The Wilderness 2019 programme
8-30pm Main stage talk – Dean Millard “Urban Bushcraft” – David Willis
9-30am till 10-30am Workshop 1
11am till 12noon workshop 2
2pm Sally Kettle live on the main Stage – An Atlantic World Record Holder.
3pmtill 4pm Workshop 3
4-30pm till 5-30pm Workshop 4
7-30pm Dr Sarita Robinson Live on the Main Stage – Real life survival stories involving young people. After her awesome How to survive a Zombie apocalypse talk last year, Dr Sarita is back with another fantastic interactive main stage talk.
8-15pm – Fire display by Fabaloony
9am – 10am workshop 5
10-15 till 11-15am Workshop 6
11-30am The Big finale a hands on Game Prep and Cook Up with John Boe of Wildways.
For leaders only
Campfire cook off – 4 free places up for grabs giving you the chance to show off your camp cooking skills and be crowned the wilderness cook for 2019
What is in your rucksack? a chance to contribute to our top 10 things to pack in your rucksack for a trip into the wilderness. Come and take part and vote.
Bookable workshops for any participants on Saturday and Sunday including:
- General food hygiene which is involved in “field to fork”
- General deer info and anatomy (identifying lymph nodes, organs and diseases)(Not for the Squeamish)
- Deer butchery (my way)
- Venison Burgers
- Firearms safety and ballistics
- Road traffic incidents.
- Mini Raft Building – Preppers Paradise
- Map and compass – Preppers Paradise
- Military Survival and Preppers Mindset – Preppers Paradise
- Mindset and situation awareness
- Home made face packs – Beauty treatment session, you’ll be shown how to make a face pack with yogurt and oats, then apply and sit back and relax.
- Bodging is the art of chair leg making.
In this session we will show you how to use a traditional shave horse and pole lathe.
- Making a stool – 2 hour session – Make a small stool
- Hobo tin can fires- Make a mini hobo tin can fire pit.
- Military Bushcraft
- Green Woodwork
- Small Game Prep
- Woodland Mindfulness
- Wogun/pot hanger stick carving session
- Knotts and natural cordage
- Paracord Bracelets
- Paracord keyring
- Shelters and Tarps
- Space – stars and planets
- Woven Bramble Baskets
- Hand tool and equipment making, use and safety
- Tree recognition
- Emergency first aid
- Water Safety Skills
- Traps and snares
- Charcoal and Charcloth making
- Mallet Making
- Kazoo making
- Wilderness emergencies
- Stone tool making
- Iron age fire lighting
- The survival room
- Nature walk
- Natural navigation
- Kelly Kettles
- S’mors and dough twists
- Canoe expeditions – an amazingly inspirational session by Alex Kerr. Note this session doesn’t include water time
- Bow drill fire lighting
- Spoon carving
- Campfire bread making
- Arrow making
- Natural cord making
- Bush tucker challenge
- Charcloth, tinder and flint and steel
- Hand Drill fire lighting
- Fat lamps and stone age stories
- How to make a fishing spear
- Water Filters
- Rifle shooting
- Shelter construction
- Cave art
- Tomahawk throwing
- Via Ferrata
These sessions run on Saturday morning, Saturday afternoon and Sunday morning, and are provided on a ‘first-come, first-served’ basis. Bookings for these sessions will open by the 1st of September for those booked on to the event already. An email will be sent with the booking form.