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The Round house

Discover the ancient art of fire lighting

Master the Art of Fire Lighting with Learn Bushcraft! Ignite Your Primitive Skills: From Flint and Steel to Bow Drill and Ferro Rods Discover the ancient art of fire lighting in our immersive Bushcraft Fire Lighting course!

Discover the ancient art of fire lighting
Discover the ancient art of fire lighting

Time & Location

25 Aug 2024, 10:00 – 15:00

The Round house, May Hill, Longhope GL17 0NN, UK

About the event

Master the Art of Fire Lighting with Learn Bushcraft!

Ignite Your Primitive Skills by lighting different fires through a range of traditional and modern techniques, ranging from Flint and Steel to Bow Drill and Ferro Rods.

Discover the ancient art of fire lighting in our immersive Bushcraft Fire Lighting course! Step into the woods and master the skills that our ancestors used to survive and thrive in the wild. Whether you're a novice or an experienced outdoor enthusiast, this course will teach you how to create fire using a variety of traditional and modern methods.

 Different firelighting methods and elements

  • Flint and Steel: Spark your first fire with this age-old technique.
  • Hand Drill: Feel the primal connection as you create fire by friction with your bare hands.
  • Bow Drill: Learn the intricacies of crafting and using a bow drill set from scratch, until an ember is born.
  • Solar Fire: Harness the power of the sun using a magnifying glass or parabolic mirror.
  • Fire Pistons: Explore the impressive compression ignition method.
  • Chemical Fire: Understand how to safely use chemical reactions to start a fire.
  • Ferro Rods: Master this reliable modern fire-starting tool and learn how to use it effectively.
  • Natural Tinders: Discover natural tinders like amadou (from fungi) and cramp balls (King Alfred's Cakes), and learn how to find and use them in the wild.
  • Make Your Own Tinder: We will teach you how you can make your orn charred tinders for use with the techniqyes above.

 A Unique Experience:

Walk into the Woods and Craft Your Own Bow Drill

One of the highlights of our course is the hands-on experience of walking into the woods and making your own bow drill set from the resources you find around you. Learn to identify the right materials, fashion your tools, and bring your fire-making skills to life in the most authentic way possible.

 Why Choose Us? 

  • Expert Instructors: Learn from seasoned bushcraft experts who are passionate about teaching and preserving these traditional skills.
  • Hands-On Learning: Our practical approach ensures you get ample time to practice and perfect your techniques.
  • Small Group Sizes: Enjoy personalized instruction and a supportive learning environment.

 Course Details: 

  • Duration: 10 AM - 3 PM
  • Location: Beautiful woodland setting (specific location provided upon booking)
  • Includes: All necessary tools and materials, plus light refreshments

 Book Your Spot Now! 

Unleash your inner woodsman and gain the confidence to light a fire in any situation. Spaces are limited, so book your spot today and embark on a journey back to nature.

Email: info@learn-bushcraft.co.uk Phone: 07733 114030

Tickets

  • Master the Art of Fire

    £50.00

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