Flint knapping

Sunday 2 September 2018


The course

An introduction to the skill of flint knapping. You will go through the techniques and the aim of the day is for everyone to be able to go away and replicate what they have learnt. Minimum age for this session is 12 years old.

The tutor

James Dilley is a PhD student at the University of Southampton, a craftsman and re-enactor who specialises in all prehistoric technologies. He has worked with museums, heritage centres, media. James regularly teaches workshops on prehistoric technologies.

Participant information

This is an intergenerational workshop. The sessions are priced for two people booking together and the minimum age is 12 years.

Please bring suitable warm outdoor clothing and shoes as this course takes place outside.

Fee and refreshments

£60 for two people, to include tuition, teas and coffees and entry to the Museum. Please let the Museum know in advance if you have any special dietary requirements.


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