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.

If you have any questions about ticketing, please contact Jessica Renison: or 07503 764712

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 have secured a camping field in Bath for ticket-holders, staff and volunteers.  Book HERE

Booking Form

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