Visit to the Plumbing Museum and Workshop Trust #PMWT

10:00 Sunday 2nd April 2023.

The Master is taking us for a fabulous day out to the Plumbing Museum and Workshop Trust, our special home of maintaining the Ancient Craft of Leadwork at the splendid Amberley Museum, an open-air industrial heritage museum near Arundel in West Sussex.

Read about the history the Plumbing Museum and Workshop Trust.

The workshop is sited in its own dedicated building (the “Gin Building”) where there are displays of Leadwork and its history.

You will also be able to see a demonstration of the Ancient Craft of Leadwork and Lead Casting by our volunteers, led by Liveryman Peter Cheesman:

Amberley Museum has many different attractions, and our visit coincides with a vintage car display being held there.

Visit Programme:

10:00 am to 11:00am – Welcome coffee, tea, drinks, and pastries in the Hayloft

11:00am – Move to the Plumbing Museum and Workshop Trust. There will be a dedication of a memorial planter outside the workshop and a further presentation when we arrive

11:15am to 12:30pm – Leadwork and Lead Casting demonstration

12:30pm to 2:00pm – Buffet lunch in the Hayloft with wine and soft drinks

2:00pm to 4:00pm – At leisure to return to the workshop, or visit the other displays at the museum

From 2:30pm – Afternoon cream tea with scones will be available in the Hayloft.

4:00pm – Depart.


The cost is £39 per head, and includes a small souvenir from Amberley Museum of your visit.

The visit is limited to 40 guests, so book early to avoid disappointment.


The museum address is: Amberley Museum, New Barn Road, Amberley, Arundel, West Sussex BN18 9LT (handily located next to Amberley Station).

Your Steward, organising and running the visit, is Liveryman Gary Lester who can be contacted on 07771721758.

This event is now full.