Course Location: Derbyshire
Course Time: 09.30-16.30
Course Duration: 1 Day
Course size: 12 persons max
Course Age Range: 18+
Call US: 01234 351006 (09:30-16:30 7 Days)
Flint Knapping Day Course
Have you ever wanted to know how early man and prehistoric people made their survival tools? Have you ever wanted to learn about flint knapping? Well now you can as we've teamed up with Karl Lee, master flint knapper and experiential archaeologist with over 20 years experience of teaching the manufacture and use of stone ("lithic"), bone and wooden tools.
During the day Karl will coach you through the principles of flint knapping and the various steps involved in producing a variety of primitive stone tools in addition to the history and importance of these processes in the evolution of our species. Flint is provided on the day and you'll get to take home the stunning tools you make.
We operate from a basic woodland venue with rustic furniture around the camp fire so do feel free to bring along additional items for your comfort throughout the day and download our recommended kit list for additional advice.
There will be hot and cold water for drinks and a base camp style toilet for your comfort. This is a self-catered course so you will need to bring along a packed lunch and snacks.
Set in the Heart of the stunning Peak District National Park our woodlands are based on this beautiful 3800 acre historical estate, home to Lord and Lady Edward Manners. A warm and caring family estate, woodlands comprise over 600 acres, and our beautiful camp is nestled on the banks of the river Wye. Surrounded by a mature mixed canopy of Oak, Ash, Birch, and numerous conifers the diverse mix of flora is home to a wondferful array of large and small fauna. You may spot Fallow, or see the sign of badger, and will be immersed into a cacophany of bird noise as you share the home of owl, buzzard, woodpecker and more.
This course can be purchased as an 18 month voucher, to book online choose "36 month voucher" from the options above and we will email the details over to you. Alternatively if you are purchasing this course as a gift we can post you a full colour gift presentation pack for just £4.25, just choose posted instead of emailed delivery option. Or contact us by phone to make the arrangements.
Call Us: 01234 351006 (09:30-16:30 7 Days)
We’re happy to take course bookings and payments over the phone. Simply give us a call and we’ll place the booking for you before emailing through confirmation. Alternatively, drop us an email at email@example.com and we’ll call you back.
If your course booking is for a gift, no problem, just let us know at the time of booking and we’ll email you a personalised gift certificate or 18-month voucher to print at home. Or, for a small supplement, we’ll print out a gift pack and pop it in the post for you.