booking required
Come and try your hand at being a casting apprentice at this family-friendly workshop. The Long Gallery at Black Swan Arts will be transformed into a casting studio, bringing history alive and offering the opportunity to learn the basics of the casting techniques used to such great effect at the J.W. Singer & Sons foundry in Frome more than 100 years ago. Note – no hot metal involved!
Sessions last approximately 1 hour and can accommodate 12 max. Suitable for reception age children – 99 years. Children must be accompanied by an adult. No more than 2 children per adult.
All Saturday and Sunday bookings should be made online. Weekday sessions are available but are reserved for school groups. Schools should contact firstname.lastname@example.org to book.
The Casting Studio has been made possible with funding from the National Lottery Heritage Fund, Frome Town Council and The Alan Powell Trust.
Book your weekend session via Eventbrite.
Read the BBC article about the exhibition.