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Events & Activities

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What's on

Adult Bushcraft Events
An introduction to basic bushcraft skills at Fineshade Wood with everything from kit selection and the importance of shelter to finding water, camp craft using a Bushcraft knife and fire lighting.
Artist Talk - Edwina Fitzpatrick & Asher Minns
Join us for an artist-led talk discussing public engagement and understanding of weather and climate past, present and future.
Baby Bushcraft for the under 5’s
An introduction to the woods for the under 5’s - enjoy wild play, forest exploration and outdoor fun whatever the weather!
Bat Survey Training
Bat survey training and monitoring
Document - On Being An Artist
In 2016 six artists, living and working in the East Midlands, were selected to take part in Document, a project that set out to tell their story, in their voice.
Go Wild Event: Finding Water & Autumn Forage
Bring the family to Fineshade, discover Bushcraft and learn how to work in harmony with nature. Learn the principles of finding and purifying water in the wild. Find out what culinary delights Fineshade has to offer this season.
Go Wild Event: Navigation & Shelter
Bring the family to Fineshade, discover Bushcraft and learn how to work in harmony with nature. Discover why people get lost and learn techniques to ensure it is not you! Learn the importance of shelter, both man made and natural ones. Have a go at making your own debris shelter in the woods.
Highway Rat Adventure at Fineshade Woods
Follow trails, play games, bake bread over the campfire, listen to the story and join in with his adventures and maybe you'll get to meet the Highway Rat himself!
Highway Rat Fencing Challenge at Fineshade Woods
Fun introduction to fencing, through Highway rat themed games and activities.

When is it on

Last updated: 28th April 2018

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