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Crafting Workshops

Let out your creative side and make something beautiful in one of our crafting workshops.

Tickets for all Crafting Workshop open at 12.00 noon (UK time) on Saturday 24 September 2016. Please see the Crafting Workshop tickets page for more details and to buy your tickets.

Places for these workshops are limited to 15 people and are sold on a first come first served basis so you need to be quick to avoid disappointment.

Please note that if you are taking part in a workshop during the time when the photo session is taking place in the morning or when the signing session is taking place in the afternoon then please speak to a volunteer at the photo/signing session and we'll make sure you get your photographs/autographs as quickly as possible so you can get back to your workshop and only miss a small part of it.

Clay Workshop: Iron Throne

Clay Workshop: Iron Throne

Host: Jude's Clay
Time: 10.00 am
Room: Riverrun
Tickets: £10

Rule the Seven Kingdomes by crafting your very own Iron Throne in this Game of Thrones inspired crafting workshop run by the experienced team at Jude's Clay. All tools and materials are provided.

Tickets for the Clay Workshop: Iron Throne Crafting Workshop cost £10.00 each. Online ticket sales open at 12.00 noon (UK time) on Saturday 24 September 2016. Please see the Crafting Workshop tickets page for more details and to buy your tickets.

Clay Workshop: Dragon

Clay Workshop: Dragon

Host: Jude's Clay
Time: 11.00 am
Room: Riverrun
Tickets: £10

Want to take your own Dragon home with you? Craft your very own Drogon, Rhaegal or Viserion in this Game of Thrones inspired crafting workshop run by the experienced team at Jude's Clay. All tools and materials are provided.

Tickets for the Clay Workshop: Dragon Crafting Workshop cost £10.00 each. Online ticket sales open at 12.00 noon (UK time) on Saturday 24 September 2016. Please see the Crafting Workshop tickets page for more details and to buy your tickets.

Clay Workshop: Free Play

Clay Workshop: Free Play

Host: Jude's Clay
Time: 12.00 pm
Room: Riverrun
Tickets: £10

In this workshop we offer a free choice of what you want to craft out of clay. This crafting workshop is run by the experienced team at Jude's Clay and they will have examples and ideas if you're not sure what you want to make. All tools and materials are provided.

Tickets for the Clay Workshop: Free Play Crafting Workshop cost £10.00 each. Online ticket sales open at 12.00 noon (UK time) on Saturday 24 September 2016. Please see the Crafting Workshop tickets page for more details and to buy your tickets.

Chain Maille Workshop

Chain Maille Workshop

Host: Nihoma Macfarlane of Metal Thistle
Time: 2.00 pm - 3.30 pm
Room: The Twins
Tickets: £14

New for this year! Learn the basics of chain maille crafting with Nihoma of Metal Thistle. We will be using coloured anodized aluminium to make lightweight maille in medieval European design. Enough materials will be supplied either to make a bracelet, or a small strip to add to a costume. Tools will be provided, but if you prefer to bring your own, you will need two pairs of flat nosed pliers.

You can find Metal Thistle in our dealer's area selling pre-fabricated chain maille products and accessories. Nihoma is also able to take on commissioned pieces, please ask her for details.

Tickets for the Chain Maille Workshop cost £14.00 each. Online ticket sales open at 12.00 noon (UK time) on Saturday 24 September 2016. Please see the Crafting Workshop tickets page for more details and to buy your tickets.

Westeros Leather Crafting Workshop

Westeros Leather Crafting Workshop

Westeros Leather Crafting Workshop, photo taken by Emma Andrews

Host: Emma Andrews
Time: 2.00 pm - 3.30 pm
Room: Riverrun
Tickets: £10

One of the most popular things we have had at TitanCon over the last few years have been our Dothraki Jewellery Workshops and Coin Bags of Braavos Workshops run by Emma Andrews from the Game of Thrones Drapes and Embroidery department. This year we are going to call them simply Westeros Leather Crafting Workshops because attendees are welcome to make whatever they wish, be it Dothraki Jewellery, a coin bag, a leather passport holder, eBook cover, decorative belt, piece of clothing, anything you can imagine. All the tools and materials will be provided for you including fabrics, leather, fake fur and real horse hair from Emma's own horses. Emma will be on hand to assist and talk you through the process, all you need is your imagination!

Tickets for the Westeros Leather Crafting Workshop cost £10.00 each. Online ticket sales open at 12.00 noon (UK time) on Saturday 24 September 2016. Please see the Crafting Workshop tickets page for more details and to buy your tickets.

Samwell's Diary Workshop

Host: Emma Andrews
Time: 3.30 pm - 5.00 pm
Room: Riverrun
Tickets: £10

Emma Andrews has suggested a new crafting workshop for this year, Samwell's Diary. Attendees can make their own leather bound diary complete with bound pages ready for recording notes, stories or anything you wish. All the tools and materials will be provided for you including fabrics, leather, fake fur and real horse hair from Emma's own horses. Emma will be on hand to assist and talk you through the process, all you need is your imagination!

Tickets for the Samwell's Diary Crafting Workshop cost £10.00 each. Online ticket sales open at 12.00 noon (UK time) on Saturday 24 September 2016. Please see the Crafting Workshop tickets page for more details and to buy your tickets.

Build-a-Beard Workshop

Host: Pebble
Time: 5.00 pm
Room: Riverrun

This workshop is for anyone that wants to enter our Lovely Beard Contest taking place at 8.30 pm, but either can't or doesn't want to, grow their own facial furniture. We will have plenty of artificial beards in a range of colours available for decorating with many exciting and sparkly things.

The decorations and colouring products may also be used by those with natural beards if you wish. TitanCon accepts no responsibility for any lasting effects on your beard. Should you use any of the enhancement products provided on your own beard then you do so at your own risk.

No tickets required for the Build-a-Beard Workshop, just turn up and join in the fun!