Adult Education Courses

New for 2018, the Museum is launching it's Adult Education Programme.

Traditional crafts and skills courses will be available all year round, in subjects such as pole lathe turning, gate hurdle making, besom broom making, pottery, flint knapping, bow making and more.

More information will follow in 2018.

If you are intrested in taking part in a course you can come along to our Wood from the Trees event on Saturday 5th May, where the Museum will be hosting a day of heritage crafts.  With demonstrations available and a chance to talk to some of our tutors.

To enquire for more information please contact our Heritage Crafts contact the Museum office,
01798 831370 or

At Amberley Museum we have a number of Resident Craftspeople who already offer course tuition

Pole Lathe
Learn how to use a polelathe, turning wood with a roughing out and smoothing chisel, plus learn to turn a bead and use a friction wire.
Tutor: Colin Wells. For further informaion click here

Spoon Carving

This one day course has been carefully designed to give you the skills to enjoy the traditional craft of spoon carving. What can be more relaxing than quietly sitting by our campfire whittling your very own spoon.
Tutor: Wayne Jones. For further information click here

Letter Cutting

Learn how to carve your initials into stone and more.  This is an opportunity to expand your calligraphy techniques or try a new skill.  Cliff Palmer has spent many years teaching letter cutting to people who have had no previous experience with a hammer and chisel. For further information click here