FLINT KNAPPING COURSES

 

Try your hand at the ancient art of Flint Knapping.

Learn the skill used by our ancestors to create a range of tools such as hand axes, knives, arrowheads and axe heads.

For those with an interest in the prehistoric era, this course offers you a great opportunity to understand the features and characteristics of stone implements.

During the day you will be introduced to the tools that are used for Flint Knapping and shown how and when to use them, You will have clear and well-presented demonstrations of how to make a range of tools covering 3 Periods of the Stone Age, Paleolithic, Mesolithic and Neolithic. This means you will be shown how to make a hand axe, blade core for tools such as saws and burins, plus pressure flaking for producing fine arrowheads. When your day ends you will be pleased to know you keep the items you have made.

The group course is available for £80 per person

Start time 9.30am, Finish 4.00pm

This course is self-catered but refreshments are included throughout the day.

You can also book a personal one-to-one tuition with Will Lord where you will be able to have Will's undivided attention. This is often popular for those who wish to progress further with this complex craft.

Upcoming Events

sun13feb9:30 am4:00 pmSold Out!Flint Knapping Experience 13th February 2022

mon14feb9:30 am4:00 pmFlint Knapping Experience 14th February 2022

fri11mar9:30 am4:00 pmFlint Knapping Experience 11th March 2022

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mon11apr9:30 am4:00 pmFlint Knapping Experience 11th April 2022

fri06may9:30 am4:00 pmFlint Knapping Experience 6th May 2022

sat07may9:30 am4:00 pmFlint Knapping Experience 7th May 2022

sun12jun9:30 am4:00 pmFlint Knapping Experience 12th June 2022

mon13jun9:30 am4:00 pmFlint Knapping Experience 13th June 2022

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mon04jul9:30 am4:00 pmFlint Knapping Experience 4th July 2022

sun14aug9:30 am4:00 pmFlint Knapping Experience 14th August 2022

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sat03sep9:30 am4:00 pmFlint Knapping Experience 3rd September 2022

sun04sep9:30 am4:00 pmFlint Knapping Experience 4th September 2022

sat08oct9:30 am4:00 pmFlint Knapping Experience 8th October 2022

sun09oct9:30 am4:00 pmFlint Knapping Experience 9th October 2022

sat12nov9:30 am4:00 pmFlint Knapping Experience 12th November 2022

sun13nov9:30 am4:00 pmFlint Knapping Experience 13th November 2022

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