Nov 4 2018
10am - 4pm

Dartington Estate
£35 adults; £5 kids (<16 yrs)


This fascinating workshop explores the many different applications of fire.

The skills taught and demonstrated include various creative methods to generate fire, including fire-by-friction.

The subject will be taught by practical demonstrations and experiential activity. Fire-making has such wide-ranging appeal that all ages and abilities can be catered for.

All equipment provided.

Event Leader - Chris Salisbury
Chris founded WildWise after many years working as an education officer for Devon Wildlife Trust. With a background in the theatre, a training in therapy and a career in environmental education he uses every creative means at his disposal to encourage people to enjoy and value the natural world. He has worked with Ray Mears and John Rhyder, amongst many others.

Cancellations: The event will go ahead come rain or shine. Sorry no refunds or transfers if you are unable to attend. Please see our terms & conditions for further information.

4 Elements...
NB This is an "Fire" event which can be booked as a standalone event (below) or, alternatively, as part of our 4 Element - Fire, Water, Air & Earth - (4E) programme. Courses in woodcraft, bird language, wild foods, firecraft, and canoeing on the river Dart will deepen your affinity with Earth, Air, Fire and Water whether through skills-building activity or through deep nature connection. Booking a course in all 4 elements entitles you to 20% off the cost. See our 4 Element Programme web page for more details...

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