Black Powder Musket Handling and Firing
£74.93 – £90.86
Black Powder Musket Handling and Firing

Black Powder Musket Handling and Firing

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Every wondered what it would be like to load and fire a real black powder musket? Well now is your chance! We have teamed up with some highly skilled local reenactors to offer you this amazing course.

This course is open to those 18 and over (photographic ID will be required), we suggest that participants have their own personal insurance.

This course will cover:

  • The History of the Musket

  • Drill

  • Handling

  • Loading

  • Firing

Musket close up


Muskets are a common sight in many period dramas, but how do you hold them and look the part? This course will show you how to handle and hold a musket safely and convincingly.

When: Monday 16th January 2017- 10:00-16:00 (approx.)

Where: Constantine area, Falmouth

Cost: Concession: £75, Full: £85 (plus booking fee)

EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT!- open to all concession or full- a place is only-£70.00 (plus booking fees) only available till the 20th December & limited places!

It is also possible to pay for your place via BACS or Paypal (fee applies)

Tim and his musket

Swashbuckling Cornwall T+C’s

1. Refunds are not offered on places

2. We reserve the right to alter course times, course content and to cancel classes due to any unavoidable and /or unforeseen circumstances.

3. We reserve the right to refuse admission or tuition.

4. Over 18’s only

5. By booking a place on this event you accept the terms and conditions of the company and release it from blame for any injury during the workshop.


Is there an age restriction to attend the workshop?

Yes, you need to be over 18 to take part in this workshop. You will also need to sign a disclaimer form and declare any injuries or medical conditions that may affect you during the workshop.

What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?

Public Transport is limited we suggest all those attending bring their own car or car share.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

If you have any questions or would like more information please contact us at

What should I bring to the workshop?

A notepad as no handouts will be provided sorry.

What should I wear?

We suggest you wear clothes you feel comfortable in with good freedom of movement but also warm as the afternoon will be spent outside. Please also wear appropriate outdoor footwear.

What can I do next?

We also have an advanced course looking at Percussion Muskets, marching and drill for people who have attended this course first. On the day you can also be assessed for a certficiate from the Napolionic Association.


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