Halloween Taxidermy Classes

Pumpkin Carving, Halloween Mice, Heart in a Jar, Krampus Squirrel Class, Bat Articulation


Dates & Times
Oct 27th 2016 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Oct 28th 2016 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Oct 29th 2016 11:00 am - 6:00 pm
Oct 30th 2016 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Oct 30th 2016 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Oct 31st 2016 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Islington Arts Factory

2 Parkhurst Road

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Tonja Grung


Join The British Academy of Taxidermy This Halloween for A Magnificent Series of Suitably Macabre Classes:

Pumpkin Carving
Oct 27th -7pm-9pm / £20 or two tickets for £30

Free your imagination, let loose your wildest desires, turn a pumpkin into any devil you care. Bring Nothing – Take a Pumpkin Home With You

Halloween Anthropomorphic Mouse Taxidermy Class

Oct 28th - 6pm-9pm / £50 or two tickets for £70

In this gentle introduction to the ancient craft & art of Taxidermy you will learn how to skin, prepare and stuff your very own mouse and present in anthropomorphic fashion – bring your own evil props for this Halloween class – or use some of ours.

Krampus Squirrel Class
Oct 29th -11am-6pm / £100

In this class suitable both for the novice and the more experienced , you will be taught the basics of taxidermy, you will prepare you very own specimen – but the creature you stuff (& take home) will not be the creature you started with – it will be an evil, demented Krampus Creature, bring your own props or use some of ours

Heart in a Jar

Oct 30th Heart in a Jar Class -11am / £50 & Oct 31st Heart in Jar – 6pm / £50

What better way to celebrate the season of ghouls than by getting your hand on a pigs heart, learn how to prepare a specimen and the science of Chemical Fixing Preparation

- It is your choice if you want to preserve your heart in one or two, or even three, bring arrows or knives or anything else you want to put in the jar (ideal Christmas gift too!). Jars and hearts provided, but feel free to bring your own.

Bat Articulation Class in a Dome 

Oct 30th  -3-7pm / £180 

A gentle introduction to the art of osteological preparation. You will be given a set of materials – a pre cleaned Bat Skeleton, a glass dome, branches, glue etc & taught the science of skeletal preparation. You will take home a beautiful bell jar to enhance and enliven your parlour – prepared even in a modern, clean, sterile (& rather dull) way or in a more exciting, cluttered, victorian way – you choose



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