Spike Island

Bronze Casting Workshop with Ore and Ingot


26 to 28 May 2018, 10am–5pm


£330 / £280 concessions, booking essential

Two scholarship places are available, see main page for details. 

Event type


Saturday 26 to Monday 28 May, 10am–5pm

Join Ore and Ingot for a three day introductory course to learn how to cast bronze using the lost wax ceramic shell process. Gain the basic skills and hands-on experience of bronze casting in a safe and supportive environment and leave with a cast of your own.

To book please call 0117 9292266, email admin@spikeisland.org.uk or visit Spike Island reception.

Scholarship places

Two scholarship places are available for those who could not attend without financial support. 

  • Support Scholarship is for those who could not attend without the financial support of a scholarship.
  • Spike Island Scholarship is for a Spike Island building user, inclusive of Spike Island Studio Holders, Staff, Cultural Tenants, Spike Associates, Spike Design Tenants, and Spike Print Studio members.

To apply, please send no more than 150 words stating why you would benefit from the Bronze Casting Course and which scholarship you are applying for: info@oreandingot.com by the EXTENDED DEADLINE: midnight Thursday 17 May (applicants will be informed by 21 May 2018).

Please note: the scholarship will cover costs of the course only and the award holders will be responsible for meeting their own travel costs.

Jo Lathwood

Jo Lathwood (b. 1984) is a sculptor and installation artist based in Bristol, UK. Educated at the University of Brighton, Lathwood acquired a First Class degree in Fine Art Sculpture. She has shown work in galleries around the UK and internationally, and has taken part in various residency programmes and biennials in the US, Canada, France, Belgium and Austria. In 2012 she became the co-director of Ore and Ingot, an artist-led fine art bronze foundry in Bristol. Process and materials are a regular inspiration to her practice and the materials she uses range from tree resin to bronze.