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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Thornhill Church Monument

The George Saville and Robert Saville Monuments, St. Michael’s, Thornhill, Yorkshire

Charlie worked with Elliott & Ryder Conservation to repair two large early 17th Century monuments within the Saville family chapel at St. Michael’s Church. The George Saville tomb is a canopied monument, carved in alabaster by Maximillian Colt. The project team dismantled, cleaned, repaired the broken stones and reconstructed this during 2012 and 2013. The […]

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Making a Tudor Tile for the Tudor Monastery Farm

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I had a sense of life turning full circle when we were asked earlier this year to help Peter Ginn to make a Tudor Tile. The period that the BBC were filming had almost turned full circle too, back to when they started filming the ‘Farm’ series with ‘Tales of the Green Valley’, set on […]

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