Jeremy Broun is an award-winning designer craftsman, writer and teacher with vast and varied practical experience over a variety of materials disciplines. He has taught at Millfield School, Bristol Polytechnic (teacher training), Rycotewood College and in Finland and has taken students under the Erasmus scheme. In recent years he was invited to become an inspector for The British Accreditation Council. He is organizer and one of the judges of The Alan Peters Furniture Award.
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From time to time and depending on what projects Jeremy Broun is working on, he offers informal and flexible work experience that can help a young person choose a career path. The huge importance of the creative practical arts is it equips young people with valuable enabling life skills. See Royal Society of Arts article by Jeremy Broun.
work experience opportunities for young people
A sixth form student from Kingswood school in Bath spent around a month assisting Jeremy (Thinking Hand Video) make a craft documentary called ‘Alan Peters - the makers’ maker’ and she learned some valuable scripting and editing skills. She gained a job on leaving school as a researcher for BBC Television.
 Joe Tozer: ‘I was fortunate enough to spend two years working with Jeremy Broun. During this time I gained a vast amount of hands on experience in woodworking, mechanics, electronics and problem solving. I was not only able to practice this unique set of skills on the workbench, but I also had the chance to help out with real life projects, such as a kit-car, a bird hide and some of Jeremy’s hand made guitars!  Jeremy is an engaging and informative teacher with a wealth of experience. I use the skills I have learned with Jeremy every day in my current job as a pipe organ builder’.
Sua Cho from South Korea was studying mechanical engineering at Bath University. She helped Jeremy for a few hours a week inbetween studies in his vehicle workshop to renew her interest in using her hands, giving balancing to her computer-based studies. She also learned some woodwork skills:
Elsi Maine, a furniture student from Finland spent two months in Jeremy’s workshop under a tightly organized and diverse programme which also included visits and a short spell in another leading British furniture makers workshop. Elsi helped with workshop chores, received one-to-one teaching and worked on her own projects.  ‘Compared to what I learned at college, it was eye- opening to learn skills and vision that have came from years of experience.
Vehicle restoration   Designing and making furniture    Guitar building    Video production
 A small and modest shopwindow display of some of Jeremy Broun’s innovative designs in wood on the London Road opposite Snowhill flats. Contact Jeremy Broun to find out about any current work experience opportunities 01225 332738    07963 591650  jezbroun@gmail.com
work experience for young people
From time to time and depending on what projects Jeremy Broun is working on, he offers informal and flexible work experience that can help a young person choose a career path. The huge importance of the creative practical arts is it equips young people with valuable ‘enabling’ life skills. See Royal Society of Arts article by Jeremy Broun.
Sua Cho from South Korea was studying mechanical engineering at Bath University. She helped Jeremy for a few hours a week inbetween studies in his vehicle workshop to renew her interest in using her hands, giving balancing to her computer-based studies. She also learned some woodwork skills:
 Joe Tozer: ‘I was fortunate enough to spend two years working with Jeremy Broun. During this time I gained a vast amount of hands on experience in woodworking, mechanics, electronics and problem solving. I was not only able to practice this unique set of skills on the workbench, but I also had the chance to help out with real life projects, such as a kit-car, a bird hide and some of Jeremy’s hand made guitars!  Jeremy is an engaging and informative teacher with a wealth of experience. I use the skills I have learned with Jeremy every day in my current job as a pipe organ builder’.
A sixth form student from Kingswood school in Bath spent around a month assisting Jeremy Broun (Thinking Hand Video)  make a craft documentary called ‘Alan Peters - the makers’ maker’ and she learned some valuable scripting and editing skills. She gained a job on leaving school as a researcher for BBC Television.
Elsi Maine, a furniture student from Finland spent two months in Jeremy’s workshop under a tightly organized and diverse programme which also included visits and a short spell in another leading British furniture makers workshop. Elsi helped with workshop chores, received one-to-one teaching and worked on her own projects.  ‘Compared to what I learned at college, it was eye-opening to learn skills and vision that have came from years of experience.
Jeremy Broun is an award-winning designer craftsman, writer and teacher with vast and varied practical experience over a variety of materials disciplines. He has taught at Millfield School, Bristol Polytechnic (teacher training), Rycotewood College and in Finland and has taken students unfer the Erasmus scheme. In recent years he was invited to become an inspector for The British Accreditation Council. He is organizer and one of the judges of The Alan Peters Furniture Award.
Contact Jeremy Broun to find out about any current work experience opportunities 01225 332738 07963 591650 jezbroun@gmail.com
 A small and modest shopwindow display of some of Jeremy Broun’s innovative design in wood on the London Road opposite the Snowhill flats.