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Hamsterley Forest Events Calendar

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A Night Safari
Hunt for the illusive night life of Hamsterley forest including bats, owls and creepy crawlies of all descriptions.
Den Building
Build a forest den and find out how waterproof it is!
Family Bushcrafts
A family event in the forest where you will build a shelter, light a fire, cook a meal and make something to take away.
Family Bushcrafts Sleepover
Set up a tarp shelter, light a fire, cook a meal and sleep out in the wild woods!
Hamsterley Volunteers
Volunteer event in Hamsterley Forest, County Durham
Wilderness Survival Challenge
Your light airplane has crash landed in dense forest hundreds of miles from civilisation. A survival challenge for 8-16 year olds.
Wilderness Survival Skills - Bushcraft Essentials
Learn about coping with the basics for wilderness survival in the Hamsterley Forest environment. Develop bushcraft skills in shelter building, fire lighting techniques, cooking food on a campfire, finding wild food and collecting safe drinking water.
Wildreness Survival Skills - Fire Lighting in Difficult Conditions
Central to survival; fire warms, dries, makes water safe, cooks food, lifts morale. It is possible to light a fire even in wet conditions. Learn this key survival skill with bush craft expert Bruce Ferguson in Hamsterley Forest.

When is it on

Last updated: 29th February 2016

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