Kevin J Gerry B.Eng

Longdowns Smithy

Longdowns House



TR10 9DS

Tel: 07843 594065

Please call or email me to discuss your requirements

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Gates and Railings by Kevin Gerry Cornwall
Gates and Railings by Kevin Gerry Cornwall


I will be demonstrating some live forging at the following shows this year, and will be joined for some of the shows by fellow members of the Cornish Blacksmiths' Collective.


Blacksmiths at the Royal Cornwall Show 2011
Dan and Richard doing a forging demonstrating at Stithians Show 2016. Richard and two young people making a toasting fork, Great Estate Festival 2021.




The Great Estate Festival 2024 . 31st May to 2nd June 2024. A display of products to buy manufactured by local blacksmiths. New feature, fancy being a blacksmith? have a go at making a hand forged toasting fork or poker under the direct supervision of one of our team.


The Royal Cornwall Show 2024, Wadebridge 6th, 7th, & 8th June 2024. The stand will be run by the Cornish Blacksmiths' Collective. The blacksmiths' stand will be located in the Countryside area at the very top of the showground between the YFC marquee and the lake .

This consists of a live comunity forging demonstration, forging competitions and static displays by blacksmiths in Cornwall and across the South West. There will be a sales and enquiries area for you to speak with the blacksmiths to discuss your commissions. It is sponsored by the Worshipful Company of Blacksmiths and by S J Andrew & Sons, steel stock holders. See some amazing examples of the blacksmiths' craft in the tent.


The West Cornwall Motor Show     Wendron Football Club, TBC


Stithians Show 2024, Stithians Show Ground Monday July 15th, in the Countryside area. I will be joined by local blacksmiths Richard Hingley and Dan Harding Senior, Sanny Feya and Steve Wilson. The Countryside area is now located near the pay gate.


Boconnoc Steam Fair 2024  tbc July 2024. 



The 2024 West of England Steam Engine Rally, this is one of the longest established steam rallies in the country being formed in 1955. It is organised by the West of England Steam Engine Society Ltd, will be held at Stithians Showground  on the 16th, 17th, & 18th August 2024. (For many years it was known as the "St. Agnes Rally") Book in advance for discounts on your admission tickets and camping.


I will be appearing in the Countryside area with some other local smiths and we will be doing some live demonstrations of forgework. The farriers will also be demonstrating making and fitting horse shoes.


If you are a visitor to Cornwall, when you return home you can find your local blacksmith by clicking on the link.

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Kevin Gerry & Richard Hingley Kevin Gerry and Richard Hingley demonstrating at the WESES Rally,Stithians, 2012
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