Day Course: Gilding on Leather
Saturday 21 Oct
10:00 - 16:00
Leicester Castle Great Hall
Bring your creativity and take part in this one-day course, run in partnership with the Leather Conservation Centre of Northampton.
Gilding on leather is a traditional skill that has been around since the early centuries AD and used to decorate a variety of objects, from clothing and footwear to furniture and bookbinding. This practical course is suitable for all and will teach the basics of gilding whilst providing hands-on learning with professionals in the industry.
All materials as well as lunch and refreshments are included in the price.
Participants will also have the opportunity for a private viewing of the new ARTIFACTSLIVE: A Legacy in Leather exhibition in the DMU Musuem featuring original objects from the Museum of Leathercraft.
For queries please contact [email protected] or ring 0116 207 8650.