International Blacksmiths Festival
August 13th – 16th, Westpoint Arena, Exeter UK

Don’t miss out on the International Blacksmiths Festival being held at the Westpoint Arena in Exeter next week. The event aims to showcase and celebrate the best of blacksmithing from around the world, the people who participate in this ancient craft, its historic roots and its relevance and place in today’s society.


The event promises to be fun for all the family with live blacksmithing demonstrations, competitions, masterclasses, talks & discussions and entertainment in the form of children’s fairground rides, circus performers, magicians, falconry displays and much more! For full details and to book your tickets visit the event website:

Greystone Forge Showcase

Greystone Forge is a leading UK manufacturer of blacksmith forges and use ACI blowers on some of their forge designs. Greystone are sponsors of the International Blacksmiths Festival and are supplying the forges for the competitions taking place throughout the duration of the festival. Mike Judd, owner of Greystone Forge, has over 35 years experience in blacksmithing and will be exhibiting at the event. Greystone will be showcasing some of their forge designs featuring our Multi-Stage Fans.

To find out more about Greystone’s Blacksmith Forges visit their trade stand at the festival, or visit their website:

ACI Forge Fans & Blowers

Our forge fan units enable blacksmiths to efficiently and effectively raise and lower the temperature control of forges – with the added benefit of units being very quiet, compact, robust and reliable. We offer a range of fans suitable for use in blacksmith forge applications.