The Barkerville Heritage Workshop Series

Mon-Thurs, Sept 18-21

Experience Barkerville in-depth and behind the scenes in our inaugural hands-on Heritage Skills Workshop Series. 

We are pleased to offer a both group workshop and two private instructional sessions to learn heritage skills with the Victorian-era tools and techniques used right here in Barkerville.

Workshop 1: An Introduction to the Victorian Dinner Party

Date: Wednesday, September 20th, 2017
Time: 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Location: The Wendle House in Barkerville, BC

Travel back in time and join Miss Wendle in her heritage home for a two-hour hands-on Victorian cooking class. Learn the basics of planning a menu, setting a table, and preparing a sample dish for a Victorian-style dinner party in 1867, Barkerville. With Miss Wendle’s expert instruction, you will learn how to work with the tools of an 1860s kitchen, discover recipes from a heritage cookbook, and reward yourself with a sample of your culinary creation.

Price: $45.00 +GST

Online Registration Here 

Extra Notes: Only 12 seats available. Register now and make payment upon arrival at Barkerville

Workshop 2: An Introduction to Heritage Blacksmithing

Date: Offered daily September 18th – 21st, 2017
Time: 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Location: The Cameron & Ames Blacksmith Shop in Barkerville, BC

Travel back in time for a two-hour private lesson on the basics of heritage blacksmithing at the Cameron & Ames Blacksmith Shop in Barkerville. Learn the tools of the blacksmith trade and work one-on-one with our expert instructor to create your own unique ironwork to take home. Participate on your own or invite up to two friends to join you in this private apprenticeship session.

Price: $120.00 + GST

Online Registration Here 

Extra Notes: Only four private sessions available in 2017. Register now and make payment upon arrival at Barkerville

Workshop 3: An Introduction to the Heritage Printing Press

Date: Offered daily September 18th – 21st, 2017
Time: 10:30 am – 12:30 pm or 1:30 pm – 3:30pm
Location: The Cariboo Sentinel Printing Shop in Barkerville, BC

Travel back in time for a two-hour private lesson on the basics of operating a 1890s printing press at the Cariboo Sentinel Printing Shop in Barkerville. Learn the tools of the trade and work one-on-one with our expert instructor to create your own unique set of custom business cards or holiday cards to take home. Participate on your own or invite up to two friends to join you in this private apprenticeship session.

Price: $100.00 + GST

Online Registration Here

Extra Notes: Only eight private sessions available in 2017. Register now and make payment upon arrival at Barkerville