Cornwall RV 2015, Trenowth Wood

Date:3rd April to 6th April

The 2015 RV will be held at Trenowth woods on the 3rd April to 6th April. The woods will be open from Midday Friday to Midday Monday. Drinking water, porta loos and rubbish collection are all on site. We welcome children and dogs, we ask that you keep them safe and under control, and pick up any packages that either deposit! For more information please contact Spanner 07899928131 or Mark 07970494723.

2015 will see: (new stands welcome book with Mark as above).

An Iron Age Forge and knife sharpening with Dave Budd, blacksmithing with Tristan Kessel from Forgeries at Redruth, Leather craft and spoon making with Leon, (, Bowyer Edwin Deady primitive bows from the hedgerows. Edwin will be supported this year by Steve Kemp who will demonstrate ancient arrow making using flint tools archery demos, fletching and string making by the Rebellion Archery Club. Also presented by the Rebellion archery club will be a medieval martial arts display. Wild Plants walks with Marcus Harrison who will also give a talk during the weekend.From the International Guild of Knot Tyers, Richard Hopkins. New this year are use of the axe with Rowland Jones,Fire by friction (including fire pump) with Ross Burt,Gill net making with Ross Burt, a Hunting owl demo and Harris Hawk display, Ferrets and how to make ferret / purse nets will run from our country pursuits stand. Willow work with David from Helygen Baskets

In addition there will be the usual talk and demonstration sessions and some children’s activities depending on interest.A Bushcraft boot fair on Sunday morning, so come along and buy, sell, trade, and barter. We will have charity Tomahawk throwing with a Bushcraft themed prize.Burgers, bacon rolls and hot drinks will be available throughout the RV. Returning this year is JB Real Ale Bar.

Prices for 2015: (No increase from 13)

£15 per adult per night

£7.50 for children

£7.50 per adult (£5.00 child) per for day visitors

Wild camping, tarp & hammock, tents and caravans are welcome. Small fires are allowed on site, and there is a local shop nearby to top up supplies.

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RV Interests

Saturday Morning

  • Ground to air signalling (Footsteps)
  • Deer Cooked on Argentinian Spit/Hungi.
  • Knots

Saturday Afternoon

  • Camp Craft (Footsteps of Discovery)
  • rebellion archers martial arts display
  • Water (Footsteps)

Sunday Morning

  • Boot Fair
  • Knots
  • Harris Hawk/Hunting Owl
RV Children Interests

Saturday Morning

  • Games various (Footsteps)

 Saturday Afternoon

  • Fire Lighting

Sunday Morning

  • Egg Hunt
  • Bread Making


  • Archery Displays
  • Axe Throwing all weekend
  • Blow Pipe competition
  • Harris Hawk
  • Ferrets

The Following workshops are available to book:

  • Blacksmithing
    (Sat/Sun AM/PM)
  • Bowyer (Sat AM/PM)
  • Archery (Sat/Sun AM/PM)
  • Leather Craft
    (Sat AM/PM – Sun PM)
  • Spoon / making
    (Sat AM/PM – Sun PM)
  • Fire by Friction Gill Nets
  • Knife Sharpening

    Sharpening workshop
    Sat/Sun (AM/PM)
  • Willow Craft Sat eel traps/Sun baskets Wild food walks Sat/Sun

Workshop costs £10/25 per session.

Central briefings,there will be central briefings for all RV personnel on Friday

at 1800hrs Saturday and Sunday at 0945hrs.