Prehistoric flint tool making

Saturday 9 - Sunday 10 June 2018


The course

Using the methods of ancient British people, including flint knapping, cordage manufacture from natural fibres, and working with bone and antler, you will produce your own hafted tool to take home.

The tutor

Will Lord grew up on the English Heritage site of Grimes Graves, a prehistoric flint mine in Norfolk, where his parents were custodians for many years. With a strong family history of archaeology & flint knapping, Will has continued and progressed the tradition, becoming the leading expert on prehistoric survival skills. He regularly teaches Bronze age metalwork courses amongst others.

Participant information

The course will take place outside, so please wear appropriate clothing and footwear. Maximum number of students will be 10.

Fee and refreshments

£160 per person, to include tuition, materials, teas and coffees. The Museum café will be open or you can bring a packed lunch. Please let the Museum know in advance about any dietary requirements.


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