The Wheelwright: A Craft of Generations (Object of the Month)

The Wheelwright: A Craft of Generations (Object of the Month)

A film by Sam Birch featuring Phill Gregson, Master Wheelwright, Yeoman of the Worshipful Company of Wheelwrights.

In a modern world of mass production and technological advancements, Phill Gregson strives to maintain his families’ traditional skillset of Wheelwrighting.

In this documentary, local lad and Master Wheelwright Phill Gregson gives an insight into his lifestyle and his family history. He shares what it is like being a traditional craftsman in a modern world, evaluates where his work becomes art and discusses what wealth and satisfaction mean to him.

The film is underpinned by Phill’s unique process of creating a wheel from start to finish presenting a first-hand education into Wheelwrighting.

This documentary and a Q&A was screened on 6 June 2021 as part of The Atkinson’sObject of the Month series of free talks.

Posted on 16 June 2021 under At Home Activities, General news, Video

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