Get back to Nature with Bushcraft Workshops - 31st March 2016

Getting back to nature

Ever wondered how to make a camp fire from scratch using the traditional flint and steel method? This Bushcraft team host a number of courses, teaching traditional skills and crafts to participants of all ages.

This fantastic team have had a very active presence at festivals throughout last years summer months and are perfect for private events such as birthdays, hen and stag weekends, school trips and corporate team building days. They have rural bases in Sussex but can also travel to you.

With a vast range of workshops and courses available this team have something for everyone.

These workshops and courses offer a great unique learning experience helping to create a connectivity with nature, developing practical skills with a satisfying product at the end and a superb bonding experience for a group.

Workshops Available

  • Fire Lighting Workshop: Learn the traditional flint & steel method, how to gather the proper materials for your fire and how to build a lasting fire. Bring a sausage and you can cook on it too!
  • Spoon Carving: Learn to carve your very own wooden spoon using an axe, carving knife and crook knife. There's nothing like tucking into your porridge with a spoon that YOU have made yourself!
  • Axe Throwing Contest: Get all Viking and throw an axe at a piece of wood! This one is great fun and gets a real buzz of competitiveness going - for groups or couples alike!
  • Hazel Bow Making: A great one for the kids - a chance to banish the iPad and go all Robin Hood and make their own wooden bow from Sussex Hazel. They'll be entertained all weekend with the camps targets too.
  • Natural Fibre Cord Making: Using natural fibre, such as flax or nettle, the team will teach you how to make string and turn it into a bracelet to take home.
  • Rabbit Supper: Learn how to skin and prepare a local rabbit and they'll cook it up over your campfire! One rabbit between 2 people, bread rolls and salad.
  • The Whole Deer: Using a Sussex deer from a local gamekeeper, the team demonstrate how to skin the animal and prepare the hide for tanning, butcher the animal and provide tips on cooking and preserving the meat. They also show you how to use the bones for tools and the sinew for string. At the end of the course they'll cook up a delicious venison steak or stew and you can tuck into!

 

If you would like more information then please get in touch!

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