The Skill of Fire Making

Kielder Castle
Kielder
Northumberland
NE48 1ER

01388 529154

"Central to survival; fire warms, dries, makes water safe, cooks food, lifts morale. Firecraft is one of the oldest skills known to mankind. It is a central survival skill; it warms us, it dries us, it makes water safe to drink, it cooks our food, it lifts morale. Learn several different ways to generate a flame without using matches including with flint and steel Find out about collecting, preparing and using a range of tinders to get the flame going Learn how to build the flame up into a fire you can cook over Learn ways of lighting fire in wet conditions Learn how to manage the fire from start to finish to minimise impact on the surroundings Wear clothes you would do the garden in including waterproofs, strong footwear, midge repellant. The activity leader, Bruce Ferguson, is qualified through the Institute for Outdoor Learning to teach bushcrafts to groups and has been involved in bushcrafts and woodland skills since 1987. You can also book your own personal activity tailored to your requirements on a day and time that suits you (including childrens' parties). Visit www.natureholiday.co.uk for further details."

Ticket Info

Type Entry for Guide price
Single
(Skill of Fire Making)
1
£10.00
day ticket
16+(parental consent required for under 18s) £10 per person

Dates

From To
Sun 30th March 1.30pm-4.30pm

Facilities

Venue

The Skill of Fire Making takes place at...
Kielder Castle Visitor Centre, Kielder (Great Outdoors)
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The Skill of Fire Making

Kielder Castle
Kielder
Northumberland
NE48 1ER

01388 529154

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The Skill of Fire Making

Overview

"Central to survival; fire warms, dries, makes water safe, cooks food, lifts morale. Firecraft is one of the oldest skills known to mankind. It is a central survival skill; it warms us, it dries us, it makes water safe to drink, it cooks our food, it lifts morale. Learn several different ways to generate a flame without using matches including with flint and steel Find out about collecting, preparing and using a range of tinders to get the flame going Learn how to build the flame up into a fire you can cook over Learn ways of lighting fire in wet conditions Learn how to manage the fire from start to finish to minimise impact on the surroundings Wear clothes you would do the garden in including waterproofs, strong footwear, midge repellant. The activity leader, Bruce Ferguson, is qualified through the Institute for Outdoor Learning to teach bushcrafts to groups and has been involved in bushcrafts and woodland skills since 1987. You can also book your own personal activity tailored to your requirements on a day and time that suits you (including childrens' parties). Visit www.natureholiday.co.uk for further details."

The Skill of Fire Making takes place at...
Kielder Castle Visitor Centre, Kielder (Great Outdoors)

Ticketing information

Type Entry for Guide price
Single
(Skill of Fire Making)
1
£10.00
day ticket
16+(parental consent required for under 18s) £10 per person

Dates & times for The Skill of Fire Making

From To
Sun 30th March 1.30pm-4.30pm

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