Family Bushcraft Day

      Saturday, 6th June 2020, Cambridge, UK


This one-day practical bushcraft and nature connection workshop is aimed at families who would like to learn basic skills to enjoy the outdoors. In this workshop you will learn to:


  • set up a simple shelter for cooking over an open fire

  • chop wood and prepare kindling using axe and hatchet

  • light a fire using different fire lighting techniques

  • cook outdoors over a fire

  • use simple wood carving techniques with a knife with emphasis on safety with children

  • play nature connection  games with children

You will also experience family-orientated practical nature connection activities in a woodland setting.  The day will include a talk about nature connection and its importance for the physical development and mental wellbeing of children and adults with time for discussion and questions. The workshop includes a list of resources. 

The workshop will start at 10:00 and will finish at 16:00

Venue: Abington Woods, Little Abington (CB21 6BQ)

Cost per family: £45

 If you are interested in attending or would like more information about the Family Bushcraft Day, please e-mail Andor Vince at or call 079 52635317


          Spoon Carving Workshop

            Saturday 23rd May 2020, Cambridge, UK


This one day workshop is suitable for both beginners and those who have carved before and would like to improve their skills.

The workshop participants will learn about:

  • the structure of wood and woods suitable for carving spoons

  • tools for spoon carving: the carving axe, the carving knife and the spoon knife

  • safe working with basic green woodworking tools

  •  sharpening the carving knife and carving axe

  • preparing wood for carving from splitting a log to shaping it into a spoon

  •  knife grips

  • finishing and looking after wooden spoons

By the end of the workshop you should feel confident to be able to continue to use your new skills at home on your own.

Venue: grounds of  Cambridge Steiner School, Fulbourn (CB21 5JD)

Cost: £65

The workshop is limited to 8 participants. Adults only, or over 13 when accompanied by a paying adult.

If you are interested in attending or would like more information about the Spoon Carving Workshop, please e-mail Andor Vince at or call 079 52635317