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Fish Skin Tanning course over 3 weeks
Learn fish skin tanning using plants & fungi
For ages: 10 - 18+ years
What we'll do
Discover how to make beautiful fish skin leather utilizing a wide range of flowers, leaves, and fungi, and create unique craft items. This course goes far beyond (although not excluding) the traditional and well known tanning methods using bark, eggs, brains and urine, and other ways of preserving fish skin. Our ancestors were in a deep way connected to the land they lived in or, reciprocally considered, lived with. We are the land and our ancestors are buried in her lap. With this in mind, and while walking the ancestral landscapes themselves, Fergus and Charissa started to feel that there must have been more plants and plant parts then just the various tree barks that were traditionally used for tanning in the (prehistoric) past. This lead to many explorations of both inner and outer landscapes, tapping into their own intuitions and listening to the plants themselves, and to co-creative experiments with beautiful wild herbs, fungi, and even seaweeds with which to successfully ta...
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My experience consists of a leisure activity, on a specific date(s), and therefore the 14-day ‘cooling off period’ under the Consumer Contracts Regulations 2013 does not apply.
• No refunds are given except in the case of a cancellation by the Mentor.