2023 Workshops, Activities & Demonstrations

FRIDAY ACTIVITIES

Instructor guided projects

These projects will be facilitated for you to get involved in. Although started and mentored by instructors these are all opportunities for you to get your hands dirty and experience some larger Bushcraft and Wilderness Living Skills Projects.

A* Method for Emergencies - 112 Survival
Bowmaking - apltgw
Bowl & Spoon Carving- Central Somerset Outdoor Learning Partnership
Bark Craft- Green Fox Wild Crafts
Boatbuilding and Woodcraft - Fudge the Boat Builder
Bow Making- Central Somerset Outdoor Learning Partnership
Bowl Carving- Green Fox Wild Crafts
Building a Viking Chair - Rowland Jones
Canoes for Shelter - Howl Bushcraft
Canoeing on the lake - Land and Wave
Children's Activities- Central Somerset Outdoor Learning Partnership
Clever Campfire Furnishing - Woodland Survival Crafts
Coyote Kids Activities- Wild Woodcraft
Deer Gralloch- Bison Bushcraft
Forgework- Dave Budd
Green Woodworking- Central Somerset Outdoor Learning Partnership
Herb Chair Plant Walk - Hurst Cottage Herbal Clinic
Handcarving Techniques - Giles Newman
Introduction to Primitive Pottery - Primitive Bushcraft
Knot Tying and Ropework - West Country Knotters
Make Your Own Cream from Wild Plants- Battle Clinic of Herbal Medicine
Nature Walk for kids- Down in the Woods
Old School Camping- Steam Tent Co-Op
Foraging - Families, take your plant knowledge to the next level - Woodland Ways
Sewing Pouches- Woodland Ways
Smoking Fish on the Beach - Coastal Survival
Setting Up Tipis - Dart Valley Bushcraft
Woodland Jewellery- Down in the Woods

STORYTELLING ON FRIDAY NIGHT

Storytelling for Coyote Kids (11 and under) @ 6pm in Classroom 4 (Roundhouse) with Wilderness Tribe CIC

FRIDAY GIG NIGHT (AVAILABLE TO WHOLE EVENT TICKETS HOLDERS ONLY)

Musicians to play for us: Lissy Wroe at 7pm followed by Adam Sweet at 8.30pm

SATURDAY & SUNDAY ACTIVITIES

Throughout Saturday and Sunday there are one hour workshops and demonstrations running concurrently on a comprehensive range of Bushcraft and related subjects including:

ARCHERY RANGE
- Timber Hitch Archery - Activity
ADAPTING SKILLS FOR SPECIFIC NEEDS -
Woodland Survival Crafts - Workshop
AXE THROWING AREA
- South Coast Axe Throwing - Activity - Workshop
BOW MAKING
 - Central Somerset Outdoor Learning Partnership - Activity
BONE NEEDLE & AWL MAKING -
Prehistoric Experiences - Workshop
BLACKSMITHING
- Dave Budd - Demonstration
BONE CRAFT
- Woodland Ways - Workshop
BOTANNICAL INKS
 - Pippin & Gile - Workshop
BOW MAKING
- Central Somerset Outdoor Learning Partnership - Demonstration
BULL
 ROARERS - Survival School (max 10 people)- Workshop
CANOEING ON THE LAKE
- Land and Wave - 30 minute Adult Sessions
CARVING A SPOON
- Down in the Woods - Workshop
DEER CARCASE PREPARATION
- Bison Bushcraft - Demonstration
FISH HOOKS FROM HAWTHORN
- Howl Bushcraft - Workshop
FAITH IN NATURE: Psychological Skills
- Willow Lohr - Workshop
FORGING IN A GROUND LEVEL FORGE
- Dave Budd -Demonstration
FIRELIGHTING
- Woodland Survival Crafts - Workshop
FAST BOWMAKING
 - IOL Bushcraft
FLINT SCRAPER & FIRESTARTER - Prehistoric Experiences - Workshop
GREEN WOODWORKING - Central Somerset Outdoor Learning Partnership - Demonstration
HANDCRAFTING LEATHER POUCHES- Pirate Leathercraft - Demonstration
HANDCARVING TECHNIQUES
- Giles Newman - Demonstration & Interactive
HERBAL WALK
 - Battle Herbal Clinic
HOW TO MAKE A FAST BOW - IOL Bushcraft - Workshop
JERKY MAKING - Cowleys Fine Foods - Demonstration
KNIFE & AXE SHARPENING -
Survival School - Activity
KNOTS & ROPEWORK
- Richard Hopkins - Demonstration
KNOTS & WHATNOT FOR BACKWOODS TRAVEL - 
Howl Bushcraft - Workshop
LEARN THE BOWL BURNING METHOD
- Wilder Ways/Survival School - Workshop
LEATHERWORK
 - Journeyman Handcrafts - Demonstration
LEATHERCRAFT
 - Tibor Eperjessy - Demonstration
MAKING NATURAL PIGMENT PAINTS
- Axe and Paddle Bushcraft - Demonstration
MAKING NATURAL FIBRE PAINT BRUSHES
- Axe and Paddle Bushcraft - Demonstration
MAKING A LONGLINE -
Coastal Survival - Workshop
MAKING LEATHER BELT KEY CLIPS
 - Journeyman Handcrafts - Demonstration
MAKING BIRCH TAR
 - Woodland Ways - Workshop
MAKE A BOWDRILL KIT -
Woodland Survival Crafts - Workshop
MAKE A QUALITY HAND DRILL SET
- Woodland Survival Crafts - Workshop
MAKE STRING FOR A FRICTION FIRE KIT
- Woodland Survival Crafts - Workshop
MAKING A GILL NET
- Coastal Survival - Workshop
MAKING A TINDER POUCH
 - Journeyman Handcrafts - Demonstration
MAKING A LONGLINE FISHING KIT -
Coastal Survival
MAKING & USING A BAMBOO FISHING SPEAR - Coastal Survival
MEAT SMOKING - Cowleys Fine Foods - Demonstration
MEDICINE MAKING
 - Battle Herbal Clinic - Activity
NATURAL CORDAGE IN CONTEXT
 - Woodland Survival Crafts - Workshop
PERSONAL
SURVIVAL KIT - 112 Survival - Workshop
PEWTER CASTING
- Limited Numbers - Wilderness Tribe - Activity
PEMMICAN MAKING
 - Cowleys Fine Foods - Demonstration
PRIMITIVE HUNTING TOOLS _ Beyond the bow
- IOL Bushcraft - Workshop
PRIMITIVE POTTERY FOR OUTDOOR LIVING -
Primitive Bushcraft - Workshop
PRACTICAL TRACKING SKILLS
 - Woodland Ways Stand - Workshop
RETRO TOOL SHARPENING, HANDSAWS & SPOKESHAVES -
Roli Jones - Workshop
RITUAL CEREMONY & SURVIVAL
 - Willow Lohr - Workshop
SCIENCE THROUGH BUSHCRAFT
 - Feral Science - Workshop
SKULLS, BONES, FEATHERS & ALL THINGS SIGN
 - Pippin & Gile
SHARPENING SERVICES
 - Dave Budd Stand - Demonstration
SURVIVOR STRATEGY
- 112 Survival - Workshop
SURVIVOR KNOT
- 112 Survival -Workshop
TRACKING SKILLS - SPOOR IDENTIFICATION
 - Woodland Ways - Workshop
THE BIRCH TREE, ITS OILS, GLUES & MORE -
Woodland Ways - Workshop
TRAINING FOR SURVIVAL -
Dart Valley Bushcraft - Workshop
TRADITIONAL BOWMAKING
 - Steve Munn - Demonstration
TRAPS & SNARES -
Survival School - Demonstration
UNDERSTANDING CONIFERS -
Woodland Ways - Workshop
WHITTLING AN OWL
- Down in the Woods
WILD NUTRITION -
Dart Valley Bushcraft - Workshop
YOGA
 - Lucinda Drabik -Activity

STORYTELLING for Coyote kids in Prehistoric Experiences Stand

SATURDAY GIG NIGHT (AVAILABLE TO WHOLE EVENT TICKETS HOLDERS ONLY)

Musicians to play for us: Tara Crank at 7pm followed by Amplifier at 8.30pm

MASTERCLASSES

Masterclass timetable, bookable in advance:

MAKE A LEATHER SAW SCABBARD - Bison Bushcraft - Friday 18th August @ 9am at the Roundhouse
NATURAL PRINTING ON CLOTH - Willow Lohr - Friday 18th August @ 10.30am at the Roundhouse
HAFTING FLINT & BONE TOOLS -
Prehistoric Experiences - Friday 18th August @ 11.00am at their Stand
BUSHCRAFT FOR MENTAL HEALTH -
Wilderness Tribe - Friday 18th August @ 12.30pm at the Roundhouse
SEA FISHING FROM THE BEACH -
Coastal Survival - Friday 18th August @ 4pm at their Stand
TRACK AND SIGN -
Woodland Ways - Saturday 19th August @ 10.30am at the Roundhouse
WORKING WITH RAWHIDE -
Axe and Paddle Bushcraft - Saturday 19th August @ 12.30pm at the Roundhouse
IMPROVISED SNOW SHOES - Howl Bushcraft - Saturday 19th August @ 4pm at their Stand
HERBAL MEDICINE -
Battle Herbal Clinic - Sunday 20th August @ 10am at the Roundhouse
BOWL & SPOON BURNING - Survival School - Sunday 20th August @ 12.00pm at the Roundhouse
WET FELTING -
Pippin and Gile - Sunday 20th August @ 12.30pm at their Stand