The Australian Blade Symposium brings together the very best of knife making in Australia. If you have an interest in edged tools and how they are made, then this is the premier event for you. From the beginner to the advanced, the Symposium will have something for everyone.

 

The event will be held on the grounds of the historic Cuppacumbalong Homestead, part of Tharwa Valley Forge and Australia’s largest dedicated school for knifemaking.

 

Along with the learning based sessions, you’ll be able to meet other knife makers and bladesmiths, share your experiences and get involved in the social dinners on Friday and Saturday nights. We also encourage all attendees to bring their work and take part in a mini knife show and market place on Saturday night.

 

Confirmed Presenters:

Corin Urquhart · Kev Slattery · Mert Tansu · Adam Fromholtz
Jackson Rumble · Ian Stewart · Matt Mewburn · Wayne Saunders

Plus more to be announced closer to the weekend

TICKETS

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3rd – 5th of September 

Tharwa Valley Forge 

21 Naas Rd, Tharwa ACT 2620 

FRIDAY 3RD SEPTEMBER

4:00pm Registration & Check In
5:50pm Welcome Address
6:00pm Evening Keynote Session
7:30pm BBQ

SATURDAY 4TH SEPTEMBER

7:30am Breakfast
9:00am Morning Keynote Session
10:30am Morning Break
11:00am Selective Morning Sessions
12:30pm Lunch
1:30pm Selective Afternoon Sessions
3:00pm Afternoon Break
3:30pm Afternoon Keynote Session
5:00pm Mini Knife Show/Activities
7:30pm Dinner/BYO Drinks

SUNDAY 5TH SEPTEMBER

7:30am Breakfast
9:00am Morning Keynote Session
10:30am Morning Break
11:00am Selective Morning Sessions
12:30pm Lunch
1:30pm Selective Afternoon Sessions
3:00pm Afternoon Break
3:30pm Afternoon Keynote Session
5:00pm Symposium Ends

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