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Day course: Wood Engraving with Robin Mackenzie

NEW DATES ADDED: 26 November and 28 January 2023. SEPTEMBER SOLD OUT - please contact us - - to be added to a waiting list. 18/7/22

This one-day workshop is perfect for beginners looking to learn a new technique, or for those who have done a little engraving and wish to progress their technique further.

You will be taught the principles of designing for wood engraving, methods of engraving into a block of end grain wood, and how to print by hand from your finished block.

Robin Mackenzie is an elected member of The Society of Wood Engravers and has exhibited his work all over the UK.  He creates prints for books, magazines, merchandise and works from his open studio at Walford Mill Crafts in Wimborne, Dorset. For more details about Robin Mackenzie, see his website at

All tools and materials including the wood blocks are provided on the day.

You will receive an email shortly before the course with final details and details of any drawings etc to bring to work from.

Date:  Saturday 23 July or Monday 19 September (previously advertised as 12 September).

Time: 10.30 am to 4 pm

Lunch: is not provided - bring your own to eat at the Museum or nearby Hillworth Park, or visit one of the many cafes in Devizes Market Place.

Cost:  £70 (to include all materials).

Location: Wiltshire Museum

Booking:  Essential - only 8 places available. Book online below.

Terms and Conditions
Unless sold out, bookings will close at 9 am on the day of the event.
Booking for events
Cancellations, Refunds and T&Cs
No responsibility can be accepted by the Wiltshire Archaeological and Natural History Society (the Society) for accidents or injury sustained during the course of any event arranged by the Society.

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