BathIRON 2018 – Blacksmithing Tickets

Event Description

Help us create an exciting public artwork at the heart of a World Heritage City


BathIRON will offer the opportunity to forge with Master smiths as they bring to life a brand new ‘musical score’ balustrade for the Parade Gardens bandstand.

This 4-day festival is open to the public and there will be plenty of exciting activities for all the family, including exhibitions, walking tours and hands-on opportunities.


 Your Blacksmith’s Ticket will include:

  • Opportunity to join in the forging activities at BathIRON, including joining one of the bandstand forging teams*
  • Invitation to a Private Reception at the Roman Baths at 7pm on Thursday 14th June
  • Ticket to all-day Heritage Ironwork Seminar at Bath Guildhall on Thursday 14th June for first 30 people to apply
  • Two days of talks at Bath Guildhall (Saturday 16th & Sunday 17th June)

*Please note, to be on one of the Masters’ bandstand forging teams you need to be able to commit to 2 full consecutive days.  Anyone attending the NHIG Seminar, won’t be available to forge on the Thursday.

Early bird discounts available until 30th April

If you have any questions about ticketing, please contact Jessica Renison: or 07503 684019

Travel and Transport

You can find information about parking in Bath on the Visit Bath website here.

Bath Spa railway and bus stations are both a short walk from Parade Gardens and the Guildhall.


You will find a wide selection of accommodation options – many within walking distance of Parade Gardens – on the Visit Bath website here.

We are hoping to get a camping field for blacksmiths and staff taking part in BathIRON.  Details will be posted shortly. Sign up to the BathIRON newsletter to keep in the loop.

Booking Form

BathIRON 2018


Please select any relevant organisations if you are a member of any of the above. The NHIG reserves the right to request proof of membership or to contact the organisations to confirm.

Please note, to be on one of the Masters’ bandstand forging teams you need to be able to commit to 2 full consecutive days. Places are limited and teams will be decided and announced nearer the event. Please contact us if you have any questions or need further information.


Ticket Price Quantity
Earlybird Blacksmith Member Ticket £95.00 Sold out
Earlybird Non-Member Ticket £135.00 Sold out
Student Ticket - Limited places - Please provide name of institution. £60.00 Sold out
Add-On: NHIG Seminar Ticket £0.00 Sold out
Add-On: I would like to donate £1 to the NHIG £1.00 Sold out

Please let us know if you would like to attend the Civic Reception at the Roman Baths at 7pm on Thursday 14th June. Places are free but limited and will only be valid with the purchase of an event ticket.

Payment Options

Please select your preferred payment option

Bookings must be accompanied by payment in full. Once your booking form and payment have been received a receipt will be sent out. ☐ All details provided are true and accurate and any membership selected is up to date. ☐ The NHIG and venue provider do not accept liability for personal injury to, or the loss or damage of clothing, equipment or other property belonging to persons attending the event.

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