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COURSES

Hide Tanning Camp

A 6 day camp learning both brain tanning and bark tanning.
Rabbit, salmon and deer skins.

 

Camping in beautiful surroundings, gathered round the fire.

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Honouring The Deer

Deeply PRACTICAL AND Soulfully PRAYERFUL

6-day camp learning skinning, butchering, crafting and using every part of the deer. Co-creating honouring ceremony and culture together.

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Learn To Make Leather

Making leather from sheep skins.

A winter series in bark tanning for people local to Mid Wales

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Bark Tanning Weekend

During this weekend camp you'll learn ancient processes of using tree barks to tan and preserve skin into leather and furs. 

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One-to-One Tuition

Come and visit one of our tanneries in Devon or Wales and we can get you started, or guide you through your tanning projects.

 

We are happy to offer tuition, tanning resources and equipment.

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WHAT PEOPLE SAY

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Attended this incredible course last year. The venue was stunning and I felt so immersed in nature. The tutors managed the group needs with finesse, giving everyone the time and attention they needed. I was overwhelmed by the knowledge of our tutors and got more than my monies worth from them. Even if you've tanned before there's so much you can learn. So good I'm considering doing it again just for the sheer enjoyment of being around these talented and knowledgeable ladies.

~Cat Anson, course participant 2016

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The course was fantastic. I had very little experience in tanning , yet i was guided to make a stunning, soft buckskin that i love. There was so much detail explained to us and i learnt many new skills.

Since the course I've tanned 4 more skins and i plan to do more!

~Kael, course participant 2017

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This course made my heart sing. I was wholeheartedly nourished by the joys of learning new crafts with wonderful people in a beautiful natural setting. And Jessie and Jane are wonderful company and guides.

~ Bruce Parry, Explorer, ethnologist and course participant 2016

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