Spring Equinox Volunteer Action Camp

Rural crafts, practical tasks, fire and feast

Mentored by

Simon Summers Heritage Blacksmith

Experimental archaeologist, consultant & tutor

Organisation links
Location address: West Hoathly, RH19 4QS
Chosen age group:

Ages: children 10 - 18 · adults 18+ years

Available tickets:
Adult full contribution £31.20Adult lower contribution £26Child full contribution £20.80 +6 more
Next date: None - Register your interest
A summary
The Boar Oak Project Invites you to celebrate the Spring Equinox at our Volunteer Action Camp A FESTIVAL OF BALANCE & AWAKENING ~ WHEN DAY AND NIGHT ARE AT EQUAL LENGTH Work days ~ Saturday 23rd & Sunday 24th March 2024 Work hours 10 - 4pm Arrival ~ from Friday 22nd, 3PM ~ Finish 8PM on Sunday Join Simon to celebrate the Spring Quarter point Celtic festival within an ancient woodland. Immerse yourself in rural crafts, practical tasks, fire, hearth, singing and feasting while camping on a real Iron Age Fort from the native Celtic tribe. In West Sussex (near Forest Row) Volunteer roles ‣ Chef & assistant ‣ Task workers Email for questions or to secure a place ~ ironagesmith@gmail.com Tasks we will be working on are: » Dead hedging, creating wildlife habitat » Draw knife bark peeling green timber There may also be: Evening Hearth, Singing, Sharing circle. >>> Contribution £26 - £32 per adult and £16 - 21 per child (over 10 years old) based on what you can afford. - Includes food & firewood and free camping. (Free entry for the chef and team leaders) *** No refunds can be given however if you cancel over 7 days before the event, you may have your booking credited to the next event. *** There is always a strong hearth burning to warm yourself by. You are welcome to come for the whole weekend or just for the day, as long as you come early enough to join for the whole day. >>> Kit you Need to Bring ‣ If staying - a tent, bed roll and sleeping bag plus personal hygiene supplies (wash gear & towel) ‣ Casual work clothes including work boots, waterproofs + warm clothes & hot water bottle. ‣ Snacks & any extra needs (special food diets) + plate, bowl, mug and cutlery. ‣ There is a basic compost loo on site. No dogs unless prearranged. No drink and drugs. Sponsored by Earthclan Structures NEXT ACTION CAMP - BELTAIN, MAY
About your mentor
Simon Summers Heritage Blacksmith
Experimental archaeologist, consultant & tutor
Simon Summers Heritage Blacksmith is an Experimental archaeologist, consultant and tutor specialising in quintessentially Celtic (Iron Age) metalworks, la Tène Culture art in repoussé, forge works, iron smelting & related subjects.      >>> For commissions and any of the above please email: la.tene.blacksmith@gmail.com    >>> To contact Simon for course and action camp information, email: ironagesmith@gmail.com   >>> Join Simon’s mailing list here > http://eepurl.com/hZOglP < for first announcements of any events and masterclasses offered in future.
Pricing information
Ticket nameAdult full contribution
Price£31.20
InformationSaturday and Sunday Includes meals, firewood and free camping. Free for chef -ask for more info
Ticket nameAdult lower contribution
Price£26
InformationSaturday and Sunday Includes meals, firewood and free camping. Free for chef -ask for more info
Ticket nameChild full contribution
Price£20.80
InformationSaturday and Sunday Includes meals, firewood and free camping.
Ticket nameChild lower contribution
Price£15.60
InformationSaturday and Sunday Includes meals, firewood and free camping.
Ticket nameAdult Sunday
Price£15.60
InformationSunday contribution Includes meals, firewood and free camping.
Ticket nameAdult Saturday
Price£15.60
InformationSaturday contribution Includes meals, firewood and free camping.
Ticket nameChild Saturday
Price£10.40
InformationSaturday contribution Includes meals, firewood and free camping.
Ticket nameChild Sunday
Price£10.40
InformationSunday contribution Includes meals, firewood and free camping.
Ticket nameChef volunteer
Price£0
InformationTo cook or assist cooking for at least 2 meals a day in exchange for free camping, firewood and food
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Where we'll be
Chiddinglye Farm, Selsfield Road, West Hoathly, West Sussex, RH19 4QS
WHAT’S PROVIDED
Drinks
Meals
Equipment
Safety

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Cancellation Policy
No refunds are given except in the case of a cancellation by the Mentor.

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.