Event Description

A unique two-day celebration of all things IRON in and around World Heritage Greenwich.

A focal point for Britain’s maritime and horological heritage, as well as the site of Henry VIII’s armoury, Greenwich is steeped in ironwork history. This one-off event will celebrate the fascinating, multi-faceted material that has played such a vital role in our history, and contributed in so many different ways to major technological developments across the globe.

A morning of talks will be followed by a guided walk of local ironwork highlights. The following day offers a rare opportunity to go behind the scenes in the busy workshops of leading conservators Hall Conservation, and try your hand at various conservation techniques.

Day 1 – 27th October 2022 – St Alfege Church, Greenwich

Talks & Walk – a morning of varied and interesting talks on Greenwich’s historic ironwork, followed by an afternoon guided walk around the local ironwork highlights.

Day 2  – 28th October 2022 – Hall Conservation

Hands-on Heritage – try your hand at a variety of conservation techniques – including blacksmithing, patination, gilding, repousse in the busy workshops of a thriving conservation business.

Ticket options:

Talks & Walk: £60 [NHIG Members £50; Students £30] Includes lunch

Hands-on Heritage half-day (morning or afternoon): £80 [NHIG Members £70; Students £50] Once you have booked we will contact you to ask your preference for morning or afternoon.

Combined Ticket for both events: £120 [NHIG Members £100; Students £60]

For enquiries about group bookings, please contact Jessica:


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Ticket Price Quantity
Talks & Walk £60.00 Sold out
NHIG Member Talks & Walk £50.00 Sold out
Student Talks & Walk £30.00 Sold out
Hands-on Heritage £80.00 Sold out
NHIG Member Hands-on Heritage £70.00 Sold out
Student Hands-on Heritage £50.00 Sold out
Combined Ticket £120.00 Sold out
NHIG Member Combined Ticket £100.00 Sold out
Student Combined Ticket £60.00 Sold out

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