Medieval Leather Stitching Workshop | University of Oxford

Medieval Leather Stitching Workshop

Event date
Event time
10:00 - 16:00
Venue
Pitt Rivers Museum
South Parks Road
Oxford
Oxfordshire
OX1 3PW
Venue details

Held in Museum Annexe, next to main entrance to Oxford University Museum of Natural History

Event type
Courses and workshops
Event cost
£25 (Includes all tuition and materials)
Disabled access?
Yes
Booking required
Required

An exclusive one day introduction to the manufacture of medieval turn shoes. Learn how to make your own authentic threads from linen fibres and boar bristles. Discover the necessary stitching techniques that dominated shoe manufacture for centuries and make your own leather pouch from authentic vegetable tanned leather. Booking essential - limited spaces available. Please see our website for booking details.