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Relive ancient crafts and experience a closer connection with your ancestors.

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SPECIAL EVENT-PRIMITIVE SKILLS AND CELEBRATING THE KILL

27th/28th April 2013.

Whats on offer: During the weekend,

DEER BUTCHERY

We will teach you how to check the deer was in good health at its time of death. We then look at the butchery, locating the different cuts of meat. This will then be cooked in various ways such as earth ovens, spit roasting, Drying jerky etc. So that on Saturday evening we can feast upon this prize meat.

FLINT KNAPPING

Learn the basic skills of flint knapping that will aid you to make a range of tools from the past that you will be able to apply to the other skills we are going to teach you.

WILD FOOD FORAGING WITH CAROL HUNT

Carol Hunt is doing an early morning wild food forage, Carol is one of the best wild food experts we have in the UK and it will be an very rewarding experience for anyone who joins her on the woodland walk,bringing back various vibrant foods for us to enjoy.

HIDE TANNING

Covering ancient tanning techniques you will tann a section of deer skin to produce a bag / holder for the items you make over the weekend.

WEAPON CULTURE/HUNTING TOOLS

During this stage of the workshop we will look at slings, Atlatal, throwing sticks, arrows etc, what ever you make you keep.

GLUE, BONE AND CORDAGE

Looking at bone tools such as harpoons fish hooks and needles pine pitch resin and sinew cordage.

All in all we want you to have a facinating and interesting weekend that leaves you with some lasting memories and treasures to take away. There are limited places so please book early to avoid disapointment.

Firery heart of the weekend

The cost is 185 per person, this includes all food and drink over the duration of your stay. Contact Will for further details.