February 28, 2013By Annie Guilfoyle

December is the end of my Diploma student’s year; with the course nearly over they have to prepare for their end of year show. This is the culmination of all their hard work, pulling together all their best projects to display to the public, friends and family. This year we tried a new way of … Read More

Sparks will fly

June 8, 2012By Annie Guilfoyle

I have just completed what must be my sixth or even seventh blacksmithing course at West Dean. An incredibly enjoyable weekend course was spent under the expert tutorage of artist-blacksmith Melissa Cole. On previous courses I have tried to create something that required an articulated lorry to drag it home, but this time I decided … Read More