What Makes Will Lord Unique:
Born in 1970, Will Lord grew up on the English Heritage site of Grimes Graves, a prehistoric flint mine in Norfolk, where his parents were custodians for many years.
With a strong family history of archaeology & flint knapping, Will continued & progressed the tradition, becoming the leading expert on prehistoric survival skills.
Areas of Expertise:
Will Lord spent many years perfecting the art of flint knapping and is expert at producing stone tools such as hand axes & arrowheads.
Additionally, Will Lord is an experienced bowyer, making both Medieval longbows & primitive bow & arrow designs, based on archaeological evidence. Will Lord‘s bows are often seen featured in TV documentaries.
Will Lord excels in all aspects of primitive survival techniques including prehistoric cooking, preparing & using animal hides, butchery, cordage and shelters. In fact covering the entire spectrum of skills needed to survive any time before the end of the Bronze Age.
As an experienced prehistoric re-enactor & experimental archaeologist, Will Lord has rediscovered the secrets of our ancestors who were after all, the original survival experts.
Will Lord has also been hired as specialised instructor by many of the UK’s top bushcraft companies, to bring his unique expertise to their range of courses.
Recent work includes helping to prepare Walking The Amazon‘s TV presenter Ed Stafford, for his new TV series ‘Naked And Marooned’ where Ed has to survive from a dead start situation, using only the materials within his environment.
Will Lord is also working on his own TV projects and is currently inviting Film Production & Broadcasting Companies to review his program ideas and become partners. With a recent resurgence of interest in all things Stone Age, (bolstered by the British Museum’s Ice Age Art exhibition etc), the timing for a Will Lord TV program is perfect.