James Dilley (AncientCraft)
About James Dilley (AncientCraft)
Flintknapping (production of replica prehistoric stone tools using authentic techniques and materials) Bronze & copper casting (production of replica Bronze Age tools and weapons using authentic techniques and materials) Prehistoric crafts (including cordage, fire making, pottery, art, mastics/glues, clothing James Dilley of Ancient Craft has been producing replica prehistoric tools since a young age. Now a PhD candidate at the University of Southampton, James has examples of his work on display at the British Museum, Stonehenge and many other UK museums. He also appears frequently in TV and media such as BBC's Coast, Invasion!, Great British Countryside; Channel 4's Time Team and in childrens books from Dorling Kindersley. James is one of a very limited number of crafts people in his field who are very experienced with prehistoric crafts and the archaeological record from an academic perspective. James setup Ancient Craft to show off his skills while still learning, it has now become a fully fledged business engaging with museums and events across the UK. Please visit http://www.ancientcraft.co.uk for more information about products, services in prehistoric living history and craft workshops.
Flintknapping (15 years) Bronze & copper casting (6 years)
Open to the Public?
Yes, by appointment only
Provides Course / Training
Available for Craft Fairs
Available for educational events only