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Primitive Hunting Equipment and Weaponry Day course
Sat 3 June 2017, 10:00 – 17:00 BST
Primitive hunting equipment and weaponry
Learn how our evolutionary history has shaped us and how we and our distant ancestors have evolved and hunted for over 2.6 million years during this 7 hour day course. To understand where we, the human race, is going, we need to understand where we have come from.
On this course we will cover primitive bow making including making natural cordage, Atlatl's (primitive throwing spears) and willow fish traps.
very limited spaces
All our courses are catered for with snacks and drinks offered throughout the day. Please let us know in advance if you have any allergies or any health requirements as will we cater for them.
What to bring?
Appropriate footwear ( outdoor shoes, boots, trainers, no heels or flipflops )
Appropriate clothing (we will be outside for the
duration of the course so please bring clothing
which you will be comfortable in rain or shine)
Camera if you want to take photos
Driving? How to get here
Sat Nav Postcode: SO51 6EF, Sherfield English Road
From North and East travel along the M27 westbound and exit at junction 2 (A36) West towards Salisbury and
Plaitford. Turn right into Sherfield English Road immediately after the Shoe Inn and follow the signs for Gate 1.
From Salisbury and the West travel towards Southampton on the A36. Turn left into Sherfield English Road
immediately after Landford Garage and follow the signs for Gate 1.
Joe Peartree has been studying and practicing primitive living, bushcraft and survival techniques for over a decade. After achieving qualifications in Countryside Management and Woodland Survival Skills he decided to open a school to teach others these valuable skills.
Joe started out working as a chef and for 16 years this was his life. After getting as far as possible as a head chef he switched careers, turning his hobby into a full time job whilst using the skills he had learned in catering trade to be able to teach all walks of life. His deep knowledge of food has enabled him to integrate catering into bushcraft and has created somewhat of a niche, providing great courses that use wild ingredients as well as small and large game preparation and cookery using back country techniques. He strives for perfection and loves his job.