Autumn Equinox Volunteer Action Camp

Rural crafts, practical tasks, fire and feast

Mentored by

Simon Summers Heritage Blacksmith

Experimental archeologist, consultant & tutor

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 +4 more
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A summary
The Boar Oak Project invites you to celebrate the CELTIC FESTIVAL OF THE AUTUMN EQUINOX Celtic festival of the Autumn quarter point when day and night are of equal length, a celebration of nature's abundance. Work days ~ Saturday 23rd & Sunday 24th September 2023 Arrival Friday 22nd, between 4 - 8:30PM or Saturday between 8 - 9:30am Camp ends Sunday 8PM Work hours 10 - 4pm Join Simon to celebrate the Summer Celtic festival of EQUINOX 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 Project tasks may include - (weather permitting) » Charcoal Earth clamp build and burn » Clearing and tidying the woodland floor of the charcoal camp area » Set up charcoal grading production area » Prep for building charcoal burners hut » Timber hauling for the charcoal burn >>> 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.) *** No refunds can be given however if you cancel over 48 hours 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 - please 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- SAMHAIN
About your mentor
Simon Summers Heritage Blacksmith
Experimental archeologist, consultant & tutor
Simon specialises in Celtic (Iron Age) La Tène culture repoussé and forge works.
Pricing information
Ticket nameAdult Full Contribution
Price£31.20
InformationSaturday and Sunday Included + meals, firewood & free camping.
Ticket nameAdult Lower Contribution
Price£26
InformationSaturday and Sunday Included + meals, firewood & free camping.
Ticket nameChild Full Contribution
Price£20.80
InformationSaturday and Sunday Included + meals, firewood & free camping.
Ticket nameAdult Saturday or Sunday
Price£15.60
InformationSaturday or Sunday - contribution Includes meals, firewood and free camping.
Ticket nameChild Lower Contribution
Price£15.60
InformationSaturday and Sunday Included + meals, firewood & free camping.
Ticket nameChild Saturday or Sunday
Price£10.40
InformationSaturday or Sunday - 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
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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.

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