The Traditional Arrow Making Workshop - This exciting workshop runs over three days and aims to gives you the knowledge and skills to make a Range of Arrows from modern target style arrows, primitve hunter gather arrows and also medieval war arrows that youll make using traditional medieval methods. Over the three days youll work with sawn out timber you'll prepare yourselves and self arrows made from stems of shrubs with excellent qualites for arrow making. Tracing back the designs to the earliest arrows of Europe’s mesolithic hunter gathers, through to the those great Arrows of war. On this workshop we make and discover how our ansestors made Arrows to suit there needs of warfare or hunter gather lifestyles. Self Arrow designs using round wood timber we prepare and fell ourselves in Sussex and Bushman style arrows.
Material selection, species selection, carpentry techniques, deflection and spining arrows, horn nock inserts, feathers, cutting and preparing feathers, self nocks, primitate glues, medieval glues, modern glues, fletchings, whipping and binding, modern points/piles, medieval bodkins and primitive arrow heads. This workshop is all about the history and techniques of how we evolved to become so sophisticated and successfull using different wood designs and materials throughout our past. .
The course is run over 3 days.
The cost of this course is £325 per person.
This course is part catered offering an evening meal only and we can accommodate meat and vegetarian diets, if you have allergies, a specific or complicated diet or are a strict vegan then you will have to make arrangements to supplement the food provided with your own provisions..
The Tradional Longbow making workshop – set over three days where we focus on wooden bows which historically have informed so much of life in this temperate home of ours. Tracing back the designs to earliest bows of Europe’s mesolithic hunter gathers, through to the those great weapons of war. On this workshop we make and discover how our ansestors made bows to suit there needs of warfare or hunter gather lifestyles. Self bow designs using round wood timber we prepare and fell ourselves in Sussex.
The course is set entirely in the outdoors under the cover of canvas tarps. Approipriate warm outdoor clothing is required.
This is a adult course only.
Upon booking youll recieve joining instructions with more course information and directions.
Dates and times
Fri 18th feb - Sat 19th feb - Sun 20th feb 2022 - (arrive 0845 - finishish on the last day 5pm) Camping is optional.
For Any further questions please feel free to contact us directly.
Near Battle East Sussex
12 max (places available)
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