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Spooky October half-term tile decorating workshops at Jackfield Tile Museum (30th July 2014)

Spooky October half-term tile decorating workshops at Jackfield Tile Museum

Let your creativity run wild and design a scary, grim monster or gallant hero at these Halloween themed drop-in workshops during the autumn half-term at Jackfield Tile Museum in Shropshire's Ironbridge Gorge.

Using your own choice of fairytale colours you will discover how to ‘paint’ the spooky designs on ceramic tiles using the Victorian ‘slip-trailing’ technique.

The informal drop-in sessions will take place on Friday 24th and Saturday 25th October and again from Monday 27th October until Saturday 1st November. Tiles are priced from £5 each (p&p extra to have your tile sent home after firing) plus the museum admission fee. Workshops start from 10am, but allowing up to 1½ hours to decorate your tile, last admission is at 3.15pm.

Open 10am to 5pm Jackfield Tile Museum is one of the Ironbridge Gorge Museums. A great value Annual Passport Ticket allowing entry into the town and the other nine Ironbridge Gorge Museums, valid for twelve months and unlimited return visits, costs £27.50 per adult, £21 for the 60 plus, £16.50 for students and children and £68 for a family of two adults and all their children aged up to 18 years in full time education (terms and conditions apply); under 5s free. Activities and workshops vary day-to-day and some carry an extra charge in addition to the museum admission fee. Individual museum entry tickets are also available.

For further information Tel: 01952 433 424 or visit www.ironbridge.org.uk. The Gorge is easily reached via the M6 and M54 motorways exiting at Telford (M54 junction 4 or 6).