Bushcraft and Coppicing Workshops – Winter 2012

Here are the dates for the Winter workshops I am running through my company Future Tracks (www.futuretracks.co.uk)

Apart from the first one all the bookings should come directly to me:

Email Bookings: gregh@futuretracks.co.uk
Phone bookings: 07776 223337

See you there!

Sunday 30th September 2012. Charcoal Burning.  Learn the practical skills and techniques needed to produce your own BBQ charcoal from readily available materials. 10am – 4pm.
Cost £20.00. Contact Hilary on 07969 436669.
– Monday 22nd October 2012. Rabbits! – Skins and Brain Tanning. Come along on this practical 1/2 day course and learn how to gut and skin your own rabbits and prepare the skins with the fur on to produce soft leather. 10am – 2pm. Cost £25.00.
– Saturday 10th November 2012. Bushcraft Archery (Part 1) – Arrows. Come along and learn the basic principles of fletching by making your own medieval style arrow from first principles. 10am – 4pm. Age 16+. Cost £50.00.
– Saturday 24th November 2012. Coppicing Willow Shelterbelts for Woodfuel. Willow shelterbelts can provide a windbreak for other crops and a source of sustainable woodfuel for your heating . Come along and learn how to source, plant, maintain, harvest and process a willow shelterbelt through discussion, and practical work on existing willow coppice. 10am – 4pm. Cost £40.00.
– Sunday 25th November 2012. Coppicing Willow Shelterbelts for Woodfuel. Willow shelterbelts can provide a windbreak for other crops and a source of sustainable woodfuel for your heating . Come along and learn how to source, plant, maintain, harvest and process a willow shelterbelt through discussion, and practical work on existing willow coppice. 10am – 4pm. Cost £40.00
– Saturday 1st December 2012. Willow Hurdle Making – Come along to learn how to make your own willow fencing panels. 1/2 day course 10am – 2pm. Cost £25.00.
– Monday 14th January 2012. Charcoal Burning.  Learn the practical skills and techniques
needed to produce your own BBQ charcoal from readily available materials. 10am – 4pm.
Cost £20.00.
– Saturday 26th January 2013. Bushcraft Archery (Part 2) – Bows. Come along and learn the basic principles of bow-making by constructing your own simple but effective longbow. 10am – 4pm.
Age 16+. Cost £50.00.

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