Courses by our members

Here you can find courses run by our members, see the individual course for more details. Please note, these courses are open to the public, come and join in the fun.

Courses 2020 January to April

Basic Camp Cookery – 1 day course

1st February @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Basic Camp cookery - 1 day course Our Campfire cookery course is designed to for the novice outdoor chef.  You will learn the skills necessary to create wonderfully tasty and nutritious meals that any professional chef would be proud of. Hygiene.  Working in the outdoor kitchen doesn’t mean we should compromise our standards of safety.  [...]

BHUTANESE BOW Making Course

9th February @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

For those who do not have the time to commit to our popular 3 Day Bow Making Course we offer 1 Day Courses making Bhuntanese Bows or Mini Bows. Bhutanese Bows are suitable for all ages and are more suited to our adult students. They make a perfect first bow. The Bhuntanese Bows created on [...]

Mini bow making Course

9th February @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Mini bows For those who do not have the time to commit to our popular 3 Day Bow Making Course we offer 1 Day Courses making Mini Bows or Bhuntanese Bows. Mini Bows are suitable for all ages and are ideally suited to our younger students. They make a perfect first bow. Mini bows still [...]

Advanced Bushcraft

2nd March - 6th March

Advanced Bushcraft Course - 4 days This course leads you beyond the weekend bushcraft course deeper into the natural world.  Forest Knights has carefully designed our advanced course to show you how to practise bushcraft skills effectively.  You will learn a variety of traditional skills and techniques needed to develop your awareness and camp craft. [...]

Hurdle making course – 1 day

7th March @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Hurdle making Course - 1 day SORRY, NOW FULL see other dates date: 7 Mar 2020 overview: Learn how to split long, thin rods in half, then use them to weave a strong traditional wattle panel to take home. Hazel will be available to buy at the end of the session so that you can [...]

Fan Bird Carving Course – 1 day

7th March @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Fan Bird Carving Course - 1 day - This one day course will teach you how to carve your own Bird to take home.   Fan Birds are wonderfully delicate and demonstrate what can be achieved with a little time and skill. each fan bird is unique and made from a single piece of wood. [...]

Spoon Carving Course – 1 day

7th March @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Spoon Carving Course - 1 day - This 1 day course will help you unwind around the campfire whilst you learn to carve your own spoon in the beautiful Sussex countryside. Whittling a spoon is an age old tradition playing an important part of many cultures.   Relax whilst the Forest Knights Instructor team guide [...]

Introduction to Field Archery – 1 day

8th March @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Introduction to Field Archery - 1 day Archery has a long and glorious history. There are many different ways to enjoy the traditional skills of the archer. Forest Knights have introduced many people to the simple pleasures of Field Archery we have had the pleasure of running events and organising competitions for a diverse range [...]

Fire lighting course

14th March @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

This course will hone your fire skills to the maximum. Learn to carve and create your own fire by friction sets. Learn the secrets of the hand drill.  You will experience creating fire by as many methods as time allows. What ever your goals with Fire this course is for you. Fire and the environment. [...]

Emergency First Aid at Work Course – 1 day

16th March @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Emergency First Aid at Work Course 1 Day Course.  6 Hours training. This course is designed for a low risk environment where there is access to the emergency services as soon as is practical. On completion of training, you will be able to: Understand the role of the first aider, including reference to: i) The [...]

Bow Making Course

20th March @ 9:30 am - 22nd March @ 5:00 pm

Europe had a long history of making primitive bows.  The earliest remains of bows in western Europe date back over 6000 years. Our ancestors faced the same challenges of working wood to achieve a shooting bow using only hand tools. They were able to fashion excellent hunting bows using flint knives and scrapers. To aid [...]

Weekend Bushcraft

27th March @ 8:00 am - 29th March @ 5:00 pm

Weekend Bushcraft Course “The winds will blow their own freshness into you, and the storms their energy, while cares will drop off like autumn leaves”. John Muir. This course will lead you into the exciting world of nature. It has been carefully designed to show you how rewarding bushcraft can be when practised correctly. Learn [...]

Basic Camp Cookery – 1 day course

29th March @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Basic Camp cookery - 1 day course Our Campfire cookery course is designed to for the novice outdoor chef.  You will learn the skills necessary to create wonderfully tasty and nutritious meals that any professional chef would be proud of. Hygiene.  Working in the outdoor kitchen doesn’t mean we should compromise our standards of safety.  [...]

Fan Bird Carving Course – 1 day

11th April @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Fan Bird Carving Course - 1 day - This one day course will teach you how to carve your own Bird to take home.   Fan Birds are wonderfully delicate and demonstrate what can be achieved with a little time and skill. each fan bird is unique and made from a single piece of wood. [...]

Willow garden structures course – 1 day

17th April @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

willow garden structures course – 1 day - A day to make functional, beautiful garden structures. Obelisks, sweet pea frames, mini-hurdles, ‘sunflower’ plant supports… learn some strong, reliable weaves to shape your structures

Bow Making Course

17th April @ 9:30 am - 19th April @ 5:00 pm

Bow making Course - 3 Days - Europe had a long history of making primitive bows.  The earliest remains of bows in western Europe date back over 6000 years. Our ancestors faced the same challenges of working wood to achieve a shooting bow using only hand tools. They were able to fashion excellent hunting bows [...]

Basic Camp Cookery – 1 day course

26th April @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Basic Camp cookery - 1 day course Our Campfire cookery course is designed to for the novice outdoor chef.  You will learn the skills necessary to create wonderfully tasty and nutritious meals that any professional chef would be proud of. Hygiene.  Working in the outdoor kitchen doesn’t mean we should compromise our standards of safety.  [...]

Courses 2020 May to August

Bow Making Course

1st May @ 9:30 am - 3rd May @ 5:00 pm

Fan Bird Carving Course – 1 day

4th May @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Introduction to Field Archery – 1 day

9th May @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Basic Camp Cookery – 1 day course

17th June @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Bow Making Course

19th June @ 9:30 am - 21st June @ 5:00 pm

Weekend Bushcraft

26th June @ 8:00 am - 28th June @ 5:00 pm

Fan Bird Carving Course – 1 day

27th June @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Fan Bird Carving Course – 1 day

12th July @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Bow Making Course

17th July @ 9:30 am - 19th July @ 5:00 pm

Basic Camp Cookery – 1 day course

22nd July @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Weekend Bushcraft

31st July @ 8:00 am - 2nd August @ 5:00 pm

Fan Bird Carving Course – 1 day

1st August @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Bow Making Course

21st August @ 9:30 am - 23rd August @ 5:00 pm

Courses 2020 September to December

Emergency First Aid at Work Course – 1 day

2nd September @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Apple pruning course (summer)

6th September @ 10:30 am - 4:00 pm

Fan Bird Carving Course – 1 day

9th September @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Basket making course – 2 days

12th September @ 9:30 am - 13th September @ 4:30 pm

Bow Making Course

25th September @ 9:30 am - 27th September @ 5:00 pm

Foraging Course

26th September @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Green wood workshop – 4 days

2nd October @ 9:30 am - 5th October @ 4:30 pm

Advanced Bushcraft

5th October - 9th October

Foraging Course

7th October @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Charcoal making course – 1 day

10th October @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Foraging Course

14th October @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Weekend Bushcraft

16th October @ 8:00 am - 18th October @ 5:00 pm

Bow Making Course

23rd October @ 9:30 am - 25th October @ 5:00 pm

Basic Camp Cookery – 1 day course

31st October @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Fan Bird Carving Course – 1 day

7th November @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Hedgelaying course – 2 days

14th November @ 9:30 am - 15th November @ 4:30 pm

Christmas decorations course

28th November @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Emergency First Aid at Work Course – 1 day

9th December @ 9:30 am - 4:00 pm

Courses 2021 January to April

Basket making course – 2 days

27th February 2021 @ 9:30 am - 28th February 2021 @ 4:30 pm

Hurdle making course – 1 day

6th March 2021 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Willow garden structures course – 1 day

27th March 2021 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Courses 2021 May to August

Green wood workshop – 4 days

14th May 2021 @ 9:30 am - 17th May 2021 @ 4:30 pm

Spoon whittling course – 1 day

12th June 2021 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm