March, 2022

Ferrous FestivalCompleted25mar(mar 25)9:00 am27(mar 27)5:00 pm9:00 am - 5:00 pm (27) Hereford City Centre, Herefordshire, HR1 2AA

Event Details

Ferrous Festival

Ferrous is Back in High Town and around the city centre.

Programme TBC:

  • Live Forging in High Town: your chance to try your hand at making a hot-forged metal seed marker to mark a special spot in your garden or favourite flower tub.
  • Maylord Takeover: a range of exhibitions celebrating the blacksmiths’ art for the 21st century our seven pop-up galleries in Gomond Street
  • ​Metal + Metal: a show of contemporary hot forged metal from Steneby in Sweden
  • Measured Making: the brand new exhibition based on the submissions received in the 150 mm Challenge with works made by artists from around the world as well as local Herefordshire designer maker
  • Alumni Exhibition: work by Toby Forbes Gower, Sam Pearce and Christian Vaughan-Jones
  • Herefordshire Makers: exhibit the amazing work which takes place every day in Herefordshire
  • Paul Mikula and Martha Jones: an exhibition showing the mandala made in an HCA masterclass under the expert tuition of Paul Mikula with a photo essay of the process by Martha Jones
  • Celebrating the Natural Environment: the exhibition of tin plate tokens made by Herefordshire primary schools under the guidance of blacksmithing students from Hereford College of Arts
  • Demonstrations: the artist in action – come and watch a piece of metal be transformed into something amazing before your eyes
  • The 150 mm Challenge: the call to make something beautiful form a single piece of metal measuring 150 mm x 20 mm x 20 mm to which artists worldwide have responded and will be shown in the Measured Making Exhibition
  • Photographic exhibitions of the blacksmithing process
  • Talks and lectures about artist blacksmithing and the restoration of heritage pieces
  • The Nowhere Forge, Hereford’s own travelling blacksmith will be located at various places around the city centre


25 (Friday) 9:00 am - 27 (Sunday) 5:00 pm

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Hereford City Centre

Herefordshire, HR1 2AA