Volunteer,Support,Make a Donation, Become a Friend

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Volunteering is a brilliant way of exploring your interests and making things happen! For some people it’s a way of using their expertise to pursue a passion. For others its a chance to gain new skills, and do things they wouldn’t normally have the opportunity to experience.

At Chain Bridge Forge we truly value any time and assistance you can give – whether its a couple of hours a month, or two weeks solid, helping out with documentation, or putting together publicity materials.

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Make a Donation

Of course, to keep the forge open and to make all our ambitious plans a reality, we need money. Your donations, however small, can make the world of difference!

Please click here to make a donation.

Supporters

Even if you cannot donate your time or money to the Forge, it’s great to know that our work has your support! This project isn’t just for Friends or Volunteers it’s for everyone, and someday soon we hope to have our doors open for all.

Please let us know if you have any stories, photos or memories of the Forge by filling in the form on our Share page

Keep checking our pages for updates, visit us on our open days, and let us know what you’re thinking by sending us a friendly message. You can also “Like” us on our Facebook page.

The more support we get from you in the community, the more likely we are to succeed – it’s as simple as that!

Become a Friend of the Forge

If you’re interested in history, blacksmithing, or Spalding’s past, why not become a Friend? It’s the perfect way to really make a difference to your community, and shape the future of this fascinating site.

The Friends are the life-blood of the Forge, and crucial to its future. Your involvement as a Friend will help us continue to preserve and develop the Forge, creating a physical link with Spalding’s history for everyone to enjoy. Friends are our strongest advocates, and with your assistance we can tell everyone the story of this wonderful building!

Interact with the Forge on a whole new level, with unlimited access to our discoveries, and regular updates on the project’s progress
Have a go at being a Blacksmith, with our demonstrations and training programme (Coming soon!)
Delve into your local history
Receive training in skills such as historical research, cataloguing, oral history, videoing and forge management
Meet other enthusiasts and make new friends with an array of social events, and visits to other historic venues
The Friends are the life-blood of the Forge, and crucial to its future. Your involvement as a Friend will help us continue to preserve and develop the Forge, creating a physical link with Spalding’s history for everyone to enjoy. Friends are our strongest advocates, and with your assistance we can tell everyone the story of this wonderful building!

To become a friend, please click here, or contact Geoff Taylor for more information.

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