Company of Artisans

Historic Building Demonstrations, Medieval Tile making, Living History and Arts and Crafts for schools, events and museums

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Karen and Charlie Slade

About Us

Company of Artisans was formed in 2008 to enable us to showcase all that we offer - historic building crafts demonstrations, Tudor and Medieval demonstrations for schools, tile making, creating displays for museums and a wide range of arts for schools and community events.

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Medieval tile research

Tiles for St. James Priory, Dudley – Original Tiles and Schools Work.

Our largest project to date is our creation and installation of 12 tiled pavements to interpret the ruins of St. James Priory, Dudley. This was a part of a Heritage Lottery Funded project to conserve the ruins, develop the community use of the Priory Park and to commission artists to create new artworks for installation […]

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A set of 9 archer tiles.

Latest News

Finally after years of patiently waiting, we caught a glimpse this afternoon of our medieval tiles above the kitchen sink in Sleeping Beauty’s cottage! We enjoyed Maleficent – it is a wonderful film, but we probably shouldn’t have snuck out to catch the first day’s showing in the afternoon… If you watch the film and […]

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