Primal Advanced Fire Skills

    One day
    Duncarron Medieval Fort
    Up to 20 people
    Weekend only

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About this course

Prometheus stole fire from Zeus and returned to the humans. He called some of the shivering people from their caves and showed them how to make fire; he showed them how to warm themselves by it and use it to cook their food.  Men and women gathered around the fire and were warm and happy, and thankful to Prometheus for the wonderful gift which he had brought them.

Come along on our Prometheus skills course and learn the ancient fire skills of our ancestors: 

1.   Bow drill fire by friction.

2.   Learn which materials are best for making the bow, the drill and hearth.

3.   Make your own Bow drill set to take home.

4.   Make your own Char cloth.

5.   Learn Fire by Flint and Steel.

6.   Use of different Tinders.

7.   Lighting fires in wet conditions.

8.   The principles of fire and uses in ancient times.

9.   Different types of fire for different situations.

10. Different types of fire for cooking.

What you need to know

What's included

  • All fire making equipment.
  • All meals will be provided along with tasty hot beverages throughout the day.

What's not included

All equipment will be provided for this course.  

Depending on weather, it's sensible to come in clothes suitable for possibly wet and muddy conditions.

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We work to the highest standards of safety and professionalism

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Take home memories and a renewed appreciation for the outdoors