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Food Foraging Walk
£3 Suggested donation
Sunday 13th May
Meet @ 2.00pm. Finishes approx 3.30pm.
Meet on the corner of Walnut Close, Keynsham, BS31 2RP.
An afternoon walk to identify roots, tubors, plants, leaves, stems, nuts, berries, fruit, mushrooms and ransoms (type of wild onion). From the top of Charlton Rd and across the valley towards Queen Charlton.
2 Part Bushcraft Workshop
(You need to have completed part 1 in order to participate in part 2)
£5 per person
Part 1 – Bends and Hitches
Friday 18th May
Doors open 6.30pm for 6.45 start. Finishing approx 9.15pm.
Meeting @ Community @ 67, 67 Queens Rd, Keynsham, BS31 2NW
(Last shop in row, nr to Indian takeaway, opposite the Methodist Church)
‘A 2.5hr indoor evening preparation session to learn the 11 most practical and useful bends and hitches (knots). Including the terminology of understanding rope terms and its uses. This will include the overhand knot, fig of 8, reef knot, clove hitch, rolling hitch, round turn and two half-hitches, fishermans knot, single sheet bend, double sheet bend, timber hitch and a bowline.’
Part 2 – Bushcraft workshop in Abbots Wood
Sunday 20th May
Meet @ 1.30pm. Finishing teatime approx 6pm.
Meet @ the Holmoak Rd entrance to Abbots woods (next to the childrens park)
(Directions: Holmoak Rd Gate: Enter Holmoak Rd from Longmeadow Rd at the end closest to Charlton Rd. After turning the corner there is a set of garages to your right. The entrance to the park is at the end of the garages.)
A halfday outdoor workshop in Abbots wood; including choosing the right spot and building a basic shelter, making cordage out of bark and natural materials, using a flint lighter demo and hopefully a fire stick and fire drill/bow demo