A sample imageHector Cole MBE is able to share with you some of his skills that have given him a world wide reputation for the forging of high quality historic arrowheads. This reputation is based on years of blacksmithing experience, as well as his specialism in the reconstruction of archaeological artefacts using the same materials and techniques of ancient smiths.

Hector offers a range of Courses at his Forge in the rolling Wiltshire countryside, near Malmesbury.

Courses for Spring 2020 are now available on the following dates:

January 23rd & 24th
February 27th & 28th.
March 19th & 20th.
April 23rd & 24th

All one day courses £145.00 per day per person. £25.00 deposit per course per person

Courses in Basic Forging, Blade Smithing & Basic Arrow Smithing are available and details on course content can be viewed or downloaded here.

Basic Forging

Blade Smithing

Basic Arrowsmithing

These are full day courses. Please bring a packed lunch.

Gift vouchers are available for all these courses.

More Advanced courses are available, depending on the skill and experience of the student. Contact Hector for more information

Watch Hector Forging a War Bodkin