Heritage Workshops


Experience Barkerville hands-on through our Heritage Workshops

 

Available by request

 

Workshop 1: An Introduction to the Printing Press

Offered by request. Contact us to request a custom date and time.

Learn to operate an 1890s printing press at the Cariboo Sentinel Printing Shop. Work one-on-one with Mr. Wallace and the tools of the trade to create your own unique poster and set of custom greeting cards. Participate on your own or invite up to two friends to join you in this private apprenticeship session.

Registration Details

To register, please contact Stewart Cawood at stewart.cawood@barkerville.ca to determine the date and time of your book. Registration open to ages 12 and up. Youth under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Payment is required to confirm your registration.

Price: $175.00 + GST for up to three people

Workshop 2: An Introduction to Blacksmithing

Offered by request. Please contact us to request a custom date and time.

Travel back in time for a lesson in basics of heritage blacksmithing at the Cameron & Ames Blacksmith Shop. Become Mr. O’Connell’s apprentice to create your own unique ironwork piece. Participate on your own or invite a friend to join you in this private session. 

Registration Details

To register, please contact Stewart Cawood at stewart.cawood@barkerville.ca to determine the date and time of your book. Registration open to ages 12 and up. Youth under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Payment is required to confirm your registration.

Price: $175.00 + GST for up to two people