The last 3 weeks have been hectic but fun. First I worked at Hever Castle in Kent, the childhood home of Anne Boleyn, an impressive Tudor castle with fantastic gardens created by Lord Astor in the early 20th Century.
and these are the porringers I made on the first of four days turning, based on an Elizabethan example excavated in Southwark quite close to the Globe Theatre.
We were camping in the grounds of the castle and after the public went home had the place to ourselves, a barbeque at the edge of the lake one evening was very fine.replica leather vessels.
after four happy days turning and evenings socialising it was off to France leaving the white cliffs of Dover behind.