Introduction to Flint Tool Knapping
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.
Dr James Dilley, an experimental archaeologist and craftsman, specialising in prehistoric technologies. In 2009 he founded Ancient Craft, his business aimed at educating and reconnecting people to their prehistoric heritage. James has gained a PhD in Archaeology at the University of Southampton and has worked with numerous museums, schools and heritage sites. His work is displayed at The British Museum and Stonehenge and he has worked with several high profile media companies such as the BBC, National Geographic, New Scientist and Dorling Kindersley Publishing.
Please bring suitable warm outdoor clothing and shoes as this course takes place outside.
Fee & Refreshments
£80 per person, to include tuition, teas and coffees. Please let the Museum know in advance if you have any dietary requirements. The Museum cafe will be open or you may wish to bring a packed lunch.Book course