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Sunday 2 February 2025

with Richard Walker, Master Gilder 

GILDING WORKSHOP            £195 inc VAT

All materials and equipment provided.  No experience needed.

Learn about:


  • Traditional Water Gilding and Oil Gilding

  • Surface preparation with gesso and bole

  • Use of size

  • Applying 23.5 carat gold leaf

  • Gilding with fake gold, copper and silver

  • Creating patination and an aged surface

  • Cleaning and conservation

Students may bring in items of furniture on which they would like advice and will take home a samples of techniques.

Maximum of 8 students in a class. 


Tea, coffee & cake provided.  Please bring your own lunch.         

To book, please ring 07890 594068

or email

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