Gifts & Experience Days

experience days at Chiltern Open Air Museum

Historic Experience Days and Courses

Our experience days are a great opportunity to learn a bit more about a heritage skill. All of our experience days take place in or around the Museum’s historic buildings and are led by our experienced team. We offer a variety of experience days and workshops including:

Blacksmith Experience Day

Working as a traditional blacksmith in our working Victorian forge, where you will make and take home your very own hand-forged object.
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Silver Jewellery Making Workshop

Make your own silver jewellery or gift in this new 2018 workshop.
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Historic Baking Experience Day

Historic baking day, creating delicious treats using the fire and original bread oven in beautiful eighteenth-century Leagrave Cottage.
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Taste of the Past (Cooking) Experience Day

Taste of the Past, for all cooking and history enthusiasts.  Create English muffins and sweet and savoury pasties. Takes place in our 1830s Haddenham Croft Cottage
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Working with Straw Experience Day

Working with straw: an introduction to the ancient art of making corn dollies and traditional decorative items.
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The Magic of Watercolour

A watercolour workshop for beginners.
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Willow Sculpture Experience Day

A great introduction to willow sculpture and weaving. No experience necessary.
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Family Bushcraft Experience Day

A family bushcraft experience for up to 8 people.
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Prehistory Family Experience Day

A family prehistory experience day for up to 10 people focusing on the Stone Age and Iron Age periods.
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